Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
David J Bentrem, MD

David J Bentrem, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery (Surgical Oncology) and Medical Social Sciences

Bio

My primary clinical focus is on the treatment of GI malignancy. My research interests are in translational efforts in GI oncology. I am the head of the pancreas cancer tissue bank and NU pancreas cancer database.

Academic Focus

My research interests are in translational efforts in GI oncology. I am the head of the pancreas cancer tissue bank and NU pancreas cancer database. In addition, we study quality measures for cancer surgery.

Clinical Focus

My primary clinical focus is on the treatment of GI malignancy. Our team focuses on the surgical treatment of pancreatic, liver, bile duct, neuroendocrine tumors and gastric cancers.

 

Education and Certification

  • MD: University of Virginia (1996)
  • Residency: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Northwestern Memorial Hospital) (2003)
  • Fellowship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (2005)
  • Board Certification: Surgery

Contact

To make an appointment, call our general Lurie Cancer Center number at 312-695-0990.