Walid L. Shaib, MD


Titles and Roles

Assistant Professor, Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine
Medical Oncologist
Colorectal Cancer
Esophageal Cancer
Liver Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Phase I Clinical Trials Unit
Research Program
Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics


Walid L. Shaib, MD, joined Winship Cancer Institute as a fellow in 2011 where he was Chief Fellow in Medical Oncology from July 2013 through June 2014. During his residency at Yale New Haven Hospital in Connecticut, he was Chief Resident in Internal Medicine from 2010 to 2011. He is board certified in internal medicine since 2010.

Dr. Shaib is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society of Hematology and the American Association for Cancer Research.


Dr. Shaib earned his medical degree from the American University of Beirut. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Yale New Haven Hospital in New Haven, Connecticut. Dr. Shaib then went on to complete his fellowship at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University.


Dr. Shaib's research focus is in gastrointestinal malignancies.

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Dr. Shaib's recent awards include:

  • Chief Medical Resident Award, Voted for excellent teaching contribution (three times between August 2008 and April 2009)
  • Yale New Haven- HSR campus President’s Award, June 2010
  • Selected for 2013 ASCO/AACR Workshop on Methods in Clinical Cancer Research. For protocol titled “A phase II study of Paclitaxel and aflibercept (Zaltrap) in recurrent or metastatic esophageal and garstric adenocarcinoma.”, July 2013
  • Elkin Fellowship Award for 2013 Research Project, July 2013

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