Tsao, Anne S.

Tsao, Anne S

Anne S. Tsao is a board-certified medical oncology and internal medicine physician who specializes in mesothelioma.

  • Serves as director of M.D. Anderson’s Mesothelioma Program, director of its Thoracic Chemo-Radiation Program, and as chair of its Clinical Research Committee.
  • Research aim is to acquire better understanding of the biology behind mesothelioma.
  • Lead investigator in development of a practical guide to overcoming the handicap doctors face when attempting to measure malignant pleural mesothelioma growth.
  • Authored or co-authored a number of important articles published in prestigious peer-reviewed journals.
  • Teaches at University of Texas School of Medicine.
  • Won a 2012 Patients’ Choice Award.


  • M.D. degree from University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.