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Giorgos C. Karakousis, MD

Abramson Cancer Center

Degree and Institution

MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Faculty Title

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Division of Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery)


Department of Surgery, Division of Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery

Clinical Expertise
Surgical treatment of melanoma, soft tissue sarcoma, gastrointestinal malignancies including treatment of carcinomatosis and endocrine tumors

Cancer Programs
Gastrointestinal Cancer Program
» Surgery

Melanoma Program
» Surgical Oncology

Other Affiliations
American College of Surgeons; Association for Academic Surgery; American Society of Clinical Oncology; Society of Surgical Oncology

General Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Surgical Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Board Certifications
General Surgery, 2008


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Contact Information

Giorgos C. Karakousis
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
Abramson Cancer Center
West Pavilion, 4th Floor
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Office Phone: 215-662-2083
Fax: 215-662-4132

Melanoma Treatment Video - If you have melanoma ... What You Need to Know
This video guide on melanoma treatment features melanoma experts from the Abramson Cancer Center. There are a total of four videos.