Walid L. Shaib, MD


Titles and Roles

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


Walid L. Shaib, MD, is Associate Professor in the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Emory University School of Medicine. A board certified medical oncologist, Dr. Shaib specializes in the treatment of gastrointestinal malignancies.

Dr. Shaib is a clinical member of the Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics research program at Winship Cancer Institute. He holds professional memberships with American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology and 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. During his residency, he was Chief Resident from 2010 to 2011. He then went on to complete his fellowship in medical oncology at Winship Cancer Institute in Atlanta, Georgia where he was Chief Fellow in his final year.


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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