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David P. Winchester, MD, FACS, FACR (Hon)

David P. Winchester, MD, FACS, FACR (Hon.)


Dr. David P. Winchester is the Medical Director of Cancer Programs at the American College of Surgeons and Principal Investigator of the National Cancer Database. He has authored or co-authored 240 peer-reviewed journal articles, serves on 10 editorial boards, and has edited/co-edited 5 books. He is a past-president of the Society of Surgical Oncology and currently serves as the Executive Director of the American Joint Committee on Cancer. He is the past Chair of the National Accreditation Program of Breast Centers. He is an honorary member of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology and an honorary fellow of the American College of Radiology.

He is the recipient of the first annual Society of Surgical Oncology Distinguished Service Award in 2013.