Surgical Oncology Faculty


Dr. Thomas J. Miner is an Associate Professor of Surgery and Chief of Surgical Oncology at the Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University.  He received his medical degree from Brown University. Dr. Miner completed a residency in general surgery at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and a fellowship in surgical oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.  He is currently the Chief of Surgical Oncology at Rhode Island Hospital and Associate Surgical Residency Program Director at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.  His research activities include patient centered outcomes following surgery for advanced malignancy for palliative and curative intent.  Dr. Miner’s publications include many of the largest published reports on outcomes following palliative surgical procedures.  His efforts in surgical oncology have been directed towards promoting surgical decision making based on patient outcome data, teaching effective decision models for considering palliative procedures, and emphasizing symptom management and quality of life in the surgical patient with advanced cancer.



MD, Dartmouth-Brown Medical Program
Brown University Medical School
Providence, RI

BA, Anthropology
Magna cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Cambridge, MA
Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH

Postgraduate Training:

Categorical Surgery
Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Washington, DC

General Surgery
Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Washington, DC

2001- 2003
Surgical Oncology
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY


Associate Professor of Surgery at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Chief, Surgical Oncology

Awards, Memberships and Publications
Dr. Miner has many honors, memberships and publications. To see a full list of credentials, download his CV.

Clinical Interests
Surgery, Surgical Oncology

Rhode Island Hospital,
593 Eddy Street,
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: (401) 793-9166
Fax: (401) 444-2788