Surgical Oncology Division

Gitonga Munene, M.D.


Contact Person:
Nancy Wedgworth, 901-448-2919,

University Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery

Medical School

  • Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois


  • General Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C.


  • Surgical Oncology, Tom Baker Cancer Center, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Research Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Board Certifications and Certificates

  • American Board of Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • Methodist/LeBonheur Healthcare Memphis Hospitals
  • Regional Medical Center
  • Baptist Memorial Hospital
  • VA Medical Center Memphis

Special Interests

  • GI Cancers and peritoneal based malignancies
  • Hepatobiliary and pancreatic cancers
  • Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC)
  • Melanoma and soft tissue sarcomas
  • Breast cancer
  • Thyroid and parathyroid disease