Nabil Wasif, M.D.

  1. General Surgeon

Departments

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

EnglishHindiUrdu

Dr. Wasif is a Surgical Oncologist, that is a General Surgeon with additional sub-specialty training in cancer surgery. His clinical expertise covers:

  • Cytoreductive Surgery and HIPEC (Hyperthermic Intra-operative Chemotherapy): This is a specialized treatment for advanced colon cancer, appendix cancer and peritoneal mesothelioma.
  • Pancreatic cancer: Both adenocarcinoma and neuroendocrine tumors
  • Gastric cancer: Both adenocarcinoma and GIST tumors
  • Melanoma
  • Retro-peritoneal sarcoma

In addition to his clinical activities Dr. Wasif is the Program Director for the General Surgery Residency Program at Mayo Clinic Arizona. He is also actively involved in clinical research, primarily in the field of comparative effectiveness research and health services research as it pertains to cancer care.

  1. 2014
    MPHHarvard School of Public Health
  2. 2009
    Clinical Fellowship - Surgical OncologyJohn Wayne Cancer Institute, Saint John's Health Center
  3. 2007
    Resident - General SurgeryNew York Presbyterian Hospital
  4. 1998
    MB BSAga Khan University Medical College

Certifications

  1. 2008
    General SurgeryAmerican Board of Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    J. Bradley Aust Award for Best Paper by a New MemberWestern Surgical Association
  2. 2017
    Outstanding Resident Research AwardAssociation for Academic Surgery
  3. 2012
    *Merit Award RecipientGI Cancer Symposium, American Society of Clinical Oncology
  4. 2011
    *Merit Award RecipientBreast Cancer Symposium, American Society of Clinical Oncology
  5. 2011
    *Merit Award RecipientSociety of Surgical Oncology
  6. 2010
    *Merit Award RecipientSociety of Surgical Oncology
  7. 2009
    Merit Award RecipientBreast Cancer Symposium, American Society of Clinical Oncology
  8. 2009
    Merit Award for Fellow ResearchAnnual Meeting, American Society of Clinical Oncology
  9. 2009
    Merit Award RecipientGI Cancer Symposium, American Society of Clinical Oncology
  10. 2008
    Merit Award RecipientBreast Cancer Symposium, American Society of Clinical Oncology

Professional memberships

  1. 2017
    Cancer Liaison PhysicianCommission on Cancer
  2. 2017 - present
    MemberSurgical Quality Subcommittee, Surgical and Procedural Committee, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona
  3. 2017 - present
    Co-ChairSurgical Disease Oriented Group, Mayo Clinic Task Forces/Work Groups, Mayo Clinic in Arizona
  4. 2017 - present
    MemberScientific Review Committee (SRC-B), Protocols Review Committee, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center - Arizona
  5. 2015 - 2017
    MemberHealth Care Quality and Outcomes Committee, GI Site, Society for Surgery of the Gastrointestinal Tract
  6. 2014 - 2017
    MemberMelanoma Disease Site Work Group, Society of Surgical Oncology
  7. 2014 - 2017
    MemberMember Serivces Committee, Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  8. 2014
    MemberLocal Arrangements Committee, Society of Surgical Oncology
  9. 2012 - present
    ChairGI Cancer Biobanking/Clinical Database Group, Department of Surgery
  10. 2012 - 2014
    MemberProgram Committee, Association of Academic Surgeons
  11. 2012 - 2014
    MemberProgram Committee, Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  12. 2012 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Arizona Graduate Education Subcommittee, Education Committee, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  13. 2011 - present
    Associate Program DirectorGeneral Surgery Residency, Department of Surgery
  14. 2010 - present
    MemberAssociation of Academic Surgeons
  15. 2010 - present
    MemberSociety for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  16. 2009 - 2011
    MemberOutcomes Committee, Society of Surgical Oncology
  17. 2009 - present
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Surgery
  18. 2009 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Surgeons
  19. 2007 - present
    MemberSociety of Surgical Oncology
  20. 2007 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  21. 2000 - present
    MemberMensa International
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Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.