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Ching-Wei Tzeng, MD


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

For an appointment or assistance call 859-257-1000
or 1-800-333-8874 (toll free)

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

Other Interests

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)

Ching-Wei D. Tzeng, MD, specializes in the modern surgical treatment of tumors of the liver, pancreas, bile duct, stomach and upper gastrointestinal tract. Dr. Tzeng also sees patients with colorectal, neuroendocrine and other abdominal cancers with liver metastases. He joins a team at UK Markey Cancer Center dedicated to the multidisciplinary evaluation and treatment of gastrointestinal cancers.