Dr. Julian Sanchez
Julian Sanchez, MD (he/him/his): Dr. Sanchez is the chief of Moffitt’s Colorectal Surgery Program. Sanchez is double board certified in general surgery as well as in colorectal surgery. He is one of the few providers in the Tampa area to specifically treat patients with precancerous lesions of the anus with high-resolution anoscopy. His large clinical practice specializes in anal cancer treatment and screening, especially gay men who are at higher risk for anal dysplasia. Sanchez has developed partnerships with community health clinics, primary care providers and local health departments to extend the reach of the anal dysplasia clinic, becoming a local screening resource among gay men. Sanchez is also an associate professor of Surgery at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, where he helped to develop a curriculum for LGBTQ+ health education of medical students. The Tampa Bay Diversity Chamber of Commerce named Sanchez its 2017 Business Person of the Year.