Oncology Division

George Ansstas, MD

Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Oncology Division
Medical Oncology

Research Interests

  • Glioblastoma genetics and epigenetics
  • Melanoma


  • 314-362-5677 (office)
  • 314-362-7086 (fax)
  • 11th Floor Mid-Campus Center (office)
  • Division of Oncology
    Campus Box 8056
    Washington University Medical School
    660 South Euclid Avenue
    St. Louis, MO 63110


1992-1995 BS Science, Bin Ziad High School, Lattakia, Syria
1995-2001 MD, University of Tichreen, Lattakia, Syria
2000 Universita Di Palermo, Italy
Post-graduate Training
2001-2003 Residency, Pathology-Anatomic and Clinical, Tichreen University Hospital, Lattakia, Syria
2004-2007 Residency, Internal Medicine, Saint Louis University Medical Center, St. Louis, MO
2007-2008 Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, Saint Louis University Medical Center, St. Louis, MO
2008-2011 Fellowship, Hematology and Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2014 Visiting Physician, John Hopkins University Neuro-Oncology Program
2016 Cancer Genomics Strengthening, R25 Program
Academic Positions & Employment
2007-2008 Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO
2011-2014 Leukemia and Bone Marrow Transplant Hospitalist, Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO
2013-2014 Oncology Inpatient Attending, Instructor of Medicine, Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO
2014-2015 Hematology and Oncology Fellowship Program Director, The John Cochran Veterans Hospital, St. Louis, MO
2014-present Assistant Professor, Division of Oncology, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2014-present Member, CHIIPS Program, Washington University
2017-present Clinical Director, Melanoma Program, Medical Oncology
2017-present Co-Leader, Melanoma Focus Group, Siteman Cancer Center
Board Certification
2007 American Board of Internal Medicine
2011 American Board of Oncology
2011 American Board of Hematology
Honors & Awards
1995-2001 Medical School Medals
Basic Sciences: Biophysics, Pharmacology, and Pathology
Clinical Sciences: Internal Medicine, Physical Diagnosis, Preventive Medicine, General Surgery, Ob/Gyn, Pediatrics, and Medical Ethics
1995-2001 Dean's List throughout 6 years of medical school
  International Federation of Student Medical Association Award for Excellence in Internal Medicine
2001 Doctor of Medicine Diploma with "Honor" Designation, University of Tichreen, Syria
2008 Internal Medicine Excellence Award, Saint Louis University
2010 Matthew Arquette Fellowship Achievement Award, Washington University
2016 Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine House Staff Teaching Award
2016 R25 Program, Cancer Genomic Award