Omeed Moaven, M.D.

  1. Hepatobiliary and Pancreas Surgeon
  2. Surgical Oncologist



  1. Jacksonville, Florida



Dr. Moaven is a surgical oncologist with a clinical focus on pancreatic and hepatobiliary cancers. He is specialized in:

  • Surgical treatment and multidisciplinary management of pancreatic cancer
  • Surgical treatment of primary and metastatic liver tumors including colorectal liver metastasis, cholangiocarcinoma, hepatocellular carcinoma, and gastrointestinal malignancies.

He has background and expertise in translational studies and outcomes research in various gastrointestinal malignancies. His research program is focused on the personalized approach in the treatment of pancreatic cancer and colorectal liver metastasis. His translational research program utilizes ex vivo patient-derived 3D tissue cultures as a platform for pharmaco-profiling and treatment prediction. His research also focuses on novel immunotherapeutic approaches for the treatment of pancreatic cancer applying engineered oncolytic viruses in combination with novel therapeutic modalities such as immune-checkpoint inhibitors.

  1. Bile duct resection
  2. Cancer treatment
  3. Cholecystectomy
  4. Cytoreductive surgery
  5. Gastrectomy
  6. Irreversible electroporation
  7. Liver cyst fenestration
  8. Liver resection
  9. Liver tumor ablation
  10. Microwave ablation for cancer
  11. Minimally invasive liver surgery
  12. Minimally invasive pancreas surgery
  13. Pancreatectomy
  14. Robotic surgery
  15. Small bowel resection
  16. Splenectomy
  17. Whipple procedure
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Pancreatic and hepatobiliary surgery
  • Surgical management of complex benign or malignant pancreatic, liver (primary or metastatic), bile duct, gallbladder, carcinoid, gastric and intestinal tumors and retroperitoneal sarcomas
  • Multidisciplinary management of pancreatic and hepatobiliary cancers
  1. 2020
    Fellowship - Complex General Surgical OncologyWake Forest University
  2. 2018
    Residency - SurgeryUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham
  3. 2015
    Research Fellowship - Surgical OncologyMassachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School
  4. 2014
    Residency - SurgeryMassachusetts General Hospital
  5. 2012
    Research Fellowship - Gastrointestinal Epithelial BiologyMassachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School
  6. 2008
    Research Fellowship - Genetics of Gastrointestinal CancersAvicenna Research Institute, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences (MUMS)


  1. 2021
    Complex General Surgical OncologyAmerican Board of Surgery
  2. 2018
    General SurgeryAmerican Board of Surgery

Reconocimientos y distinciones

  1. 2021
    Intramural AwardNorma Lee and Morton Funger Clinician Career Development Fund in Pancreatic Cancer Research
  2. 2020
    Advanced Cancer Therapies 2020 SSO/ACPMP Travel AwardSociety of Surgical Oncology
  3. 2019
    First place, Cancer paper competition, American College of SurgeonsAmerican College of Surgeons
  4. 2019
    Deal Fund Travel AwardWake Forest
  5. 2009
    Best research study, (In vitro analysis of immune response of the T lymphocytes primed with the Dendritic Cells loaded with total tumor mRNA for immunotherapy of esophageal cancer – Principal Contributor)Khorasan Razavi Annual Research and Technology Festival
  6. 2008
    Scholar-in-Training Award, American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) International Conference on "Advances in Cancer Research: From the Laboratory to the ClinicAmerican Association of Cancer Research
  7. 1998
    Silver Medal, National Chemistry OlympiadIran Ministry of Education

Membresía en asociaciones profesionales

  1. 2021 - present
    MemberInternational relations committee, AHPBA
  2. 2019 - 2020
    ChairSafety Committee, Resident Council, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
  3. 2018 - present
    MemberHepatopancreatobiliary Association
  4. 2016 - present
    MemberSociety of Surgical Oncology
  5. 2016 - present
    MemberAssociation of Academic Surgery
  6. 2012 - 2014
    MemberMassachusetts Medical Society
  7. 2011 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Surgeons
  8. 2011 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  9. 2008 - present
    MemberAmerican Association for Cancer Research


Actividades de investigación

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