(FL) - Dr. Sophie Dessureault, MD

Dr. Sophie Dessureault is a surgical oncologist in the Department of Gastrointestinal Oncology at Moffitt Cancer Center. She is a professor of oncology and surgery at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine. Dr. Dessureault graduated with distinction from Dalhousie University School of Medicine in Halifax, Nova Scotia. After medical school, she pursued additional training at the University of Toronto where she completed both a surgical residency and a PhD in the Surgical Scientist Program. Dr. Dessureault came to Moffitt Cancer Center in 1999 for a fellowship in Surgical Oncology. She received numerous scholarships and awards, including the Society of Surgical Oncology Young Investigator Award and the American Society of Clinical Oncology Development Award. In 2008, she was nominated and elected to the Barness-Behnke Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society at the University of South Florida. She has been nominated for Moffitt Physician of the Year in 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2016. Dr. Dessureault is widely published and is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Society of Surgical Oncology, Royal College of Surgeons of Canada, and Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. She is fluent in English and French.

Cancer Types Treated: Colon Cancer, Mesothelioma , Rectal Cancer , Anal Cancer

Program: Gastrointestinal Oncology

Board Certification:

  • General Surgery

  • Surgery


  • H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, University of South Florida - Surgical Oncology


  • University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario - Surgery

Medical School:

  • Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia - MD