Gastrointestinal and Oncologic Surgery
Gastrointestinal and Oncologic Surgery Program
The Gastrointestinal and Oncologic Surgery Program encompasses the sections of gastrointestinal surgery, endocrine surgery, minimally invasive/bariatric surgery, and colorectal surgery, and surgical oncology.
Our gastrointestinal (GI) physicians practice out of The Northwestern Medicine Digestive Health Center. The Center diagnoses and treats:
- Colon cancer
- Esophageal disease
- Functional bowel disease
- Inflammatory bowel disease
- Pancreatobiliary disease
Additionally, our Minimally Invasive Surgery Program treats a wide variety of gastrointestinal disorders including achalasia, obesity, gallstones and hernias. The Interventional Endoscopy Program focuses on identifying and treating early cancers and complicated diseases.
Our surgical oncology physicians practice out of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University. In partnership with the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated comprehensive cancer center, we provide the best possible care to patients, their families and caregivers.
Surgical oncology physicians provide diagnosis and treatment of diseases and cancers involving:
The Lurie Cancer Center provides a full range of oncology services and provides access to specialized research, clinical trials and diagnostic services.