Bruce Averbook, MD, General Surgery, Cleveland, OH, MetroHealth Medical Center


General Surgery Cleveland, OH

Breast, Melanoma, Surgical Oncology (Other than Breast)

Professor of Surgery, General Medical Sciences (Oncology), and Dermatology, Case West Res University

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  • Office

    2500 Metrohealth Dr
    MetroHealth Medical Center, Cancer Care Pavilion, Division of Surgical Oncology
    Cleveland, OH 44109
    Phone(216) 778-4795
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Education & Training

  • National Cancer InstituteRESIDENCY
  • University of California Irvine
    University of California IrvineRESIDENCY
  • George Washington University School of Medicine
    George Washington University School of MedicineMEDICAL_SCHOOL

Certifications & Licensure

  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 1993 - 2021
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1984 - 2022
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • America's Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2009-2011, 2011-2012, 2012-2013, 2013-2014, 2014-2016
  • America's Top Doctors for Cancer Castle Connolly, 2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2009-2010, 2010-2011, 2011-2012, 2012-2013, 2013-2016
  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2012-2013
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Safety and Feasibility of Minimally Invasive Inguinal Lymph Node Dissection in Patients with Melanoma (SAFE-MILND)  
    Jakub, J.W.,Terando, A.M., Sarnaik, A., Ariyan, C.E., Faries, M.B., Neuman, H., Wasif, N., Zani , Jr, S., Wayne, J.D., Farma, J.M., Averbook, B.J., Grotz, T.E., Allred..., Pending, 1/1/2015

Press Mentions

  • A One-Day Melanoma Refresh with Cleveland Clinic Experts
    A One-Day Melanoma Refresh with Cleveland Clinic ExpertsJuly 27, 2018 18:02


  • Vice Chairman, ECOG Surgery Committee 2016 - Present
  • Vice Chairman, Commission on Cancer Accreditation Committee 2015 - Present

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations