Surgical Oncologists

The surgical oncologist on your care team is a surgeon who specializes in surgical treatment for cancer. Your surgical oncologist works closely your medical and radiation oncologists and other team members to coordinate and optimize your treatment.

Medical Oncologists

Your medical oncologist is a physician who specializes in medical treatment approaches, such as chemotherapy, targeted therapy or immunotherapy for cancer. This physician evaluates which drugs or combination of drugs are best for you, determines how to deliver them safely and manages any side effects.

Radiation Oncologists

A radiation oncologist is a physician who specializes in radiotherapy approaches to fight cancer.


The gastroenterologist on your team is a physician who specializes in diagnosing and treating cancers of the gastrointestinal tract. Your gastroenterologist performs procedures, such as endoscopic ultrasound and colonoscopy to diagnose the cancer as well as endoscopic procedures to remove early cancers.

Interventional radiologists

Interventional radiologists are specially trained physicians who use advanced, minimally invasive imaging technology and techniques to diagnose and treat cancer, particularly tumors in the liver, lung and kidney.

Nuclear medicine

This physician is a radiologist who specializes in using radiopharmaceuticals (radioactive materials) in medical imaging and treatment procedures.

Advanced Practice Providers

An advanced practice provider (APP) is a medical professional such as a physician assistant or nurse practitioner. APPs work in all areas of the hospital and play an important role in the development and implementation of your treatment plan. They perform examinations, order tests, interpret data and prescribe medication.