Xavier M. Keutgen, MD, FACS (Surgical Oncology)Assistant Professor of Surgery
Director of the University of Chicago Neuroendocrine Tumor Center
Co-Director of the University of Chicago Von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) Clinical Care Center
Dr. Keutgen is a board-certified, double-fellowship trained surgeon who specializes in the treatment of neuroendocrine, thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal tumors. He leads a multidisciplinary group of highly specialized physicians who focus on the diagnosis and treatment of patients with neuroendocrine tumors. Dr. Keutgen’s clinical interests include minimally invasive (small incision) and robotic surgery as well as advanced complex surgical techniques for resection of neuroendocrine tumor liver metastases. Dr. Keutgen also has a particular interest in neuroendocrine tumor laboratory research, including understanding why some tumors behave more aggressively and developing new drug delivery methods.
Dr. Keutgen was named one of 40 Under 40 in Cancer in 2019, an awards program identifying and recognizing the contributions being made across the field of oncology by individuals under the age of 40 years old. This recognition, created by The Lynx Group™ and McGivney Global Advisors, celebrates the contributions these individuals are making to improve the lives of those affected by cancer.