Andrew M. Blakely, M.D.

Andrew M. Blakely, M.D.

  • Center for Cancer Research
  • National Cancer Institute
Surgical Oncology Program


Dr. Blakely is a surgical oncologist specializing in peritoneal surface malignancies and soft tissue sarcomas. Primary focuses of his research include:

1) Characterizing differences in gastrointestinal stromal tumors among and within patients.

2) Characterizing differences in peritoneal mesothelioma among and within patients.

3) Evaluating treatment effects of standard chemotherapy and immunotherapy strategies.

4) Exploring and validating fluorescent imaging to guide oncologic surgery.

Areas of Expertise

Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors
Peritoneal Mesothelioma
Intra-Operative Assessment Of Tumor Burden And Completeness Of Cytoreduction

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Selected Key Publications

Bio-Pick, Place, and Perfuse: A New Instrument for 3D Tissue Engineering

Blakely AM, Manning KL, Tripathi A, Morgan JR.
Tissue Engineering Part C Methods. 21(7): 737-746, 2015. [ Journal Article ]

A Collaborative Surgical Approach to Upper and Lower Abdominal Cytoreductive Surgery in Ovarian Cancer

Eng OS, Raoof M, Blakely AM, Yu X, Lee SJ, Han ES, Wakabayashi, MT, Yuh B, Lee B, Dellinger TH.
Journal of Surgical Oncology. 118(1): 121-126, 2018. [ Journal Article ]

Role of Immune Microenvironment in Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors

Blakely AM, Matoso A, Patil PA, Taliano R, Machan JT, Miner TJ, Lombardo KA, Resnick MB, Wang LJ.
Histopathology. 72(3): 405-413, 2018. [ Journal Article ]

American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program as a Quality-Measurement Tool for Advanced Cancer Patients

Vidri RJ, Blakely AM, Kulkarni SS, Vaghjiani RG, Heffernan DS, Harrington DT, Cioffi WG, Miner TJ.
Annals of Palliative Medicine. 4(4): 200-206, 2015. [ Journal Article ]

Elevated C-Reactive Protein as a Predictor of Patient Outcomes Following Palliative Surgery

Blakely AM, Heffernan DS, McPhillips J, Cioffi WG, Miner TJ.
Journal of Surgical Oncology. 110(6): 615-655, 2015. [ Journal Article ]


Research Nurse
Audra Satterwhite, R.N.
Stephanie Canady
Research Nurse Specialist
Stephanie Canady, M.P.H., R.N.
Diane Ahn
Patient Care Coordinator
Diane Ahn
Stacy Joyce
Physician Assistant
Stacy Joyce , P.A.-C
Nurse Practitioner
Molly Sullivan, N.P.
Program Specialist
Joanna Lamot