Amanda K. Arrington, MD, FACS

Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery
Associate Director of Community Outreach

Amanda K. Arrington, MD, FACS

Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery
Associate Director of Community Outreach

Amanda Arrington, MD, FACS, is a clinical assistant professor with the University of Arizona Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Section of Surgical Oncology. She is also associate director of community outreach in the Department of Surgery.

Dr. Arrington completed fellowship training in surgical infectious disease and residency training in general surgery at the University of Minnesota. A graduate of West Virginia University School of Medicine, Dr. Arrington also completed fellowship training in surgical oncology at the City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center in Duarte, California. She is active in both regional and national organizations. As a member of the Health Policy Advisory Council of the American College of Surgeons, she is a strong patient advocate. She has special interest in clinical outcomes research in the area of surgical oncology, with particular interest in the impact of health care disparities in cancer treatment outcomes.

Dr. Arrington is board certified in general surgery and surgical oncology and has extensive experience as a cancer surgeon. She specializes in performing surgery for a wide range of cancers, including stomach (gastric), colon, liver, pancreas, melanoma, endocrine (thyroid, adrenal), breast, and soft tissue sarcomas.

Degrees
  • MD: West Virginia University, 2003
Residency
  • University of Minnesota, 2004-2011
Internship
  • University of Minnesota, 2003-2004
Fellowship
  • City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, Surgical Oncology, 2011-2013
  • University of Minnesota, Surgical Infectious Disease, 2006-2009
  • University of Minnesota, Research Fellowship, 2006-2009
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Surgery, Complex General Surgical Oncology, 2017
  • American Board of Surgery, 2012