Dr. Harold J. Wanebo MD, Surgical Oncologist

Dr. Harold J. Wanebo MD

Surgical Oncologist | Surgical Oncology

1165 North Main Street Providence Rhode Island, 02904


Harold J. Wanebo, MD, FACS, is a surgical oncologist currently working within his own private practice and at Roger Williams Medical Center in Rhode Island and is also affiliated with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He obtained his medical education from University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine in 1961 and went on to complete surgical training at the University of California, San Francisco and a tumor immunology residency at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Harold holds over 50 years of experience with an extensive background in surgical oncology, consultations and follow ups. He also spent two years serving in the US Army. Harold is certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery and created the surgical oncology program at the University of Virginia. When not serving patients, he engages in international public speaking and has over 100 published peer reviewed articles and 6 books edited. Additionally, in order to stay up to date on medical advancements in his field, he remains a professional member of the American Head and Neck Society, the Society of Surgical Oncology, the American Society of Clinical Oncology and earned the coveted title of Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Education and Training

University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine

Univ of Co Sch of Med, Denver Co 1961

Board Certification

American Board of Surgery- General Surgery

Surgery American Board of Surgery ABS

Provider Details

Male English

Areas of expertise and specialization

Surgical Oncology/Consultations/Follow Ups

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Local, Regional, National, and International Public Speaking and Lecture-Over 100 Speaking Engagements -


  • Univ Ca Sf Med Ctr, General Surgery; Nyu Hospitals Center, Internal Medicine
  • University of California, San Francisco-Surgical Training; Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center-Tumor Immunology


  • Cornell University


  • Army-2 years Vietnam 1 year

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Head and Neck Society, Society of Surgical Oncology, American Society of Clinical Oncology

Articles and Publications

  • Yes, Over 100 Peer Reviews/6 Books Edited

What do you attribute your success to?

  • Harold attributes his success to the support from his wife and his love of medicine.

Philanthropic Initiatives

  • Created University of Virginia Surgical Oncology Program

Hobbies / Sports

  • Skiing, Piano, Cancer Research

Favorite professional publications

  • New England Journal of Medicine, Annuals of Surgical Oncology, Journal of Clinical Oncology

Hospital Affiliations

  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Accepted Insurance

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Dr. Harold J. Wanebo MD's Practice location

Private Practice/ Roger Williams Medical Center

1165 North Main Street -
Providence, Rhode Island 02904
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