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John F. Gibbs, M.D.

Interim Medical Director of Oncology for the Southern Region

Updated: June 2, 2020

John F. Gibbs, M.D., is taking on a clinical role in surgical oncology as the interim medical director of oncology for the Southern Region which includes Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Ocean Medical Center, and Southern Ocean Medical Center. Dr. Gibbs will continue in the interim position of department chair of surgery at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University.

John F. Gibbs, M.D. joined Hackensack Meridian Health in 2014 as chairman of Surgery, and chief of Surgical Oncology at Jersey Shore University Medical Center. Dr. Gibbs is a nationally renowned expert in treating patients with liver, pancreas, bile duct, and other GI cancers, as well as melanoma, and sarcoma.

Before joining Hackensack Meridian Health, Dr. Gibbs served as chief of Surgical Oncology at Kaleida Health. Prior to that role, he spent 10 years as chief in the GI Division at Roswell Park Cancer Institute. In those leadership positions, Dr. Gibbs maintained a high-quality clinical practice throughout his career. Dr. Gibbs was also an attending surgeon at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, and held several academic appointments, most recently as vice chair/associate program director for the Department of Surgery at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo.