Tanios S. Bekaii-Saab, MD

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Gastrointestinal Cancer Chair

Leader, Gastrointestinal Program

Medical Director, Cancer Clinical Research Office

Vice Chair and Section Chief for Medical Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine

Mayo Clinic

Phoenix, AZ

Tanios S. Bekaii-Saab, MD, is a professor of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, leader of the Gastrointestinal Cancer Program at the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, medical director of the Cancer Clinical Research Office, vice chair and section chief for Medical Oncology for the Division of Hematology/Oncology in the Department of Internal Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona. Bekaii-Saab earned his medical degree from the American University of Beirut in Lebanon and completed a residency in internal medicine at Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis, Indiana and has practiced for over 20 years. His research interests in gastrointestinal cancers are focused on the incorporation of agents that target the multiple facets of cancer, including genetic and epigenetic drives as well as the feeding microenvironment and the immune milieu. The primary goal of his work is helping patients to identify those techniques best suited for their individual situation.