• H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute - Surgical Oncology
• University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics - Surgical Oncology
• University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics - Surgery
• University of Louisville School of Medicine - MD
Dr. Kenneth Meredith is surgical oncologist and head of the section of Esophagogastric Oncology in the Gastrointestinal Oncology Department at Moffitt Cancer Center. He is an assistant professor in the Department of Surgery and the Department of Oncologic Sciences at the University of South Florida’s College of Medicine.
Dr. Meredith's clinical interests include surgical and multidisciplinary management of primary and metastic tumors of the colon, rectum and esophagus. He has specialized training in robotic, laparoscopic and minimally invasive colorectal and esophageal surgery, transanal rectal surgery, total mesorectal excision, colonic J-pouch reconstruction and sphincter-preserving surgery. His current research focuses on molecular mechanisms involved in colorectal and esophageal cancer and the development of prognostic and predictive gene signatures for both primary and metastatic gastrointestinal malignancies.
Dr. Meredith received his medical degree from the University of Louisville School of Medicine in Louisville, KY., graduating with the dean’s award for academic excellence. He completed residencies in surgery at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, serving as chief resident his last year. He then pursued additional training at Moffitt with a clinical fellowship in surgical oncology, followed by a research fellowship in surgical oncology.
Dr. Meredith received an American Society of Clinical Oncology Gastrointestinal Oncology Conquer Cancer Foundation Grant in 2012. He serves on the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Guidelines Panel for Esophageal Cancer and Gastric Cancer. Additionally, he is an ad hoc journal reviewer for numerous professional publications.