Biography


Dr. Electron Kebebew is an internationally recognized expert in Endocrine Oncology and Surgery. He has performed more than four thousand operations on the adrenal, parathyroid, and thyroid glands, and for neuroendocrine tumors of the gastrointestinal tract and pancreas. He has given over 200 invited lectures and visiting professorships. His clinical and translational studies on endocrine and neuroendocrine tumors have been awarded more than $30 million in research funding. Dr. Kebebew has authored and coauthored over 400 scientific articles, 50 book chapters, and edited or co-edited four textbooks. His scientific contributions include the use of molecular markers in thyroid nodule to refine diagnosis and prognostication, identification of novel target for endocrine cancer therapy, implementation of genetic testing and advanced imaging modality to optimize the management of patients with endocrine neoplasm and to allow the practice of precision surgery, and the identification and characterization of inherited endocrine and neuroendocrine syndromes, and their susceptibility genes.

Professional Summary


Professional Education
  • Board Certification: American Board of Surgery, General Surgery (2003)
  • Residency: UCSF General Surgery Residency (2002) CA
  • Postdoctoral training, NCI T32 fellowship, Cancer Biology (1998)
  • Medical Education: University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine (1995) CA

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Practice Locations


Cancer Center in Emeryville Emeryville, CA
Emeryville, CA

5800 Hollis Street

Emeryville , CA 94608

(833) 444-7622

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Endocrine Tumor Program - 875 Blake Wilbur Drive Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA

875 Blake Wilbur Drive

Palo Alto , CA 94304

(650) 498-6000

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Endocrine Tumor Program in Emeryville Emeryville, CA
Emeryville, CA

5800 Hollis Street

Emeryville , CA 94608

(833) 444-7622

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(55 Ratings)

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4.9/5

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(24 reviews)

He is excellent with strong professional skills
From the front desk staff, medical assistant, nurse and nurse practitioner everyone was professional and friendly. Dr. Kebebew is amazing and instills confidence. Wonderful team.
Dr. Kebebew explained my Fluocholine PETMR and provided optional treatments.
and helpful and generously offer most pertinent information.Dr. Kebebew and staff are most cordial
Everyone on the team is very kind and professional.
Absolutely wonderful with a professional staff
Dr Wong and Dr Kebebew were very thorough and answered every question in a forthright manner. I instantly put at ease. Making the decision to have surgery was not difficult, as I knew I had the best possible team with me.
Superior team of professionals.
Knowledgeable, articulate, kind, explained things in detail, did not move on until we understood point.
Excellent doctor.
This provider is awesome, he is very detailed in explaining everything, he answers all my questions and the best part I dnt feel rushed in my appointments
Most highly reccomended (by all local physicians)of any other I've encountered
DrK is caring and thorough and skilled and funny and reassuring
Amazing confidents, great interpreter of medicine.
Excellent exchange of medical advice & information.
All very good!
Excellent doctor and thank you for calling on Sunday with the results! (The nurse called).
He took time to explain everything.
Dr. Kebebew is very friendly and excellent in communications.
I was totally confident of Dr. Kebebew's diagnosis.
Dr. Kebebew. Confidence that he passes on to the patient. I trust him with my life and one him my current well being.
Dr. Kebebew is an amazing surgeon. He is so competent, kind & caring. He takes time to.
Everything was perfect.
Dr. Kebebew is amazing! Well spoken easy to talk to, concern for patients A++.

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