Surgical Oncology

The Section of Surgical Oncology manages a wide spectrum of cancer diagnoses, including: gastrointestinal malignancies – particularly those of the stomach, liver, colon and rectum, esophagus, pancreas, and spleen; breast cancers; thyroid and other endocrine cancers; melanomas; sarcomas; head and neck tumors; and gynecologic malignancies. In addition, the Section of Surgical Oncology offers broad experience in all aspects of advanced laparoscopic surgery.

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Our Team
David B. McAneny, MD
Chief, Surgical Oncology
Vice Chair, Department of Surgery
Associate Professor of Surgery

Gerard Doherty, MD
James Utley Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine
Surgeon-in-Chief, Boston Medical Center

Maureen Kavanah, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery

Jane Mendez, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery