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Nicholas J. Petrelli

Helen F. Graham Cancer Center
Christiana Care
Wilmington, Delaware

Professor of Surgery
Thomas Jefferson University
4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road
Newark, DE 19718
(302) 733-1534
npetrelli@christianacare.org

Education/Certification

  • 1965 1969, University of Notre Dame, Cum Laude, South Bend, Indiana
  • 1969 1973, Tulane University Medical School, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1974-1978, St. Mary's Hospital and Medical Center, San Francisco, California, General Surgery Residency

Honors & Awards

  • American Cancer Society Clinical Oncology Fellowship Award 1979, 1980
  • Best Scientific Research Paper, Roswell Park Cancer Institute 1980
  • International Union Cancer Congress (UICC) Fellowship Grant 1980
  • American Cancer Society Volunteer of the Month. San Francisco Unit 1982
  • Louis A. and Ruth Siegel Clinical Teaching Award, Department of Surgery, State University of New York at Buffalo 1990
  • Golden Apple Award for Best Teacher, Division of Surgical Oncology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute 1991
  • Golden Apple Award for Best Teacher, Division of Surgical Oncology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute 1992
  • Stanley Freshling Award for General Surgical Excellence, Mount Sinai Medical Center 1992
  • Preceptor of the Year Award, Physician Assistant Program, D'Youville College 1996
  • The Best Doctors in America - American Health Magazine 1996
  • Buffalo Ambassador Award 1996
  • Golden Apple Award for Best Teacher, Division of Surgical Oncology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute 1997
  • Outstanding Educator of the Year Award, Roswell Park Cancer Institute 1997
  • Good Housekeeping Best Doctors 1999
  • Buffalo Business First – Health Care Hero for Administrative Excellence 2001
  • Golden Apple Award for Best Teacher, Division of Surgical Oncology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute 2001
  • Top Physician in State of Delaware 2005
  • Translational Research Award, Huntington’s Disease Society 2006
  • ASCO Statesman Award

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