Frederick Greene MD, FACS

Medical Director, Cancer Data Services, Levine Cancer Institute

Frederick L. (Rick) Greene, MD, FACS, received his medical school training at the University of Virginia and completed a residency in surgery at Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Greene was also an American Cancer Society Clinical Research Fellow at Yale. Following residency, Dr. Greene served on active duty with the US Navy as surgeon aboard the USS Nimitz and as an Attending Surgeon at Portsmouth Naval Hospital. Dr. Greene was Professor of Surgery on the faculty of the University of South Carolina School of Medicine from 1980 to 1997 and served as Chief of Surgery at the Dorn VA Medical Center in Columbia, SC from 1980-97. He served as Chairman of the Department of General Surgery and Surgical Residency Program Director at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC from June 1997 to June 2012.

Since 2012, Dr. Greene has served as Medical Director of Cancer Data Services at the Levine Cancer Institute in Charlotte, NC. He is an editor of the 6th, 7th and 8th Editions of the AJCC CANCER STAGING MANUAL and is the past Chair of both the Commission on Cancer and the American Joint Committee on Cancer. Dr. Greene is also the host of the American College of Surgeon’s “CAnswer Forum Live“ series and the Society of Surgical Oncology podcast series, “Speaking of SurgOnc”.