Philippe E. Spiess

Professor of Genitourinary Oncology and Tumor Biology
Moffitt Cancer Center

Dr. Philippe E. Spiess has recently been promoted to senior member in the department of Genitourinary Oncology, with dual appointment in the department of Tumor Biology at the Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute as well as an appointment as full professor in the Department of Urology at the University of South Florida. Dr. Spiess serves as the assistant chief of surgical services at the Moffitt Cancer Center. He completed his urology residency at McGill University in Montreal, Canada and completed a 3-year urologic oncology fellowship at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. Dr. Philippe Spiess’ clinical and research interests are in the field of penile and kidney cancer and has several research study collaborations on national and international levels. Dr. Spiess has published over 200 peer reviewed manuscripts and has edited 5 textbooks in urologic oncology. He currently serves as the vice-chair of the NCCN panel on bladder and penile cancer and sits on several international editorial boards including Urologic Oncology: Seminars and Original Investigations, BJU International, British Journal of Medicine and Medical Research, and the International Brazilian Journal of Urology. He has been invited to deliver numerous lectures both nationally and internationally.
Dr. Spiess serves on several leadership committees at Moffitt including the Promotion and Tenure committee and Moffitt Junior Faculty Award Committee to select study concepts/proposals worthy of funding by the cancer center. He has several honors and awards that including being named the Moffitt Cancer Center Clinical Educator of the Year in 2014 and being awarded the Methods in Clinical Cancer Research scholar fund by the American Association of Clinical Cancer Research.


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