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Kettering Cancer Care

Minia Hellan, MD

Surgical Oncology

Hospital Affiliation: Grandview Medical Center, Kettering Medical Center

Minia Hellan, MD, FACS
is a highly skilled, fellowship-trained surgical oncologist serving Kettering and the surrounding communities. Dr. Hellan has more than 14 years of experience providing the very best care to her patients.

Dr. Hellan completed her medical degree at the University of Vienna in Vienna, Austria. After medical school, Dr. Hellan completed a residency in family medicine at the University Hospital of Vienna. She then transitioned into a general surgery residency at Metropolitan Group Hospitals in Chicago, Illinois, and a fellowship in surgical oncology at City Hope Medical Center in Duarte, California. She also has additional training in minimally invasive surgery and liver ablation as well as laparoscopic and robotic surgical techniques.

Dr. Hellan has a special interest in gastrointestinal oncology including esophageal, stomach, and pancreatic cancers, as well as a passion for the treatment of colorectal cancer. Dr. Hellan is a well-known and respected researcher in surgical oncology. She has written dozens of articles, book chapters, and research papers on various topics in cancer treatment. Dr. Hellan's commitment to her patients mirrors Kettering Health's mission to improve the lives of the people in the communities we serve.

Surgical Oncology


Over 20 years

Present, Board certified, American Board of Surgery
ECFMG Certificate

2008, Surgical Oncology Fellowship, City Hope Medical Center, Duarte, CA
2006, General Surgery Residency, Metropolitan Group Hospitals, Chicago, IL
1999, Obstetrics/Gynecology Residency (Gynecologic Oncology), University Hopsital of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
1998, Family Medicine Residency, Hospital Goettlicher Heiland, Vienna, Austria
1995, Doctor of Medicine, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Member, American College of Surgeons
Member, Society for American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
Member, Society of Surgical Oncology
Member, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
Member, Society of Robotic Surgery
Member, American Society of Clinical Oncology
Member, Clinical Robotic Surgery Association
Member, American College of Surgeons – Ohio Chapter

2005, Resident Achievement Award, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
2006, Academic Excellence in General Surgery, Metropolitan Group Hospitals
2006, Highest Senior Absite Examination Score, Metropolitan Group Hospitals
2007, Merit Award, American Society of Clinical Oncology – GI Cancer Symposium
2013, Physician Excellence for Outstanding Patient Care, Miami Valley Hospital, Cancer Center

2008-2015, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
2015-present, Associate Professor of Surgery, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine 

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Associated Locations

Kettering Cancer Care - Surgical Oncology
3700 Southern Blvd., Suite 201
Kettering, OH 45429
P: (855) 500-2873
F: (937) 281-3805