W. Thomas London, MD - Internal Medicine and Hepatology

Dr. W. Thomas London reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. London is an Emeritus Professor and former Director of the Liver Cancer Prevention Center at the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is widely published in peer-reviewed publications. Dr. London received the Distinguished Scientist Award in 1998 from the Hepatitis B Foundation in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, and the Distinguished Interdisciplinary Research Award in 1999 from the American Cancer Society, Southeast Region.

Education and Training

MD: Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY, 1957

Residency in Internal Medicine: Bellevue Hospital, 2nd Cornell Medical Division and Memorial Center, New York, NY, 1958-1960

Research Fellowship in Medicine and Endocrinology: Sloan-Kettering Institute, New York, NY, 1960-1962


American Board of Internal Medicine

Academic Appointments

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA:

  • Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 1999-2004
  • Adjunct Scholar, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 1993-1999
  • Adjunct Professor of Medicine, 1978-1996
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, 1971-1975
  • Associate in Medicine, 1966-1971

Instructor in Clinical Medicine, George Washington University Medical College, Washington, DC, 1964-1966

Assistant in Medicine: Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY, 1960-1962

Financial Disclosure

The final approval of Healthwise content is always made by a clinician with no financial conflicts.

This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.

Current as of: January 10, 2014