• Attending, Hepatopancreatobiliary Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Co-Director of Surgical Initiatives, David M. Rubenstein Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Associate Program Director, Complex General Surgical Oncology Fellowship, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Associate Professor of Surgery Weill-Cornell School of Medicine, Cornell University

Dr Wei is an Attending Surgeon on the Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) and Associate Professor of Surgery at Weill-Cornell School of Medicine in New York. She serves as the Co-director of Surgical Initiatives at the David M Rubenstein Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research at MSKCC and the Associate Program Director of the MSKCC Complex General Surgical Oncology Fellowship.

She has a high volume academic practice in HPB surgical oncology including liver and pancreas robotic HPB surgery. Her active research program encompasses: (1) clinical trials on multimodality therapy for pancreatic cancer with vascular involvement; as well as (2) Health Services Research focused on implementation of quality improvement strategies for cancer surgery.

In addition, Dr. Wei has expertise in system level health policy, having served as a health policy advisor to the Ontario Government in the role of Lead for Quality and Knowledge Transfer for the Surgical Oncology Program at Cancer Care Ontario (2014-2018). This is the provincial organization that oversees delivery of all cancer services in Ontario, Canada.

Dr Wei has held major leadership roles in Canadian and the American Surgical Societies. She is a Governor at the American Board of Surgery and Vice-Chair of the Health, Policy Work group. She has previously served as the President of the Ontario Association of General Surgeons, Vice-Chair of the General Surgery Section, Ontario Medical Association, and a Board member of the Canadian Association of General Surgeons.