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William Gillanders, MD, General Surgery, Saint Louis, MO, Siteman Cancer Center


General Surgery Saint Louis, MO

Breast, Endocrine, Surgical Oncology (Other than Breast)

Professor, Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine

Overview of Dr. Gillanders

Dr. William Gillanders is a general surgeon in Saint Louis, MO and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Siteman Cancer Center, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis Children's Hospital, and Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital. He received his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine and has been in practice 26 years. Dr. Gillanders accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 136 doctors at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and one of 18 doctors at St. Louis Children's Hospital who specialize in General Surgery. He has more than 100 publications and over 500 citings.

Education & Training

  • Washington University/B-JH/SLCH Consortium
    Washington University/B-JH/SLCH ConsortiumResidency, Surgery, 1991 - 1999
  • Duke University School of Medicine
    Duke University School of MedicineClass of 1991

Certifications & Licensure

  • MO State Medical License
    MO State Medical License 2005 - 2024
  • SC State Medical License
    SC State Medical License 1999 - 2005
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Allscripts Enterprise EHR, Allscripts, 2012
  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • WDFY4 Is Required for Cross-Presentation in Response to Viral and Tumor Antigens  
    Herbert W Virgin, Kenneth M Murphy, William E Gillanders, Wayne Yokoyama, Science Magazine

Press Mentions

  • $10.4 Million Awarded for Pancreatic Cancer Research
    $10.4 Million Awarded for Pancreatic Cancer ResearchAugust 15th, 2016

Grant Support

  • Peripheral Blood Molecular Staging Of Breast CancerNational Cancer Institute2006–2010
  • Molecular Detection Of Breast Cancer In Peripheral BloodNational Cancer Institute2004–2006
  • Molecular Detection Of Breast Cancer In Peripheral BloodNational Cancer Institute2002–2004
  • Peptide Mediated Immunotherapy In TransplantationNational Institute Of Allergy And Infectious Diseases1994–1995

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    Anthem Blue Access Choice PPO
    Anthem Blue Access PPO
    Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
    Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
    Anthem Blue Preferred Select
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    BCBS Illinois PPO
    CIGNA Open Access
    Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
    Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
    First Health PPO
    Great West PPO
    HealthLink PPO
    Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    Multiplan PHCS PPO
    Multiplan PPO
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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