Cancer Treatment Centers of America

Pierre Greeff, MD, FACS

Surgical Oncologist

Southwestern Regional Medical Center

Medical Degree

  • Medical School of the University of Cape Town, South Africa

Internship / Residency

  • Greys Hospital, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
  • General Surgery - St. Joseph Hospital, Houston


  • American Board of Surgery
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons


  • Surgical Oncology - The Stehlin Foundation for Cancer Research, St. Joseph Hospital

Practicing Since: 1973

When it comes to addressing the complex surgical needs of cancer patients, Surgical Oncologist Dr. Pierre Greeff is meeting the challenge each day at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Southwestern Regional Medical Center (Southwestern).

Dr. Greeff earned a medical degree from the Medical School of the University of Cape Town in South Africa. Following medical school, he completed a medical/surgical internship at Greys Hospital in South Africa, where he subsequently served as Medical Officer of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

In 1968, Dr. Greeff moved to the United States and completed a general surgery residency at St. Joseph Hospital in Houston, Texas, followed by a surgical oncology fellowship through the Stehlin Foundation for Cancer Research.

Prior to joining CTCA®, Dr. Greeff’s background includes running a thriving general surgery and surgical oncology practice, as well as training under one of the most renowned cancer surgeons in the country.

In addition, Dr. Greeff spent over 20 years as a member of the surgical teaching staff at St. Joseph Hospital. There, he also served for several years as the Associate Scientific Director of the Stehlin Foundation for Cancer Research and the Director of the Clinical Hyperthermia Center, which he founded.

Dr. Greeff is certified by the American Board of Surgery, and is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

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