Dr Nancy D. Perrier MD, FACS

Surgical Oncologist, Endowed Professor – Department of Surgical Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Texas, US

Dr Nancy Perrier is a Surgical Oncologist and tenured and endowed Professor in the Department of Surgical Oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center.

She completed her surgical training at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and fellowship training in both Endocrine Surgical Oncology and Outcomes Based Research in Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of California, San Francisco. She was a National Institute of Health funded T32 research fellow. She is a graduate of the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University, with a certificate in Health Care Management.

Nancy has had a career interest in endocrine neoplasms. Her scholarly works – of more than 350 publications and 42 book chapters, range from safe implementation of new medical technology to value based cost of care. She currently serves as a Director on the American Board of Surgery which provides oversight of more than 30,000 surgeons with regard to training, certification and professionalism policies governing surgery in the United States.

Regarded as an expert, Nancy serves in multiple capacities at MD Anderson including Director of Value for the Division of Surgery, section chief and medical director. Nationally her influence extends across multiple societies and organisations including senior authorship of guidelines for care and lead editing of the American Joint Commission on Cancer 8th Edition Manual for staging of cancers. She is highly regarded for her clinical excellence, integrity, initiative, effectiveness and as a consummate leader for her peers.


Sponsored by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons