Todd Tuttle, MD, MS

Professor, Department of Surgery

Todd Tuttle

Contact Info

Office Phone 612-625-2991

Fax 612-625-4406

Office Address:
420 Delaware Street SE
MMC 195
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Administrative Assistant Name
Stephanie Lundgren

Administrative Phone

Administrative Email

Professor, Department of Surgery

Vice-Chair Global Surgery and Disparities

Surgical Oncologist

Regis Chair for Breast Cancer Research

Medical Director, University of Minnesota Breast Center

Surgical Oncologist

MD: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore

Residency: Medical College of Virginia, Richmond

Fellowship: M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas (Surgical Oncology)

M.S., University of Minnesota School of Public Health (Clinical Research)


I hate cancer.


  • Cancer
  • Surgery
  • Breast Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Surgical Oncology

Awards & Recognition

  • Newsweek Magazine: Top Cancer Doctors 2015
  • Mpls St. Paul Magazine "Top Doctor" 2014 - Present
  • Minnesota Monthly "Best Doctors" 2014 - Present
  • Owen Wangenseteen Award for Academic Excellence 2012
  • American Society of Breast Surgeons "Top Ten Breast Cancer Papers of the Decade" 1999 - 2009

Professional Associations

  • Society of Surgical Oncology
  • American Society of Breast Surgeons
  • American Surgical Association
  • American College of Surgeons


Research Summary/Interests

  • Outcomes after breast cancer treatment
  • Lymphadenectomy for melanoma
  • Lymph node evaluation for pancreas cancer
  • Outcomes after cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal



  • Surgical oncology, Gastrointestinal cancer, Breast cancer, Melanoma, Endocrine surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Chemotherapy (HIPEC)

Clinical Interests

Surgical oncology; Gastrointestinal cancer; Breast cancer; Melanoma; Sarcoma; Cancer care in Central America