David Roland Byrd M.D.

 David  Roland Byrd M.D.

Bio

Dr. Byrd is a UW professor of surgery, the section chief of surgical oncology and the director of the Melanoma Center. He was the first surgeon to bring…

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Clinical Interests

Surgical oncology, endocrine neoplasms (thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal), gastrointestinal and pancreatic cancers, breast cancer, melanoma, molecular changes in pancreatic cancer and genetic and clinical studies on melanoma.

Research Interests

Molecular changes in pancreatic cancer, genetic and clinical studies on melanoma, and lymphatic mapping in breast cancer and melanoma.

Education

InstitutionCredentialYear
Tulane University-School of MedicineMedical education1982
MD Anderson Cancer CenterFellowship
Univ. of WashingtonInternship
Univ. of WashingtonResidency

DegreeDescriptionYear
MD1982

Board Certifications

CertificationSpecialtyYear
American Board of SurgerySurgery1988
Dr. Byrd is a UW professor of surgery, the section chief of surgical oncology and the director of the Melanoma Center. He was the first surgeon to bring the sentinel lymph node biopsy technique to the Northwest. He is an expert in many surgical procedures, including the Whipple procedure used in pancreas cancer treatment.

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