Gregory M. Graves, MD, a Surgical Oncologist with Capitol Surgical Associates

Get to know Surgical Oncologist Dr. Gregory M. Graves, who serves patients in Sacramento, California.

A fellowship-trained surgical oncologist, Dr. Graves specializes in the care and treatment of patients with cancer. He is a part of the team of professionals at Capitol Surgical Associates in Sacramento, California.

In collaboration with Sutter Health, he is affiliated with Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento & Sutter Amador Hospital.

A 1974 graduate of Rush Medical College, Dr. Graves went on to complete his internship at California Pacific Medical Center in 1975. He then performed his residencies at Martinez Veterans Affairs Medical Center,  Rush University Medical Center, and New York Presbyterian Hospital (Cornell Campus) in 1976, 1979, and 1981, respectively. 

With over 50 years of experience under his belt, the doctor is board-certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery (ABS). The ABS is an independent, non-profit organization located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, founded for the purpose of certifying surgeons who have met a defined standard of education, training, and knowledge.

Surgical oncology is the branch of surgery applied to oncology. It focuses on the surgical management of tumors, especially cancerous tumors. A surgical oncologist removes the tumor and nearby tissue during surgery. He or she also performs certain types of biopsies to help diagnose cancer.

Among Dr. Graves’ various accolades include Patients’ Choice Award (2018, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011, 2010), Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011, 2010), Top 10 Doctor – Metro Area (2014), Top 10 Doctor – City (2014), and On-Time Doctor Award (2018, 2016, 2015).

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