Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine


Karl Bilimoria, MD MS

kbDr. Bilimoria is Director of the Surgical Outcomes and Quality Improvement Center at Northwestern. He is an assistant professor at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine with joint appointments in the Department of Surgery, the Institute for Healthcare Studies, and the Department of Medicine and the Social Sciences.  His research has focused on examining and improving the delivery and quality of healthcare for surgical and oncology patients.  He is a Faculty Scholar at the American College of Surgeons.  Dr. Bilimoria works extensively with the American College of Surgeons on surgical quality improvement initiatives, in particular the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP).  He is also the ACS NSQIP Surgeon Champion for Northwestern and an active member of the hospital’s Process and Quality Improvement Departments. 

Dr. Bilimoria is a surgical oncologist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Bilimoria obtained his undergraduate degree from Northwestern University and his medical degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine.  He also obtained a Master’s degree in outcomes research from Northwestern.  Dr. Bilimoria was a research fellow at the National Institutes of Health and then at the American College of Surgeons.  He completed his General Surgery residency training at Northwestern and then went on to a Surgical Oncology Fellowship at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.  Dr. Bilimoria’s clinical practice focuses on melanoma, sarcoma, and breast cancer.  

This page last updated May 11, 2012

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