Thomas Shellenberger, MD

Thomas_ShellenbergThomas Shellenberger, MD is a surgical oncologist who focuses on head and neck cancers. He attended the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in Miami, Florida where he earned his medical degree. At Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL, he completed residencies in oral and maxillofacial surgery and in general surgery.

Shellenberger is board certified and completed fellowships in head and neck surgical oncology, oral and maxillofacial tumor and reconstructive surgery, and hyperbaric medicine and problem wounds. He attended medical School at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in Miami, FL, with internship at Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Miami, FL and residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Miami, FL. He had a Post-graduate training in Head and neck surgical oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Oral and Maxillofacial Tumor and Reconstructive Surgery, Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Fl. Hyperbaric medicine and problem wounds, Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Fl and Board Certification National Board of Medical Examinations American Board of Surgery.

Shellenberger is specializing in the following Diseases, Conditions, Procedures:

  • Recurrent thyroid cancers
  • Cancers of the oral cavity, oropharynx, and larynx
  • Salivary gland cancers
  • Advanced skin cancers
  • Melanoma of the head and neck
  • Complications from treatment of head and neck cancer.

Awards/Recognitions: Stanley Dudrick Award in Surgical Nutrition, University of Miami Daughtry Family Department of Surgery Trainee Excellence Award from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Alumni and Faculty Association Young Investigator Award from the American Society of Clinical Oncology Byers Award from the American Head and Neck Society First place winner, Bristol Myers Squibb Award in Clinical/Translational Research, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center New Investigator Award, James and Esther King Biomedical Research Program

Affiliations: American Head and Neck Society American College of Surgeons American Society of Clinical Oncology American Association of Cancer Research

Language(s): English

Practicing Since: July, 2006

Specialty: Head and Neck Cancer, Melanoma, Oncology Surgery, Skin Cancer, Thyroid Cancer

Locations: Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center 2946 E. Banner Gateway Drive Gilbert, AZ 85234 Clinic phone (480) 256-6444; Office phone (480) 256-3673.