Acclaimed Doctor, Anton Bilchik MD, Honored by Human Rights Group
December 27, 2012 (PRLEAP.COM) Health NewsDr. Anton Bilchik, MD, PhD, FACS, Chief of Medicine and Gastrointestinal Research at John Wayne Cancer Institute, is being honored by the Anti-Defamation League with its annual "Humanitarian Award." This prestigious award will be presented to Dr. Bilchik on Tuesday, December 11th at the Anti-Defamation League's 2012 Annual Dinner Celebration in Beverly Hills, California. This event is also slated to kick-off the Anti-Defamation League's 2013 Centennial year celebrations.
Dr Bilchik, a long time supporter of the Anti-Defamation League, is dedicated to giving back to the community. He has established community outreach programs in undeserved areas to help spread vital information on cancer prevention and available treatment options. In addition, Dr. Bilchik has received numerous accommodations from the mayors of Inglewood, California and Carson, California for his outstanding work in the inner city.
As one of the premier figures in modern oncology, Dr. Bilchik has received many awards and accolades both nationally and internationally, including the distinction of being one of Castle Connolly Medical Ltd's "America's Top Doctors." As cofounder of the California Oncology Research Institute and Professor in Oncology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Dr. Bilchik has dedicated his career to advancing the scientific understanding and methodology of surgical oncology and beyond. Dr. Bilchik is proud to be honored by the Anti-Defamation League for his years of support, groundbreaking contributions to the medical field, and to his community.
About Anton Bilchik MD
Dr. Anton Bilchik is an internationally recognized leader in cancer research in surgical oncology and gastrointestinal malignancies. Dr. Bilchik is Chief of Medicine and Gastrointestinal Research at John Wayne Cancer Institute and Professor in Oncology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He is a pioneer of various surgical approaches for the staging of gastrointestinal cancers and minimally invasive surgeries to combat liver tumors. His research is also focused on molecular profiling and immunotherapy. Dr. Bilchik has been the recipient of many awards and accolades for his accomplishments in the medical community, including the American Cancer Society. He is a member of the American Surgical Association and is listed as one of "The Best Doctors in America" and "America's Top Surgeons." For more information, visit www.antonbilchikmd.com.