Reid B. Adams

Reid B. Adams, MD

Division:
Surgical Oncology
Department:
Surgery
Call 434.924.2839
Primary Location:

PO Box 800709

Charlottesville, VA 22908-0709

Directions
Phone:
434.924.2839
Secondary Locations:
Expertise
ABMS Certification:
Surgery, 1995
Research Interests:

Cell adhesion signaling in tumor invasion and metastasis clinical trials for gastrointestinal malignancies

Clinical Practice:
Bile Duct Cancer, Gallbladder Cancer, Liver Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Gastric (Stomach) Cancer, Whipple Procedure, Carcinoid Cancer-GI
Appointment:

Chief of Surgical Oncology

About
Title:
Professor of Surgery
Biography

As associate director of clinical affairs for the Cancer Center, Dr. Adams is responsible for clinical strategic and operational management. He is chief of the division of surgical oncology and the division of hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery.

In his clinical roles, he established a Pancreatic Cancer Program that involves screening for high-risk patients as well as novel treatment therapies for those who are diagnosed with the condition. In addition, Adams is member-elect on the Clinical Staff Executive Committee Advisory Committee.

He is also in charge of strategic and operational management of the Cancer Center of Excellence, as director of the COE.

Adams has been a part of the UVA community since 1979 when he was an undergraduate student. He attended the UVA School of Medicine as a student and surgery resident, and after a one-year hiatus for a fellowship in Toronto, Adams joined the UVA faculty in 1995.

His clinical interests include liver, pancreatic and biliary cancers and diseases.

In his spare time, Adams’ primary focus is his family, although he enjoys reading and fly fishing for trout.

 

Awards
  • 2011-2018 Best Doctors in America® List
  • 2015 One of America's Top Cancer Doctors, Newsweek®
Education
Primary:
University of Virginia, 1987
Residency:
Surgery, University of Virginia
Fellowships:
Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, The Toronto General Hospital, University of Toronto; Transplant Surgery, The Toronto General Hospital, University of Toronto