William G. Hawkins, MD, FACS

William G. Hawkins, MD, FACS


Specialty Areas

  • Hepatic (Liver Surgery)
  • Biliary (Surgery for Gallbladder and Bile ducts)
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Gastric Surgery(Surgery on the Stomach)
  • Sarcoma Surgery

Common Procedures

  • Whipple
  • Partial pancreatectomy (distal, central, left)
  • Liver resection and ablation
  • Gastric Resections
  • Sarcoma Resections
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Repair of Injured Bile Ducts

Common Diagnoses Treated

  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Liposarcoma
  • Leimyosarcoma
  • Gastric cancer
  • Small Bowel Tumors
  • Ampullary Cancer
  • Duodenal Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Biliary colic
  • Choledocholithiasis
  • Gastrointestinal Tract Cancers
  • Rare tumors of the Gastrointestinal Tract

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery


Medical School: State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1995


2002 – Surgery Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA


2000 – Surgical Research Fellowship, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

2004 – Surgical Oncology Fellowship, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Professional Memberships

American Surgical Association

Southern Surgical Association

American College of Surgeons

Americans Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary Association

American Association for Cancer Research Society of Surgical Oncology

Gastrointestinal Scientific Steering Committee (GISC)

Society for Clinical Surgery

Awards and Honors

2014-present – Top Doctor

2008 – PanCAN “Light up the Night with Hope Award”

Multiple Research Awards (American Cancer Society, VA Merit Award, Young Investigator Awards)


Areas of Research Interest

In addition to clinical work Dr. Hawkins is engaged in education and research. He leads a basic science laboratory dedicated to finding a cure for pancreatic cancer.

Research Interests: Pancreatic Cancer, immunology, drug development, surgical innovation

Clinical Trials

Dr. Hawkins leads an active clinical trials program. At any given time there are several open clinical trials for pancreatic cancer.


Dr. Hawkins is an inventor on 6 patents. He is a founder of Accuronix Therapeutics a small company that works in drug discovery.

Financial Disclosures

Accurnoix Therapeutics



Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Siteman Cancer Center

Missouri Baptist Medical Center

Patients Seen At

Center for Advanced Medicine
4921 Parkview Place
Floor 12, Suite B
St. Louis, MO 63110

Siteman Cancer Center- West County
10 Barnes West Drive
Medical Office Building 2, Suite 100
St. Louis, MO 63141

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To request an appointment with Dr. Hawkins, please call (314) 362-7046.