Jason Sicklick, MD FACS

Jason Sicklick
UC San Diego Health

Dr. Jason Sicklick is an NIH R01 funded investigator and NIH T32 program director, Professor of Surgery and Adjunct Professor of Pharmacology, Executive Vice Chair of Research in the Department of Surgery, and Associate Program Director of the General Surgery Residency at UC San Diego, as well as Leader of the Sarcoma Disease Team and Co-Leader of the CCSG Structural and Functional Genomics Program at the UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center. He is a board-certified general surgeon and surgical oncologist specializing in the treatment of complex retroperitoneal and abdominal sarcomas, including gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST), as well as hepatobiliary oncology. He received his medical degree from the UCLA School of Medicine, completed his general surgery residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, and completed a fellowship in surgical oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He joined the UC San Diego Division of Surgical Oncology at Moores Cancer Center in 2010. Dr. Sicklick is currently an active member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Soft Tissue Sarcoma Committee and GIST Committee, the Trans-Atlantic Australasian Retroperitoneal Sarcoma Working Group (TARPSWG), and Scientific Steering Committee of SARC. He also serves on the medical advisory board of The Life Raft Group, as well as chairs Study Section Panel B (Clinical Oncology and Therapeutics) of the Israel Cancer Research Fund (ICRF). Dr. Sicklick is the Associate Section Editor of Sarcoma for SSO’s Surgical Oncology Insight, as well as on the Editorial Boards of Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery and Cancer.

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