|Schedule An Appointment||Clinical Office Address|
|(801) 587-4358||Huntsman Cancer Hospital
Clinic 1A, GI/Phase I
1950 Circle of Hope
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Dr. G. Weldon Gilcrease, MD is an Instructor of Medicine in the oncology division at the University of Utah School of Medicine and a Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) investigator. He specializes in gastrointestinal cancers and patients enrolled in early phase trials.
Dr. Gilcrease focuses on early phase clinical trials and drug development. He is involved in preclinical research and Phase I/II trials for patients affected with inoperable colorectal cancer. His research entails exploiting important pathways that drive cancer, including the beta-catenin pathway in colorectal cancer. He hopes to bring novel and targeted therapies into the clinic to benefit patients.
Dr. Gilcrease has been at the University of Utah since 2009. He completed a hematology/oncology fellowship at the University of Utah and HCI where he was awarded the Outstanding Fellow Teaching Award in 2011. Prior to that he completed his residency at Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego, CA where he received the Outstanding Resident Award for his medical care and dedication to learning and teaching. He served as Chief Resident after completing his residency. He earned his medical degree from the University of Arizona.
Board Certification and Academic Information
|Academic Departments||Internal Medicine - Instructor
|Board Certification||American Board of Internal Medicine
National Board of Medical Examiners
The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
UofU Patient February 17, 2014
The care provider was excellent. He explained everything in detail.UofU Patient February 16, 2014
Dr. Gilcrease was very informative with information of what I could expect in the short term without overloading me with information of procedures that will take place later on in my treatment. He seemed very optimistic of what my outcome will be.UofU Patient February 07, 2014
Dr. Gilcrease and staff are the best you can getUofU Patient February 04, 2014
I have actually recommended Huntsman to 2 other people that I heard had cancer. Huntsmans staff really take the edge off with their friendliness and their willingness to go above and beyond the normal care you would expect.UofU Patient December 06, 2013
All goodUofU Patient November 11, 2013
Absolutely love dealing with Dr. Gilcrease and Jamie. They have made me feel very comfortable.UofU Patient October 21, 2013
I did have questions after the exam that I will need to call in to get answered that I wished had been written down for example Do I have to wear a mask during my whole chemo therapy visit.UofU Patient October 01, 2013
I feel like Dr. is always in a hurry to get away from my appointment. I would like him to be more forthcoming with information regarding platelet levels, what his plan is if my levels drop too low, etc.UofU Patient July 23, 2013
first classUofU Patient June 03, 2013
I especially like the written review stating what was discussed at our appointmentUofU Patient May 23, 2013
They listen to me and write down instructions for me to take home and read which is so helpful. They really make me feel like I am their only patient and devote a lot of time to help me.UofU Patient October 13, 2012
Dr. Gilcrease is a great Doctor and helped me to understand my condition and offered to help get through this the best he can. He even let me make a special appointment for further information to make my decision of what to do.UofU Patient October 02, 2012
Dr Gilchreese has developed an excellent relationship and has shown superior skills at connecting with me.UofU Patient October 01, 2012
Dr. Gilcrease is direct when asked specific questions.UofU Patient September 13, 2012
Dr. Gilcrease and Dr. Lowrance are both outstanding in their bedside manner. Dr. Gilcrease is one of the most caring, empathetic, patient, and thorough physicians I have ever met.