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Practice areas

  • Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Cancer Team
  • Gastrointestinal and Colorectal Cancer Team
  • Liver Cancer Team
  • Pancreas Cancer Team
  • Surgical Oncology

Faculty rank

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Clinic information

Markey Cancer Center  | Directions »
Whitney-Hendrickson Building, First Floor
800 Rose St.
Lexington KY 40536
For appointments: 859-323-5275

Clinical interests

  • Biliary Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Surgical Oncology



University of Alabama, School of Medicine, Birmingham


University of Alabama, School of Medicine, Birmingham


Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) Surgery, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston
Surgical Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston
Surgical Oncology Research, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham

Certifications or Special training

American Board of Surgery (ABS)
Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO)
Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (AHPBA)

Additional information


National Clinical Research Awards

SSO Essay Award for Best Clinical Research Paper (2013)
Pancreas Club PANCAN Oral Presentation Award (2013)
SSAT Presidential Plenary/Oral Presentation Award (2013)
AHPBA Presidential Plenary/Young Investigator Award (2012)
SSO Essay Award for Best Basic Science Research Paper (2007)

My name is Ching-Wei D. Tzeng; I specialize in the modern surgical treatment of tumors of the liver, pancreas, bile duct, stomach and upper gastrointestinal tract. I also see patients with colorectal, neuroendocrine and other abdominal cancers with liver metastases. I am a part of a team at UK Markey Cancer Center dedicated to the multidisciplinary evaluation and treatment of gastrointestinal cancers.


Research Publications on NCBI PubMed

Related links

Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Cancer

Gastrointestinal and Colorectal Cancer

Liver Cancer

Surgical Oncology