Kebebew, Electron, M.D., F.A.C.S. individual record
Senior Investigator
  • Senior Investigator, Endocrine Oncology Branch

Dr. Kebebew received his bachelor's degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, in chemical engineering. He completed his medical training, surgical residency and NCI T32 Surgical Oncology Basic Science fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Kebebew joined the surgical faculty at the University of California, San Francisco, in 2002. In 2009, Dr. Kebebew was recruited to be the Head of the Endocrine Oncology Section in the Surgery Branch. In 2012, he became Chief of the newly established Endocrine Oncology Branch. Dr. Kebebew has published over 300 articles, chapters and textbooks. He has received awards from the American Cancer Society, American Association for Cancer Research, American Thyroid Association, American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, and International Association of Endocrine Surgeons. His laboratory investigates the genetic/genomic changes associated with endocrine cancers with the ultimate goal of identifying therapeutic targets and novel anticancer agents for endocrine cancers, and diagnostic and prognostic markers for endocrine tumors. Dr. Kebebew is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, an internationally recognized expert in endocrine surgery, and has performed more than 3,000 operations on the adrenal, pancreas, parathyroid and thyroid.

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