Surgical Oncology

UC Health Surgical Oncology delivers compassionate, state-of-the-art care throughout the region to patients with cancer and cancer-related diseases. Our nationally known physicians are at the forefront in treating patients with pancreatic and liver diseases. Recognized by Best Doctors in America and Top Doctors in Cincinnati, our physicians provide an outstanding level of care at the the Pancreatic Disease Center, one of the most active centers in the world focusing on the multidisciplinary care of patients with benign and malignant diseases of the pancreas. We are one of only two centers in the nation offering the autologous islet cell transplantation for the treatment of chronic pancreatitis.

UC Health Surgical Oncology provides care at the UC Health Women’s Center in West Chester and at the UC Health Barrett Center in Clifton. Long recognized for its enduring commitment to innovation and advancements in cancer care, the UC Health Barrett Center supports clinical research with a large number of active protocols sponsored by the National Cancer Institute. Our connection to research and innovation allows us to bring you the most advanced cancer care available.

The Highest Level of Surgical Expertise

UC Health Surgical Oncology physicians are exceptional in their surgical expertise. We deliver first class care, creating new benchmarks for a wide range of therapies and procedures. We offer:

  • Outstanding surgical care for benign and malignant diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal glands and pancreas lesions.

  • Personalized therapy, with standard approaches to thyroid surgery and minimally invasive procedures for adrenalectomy.

  • Breakthrough techniques for the treatment of primary and metastatic peritoneal malignancies.

  • Leading edge therapy for esophageal, colorectal, small bowel and gastric tumors.

UC Health Surgical Oncology is also a major provider of surgical therapy for melanoma in the Greater Cincinnati area, and is the only provider to offer isolated hyperthermic arm or leg perfusion with locally advanced or recurrent melanoma of the extremity.

Groundbreaking Cancer Education, Surveillance & Detection

The High-Risk Breast Clinic at the University of Cincinnati Cancer Institute is one of only two programs in the region that offers early detection services for breast cancer, including surveillance, access to education and opportunities for inclusion in clinical trials. Our physicians are involved as principal investigators of several multicenter clinical trials involving breast cancer, bringing a wealth of technical care and expertise to the patient care experience.

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