Gastrointestinal Cancers

Gastrointestinal cancers can have symptoms similar to less serious conditions. Our specialized team works together to provide a precise diagnosis, second opinion consultations and the most effective treatment options. We combine advanced research, technology and techniques with compassionate care to create a personalized treatment plan that meets your needs. We work closely with cancer experts in other disciplines to ensure that you receive the best possible care.

Conditions We Treat

We treat all gastrointestinal cancers, including:

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    Appendix cancer
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    Bile duct (extrahepatic) cancer
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    Carcinoid tumors
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    Gallbladder cancer
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    Gastrointestinal sarcoma

Meet Your Care Team

Reid M. Ness
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4.6

Reid M. NessMD, MPH

    Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Gastrointestinal, General Gastroenterology, Hepatobiliary and Liver Surgery
Michael F. Vaezi
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4.7

Michael F. VaeziPhD, MD, MS

    Esophageal Diseases, Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Gastrointestinal, Nutritional Deficiencies and Weight Loss
Sophoclis P. Alexopoulos

Sophoclis P. AlexopoulosMD

    Benign and Malignant Diseases of the Liver, Gallbladder, and Bile Ducts, Hepatobiliary Cancer Surgery, Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Hepatobiliary and Liver Surgery, Liver Transplant, Liver Transplantation, Pancreatic Cancer Surgery
Christina E. Bailey
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4.8

Christina E. BaileyMD, MSCI

    Cancer, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Endocrine Cancer, GI Cancer Surgery, Gastroenterology Surgery, Gastrointestinal, Hepatobiliary and Liver Surgery
Molly M. Ford
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4.8

Molly M. FordMD, FACS

    Colon and Rectal Cancer Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Surgical Oncology
Sunil K. Geevarghese
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4.8

Sunil K. GeevargheseMD, MSCI

    Benign and Malignant Diseases of the Liver, Gallbladder, and Bile Ducts, Biliary Disease / Gallbladder, Cancer, Gastroenterology Surgery, Gastrointestinal, General Surgery, Hepatobiliary Cancer Surgery
Timothy M. Geiger
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4.8

Timothy M. GeigerMD, MMHC

    Colon and Rectal Cancer Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Surgical Oncology
Lee Gorden
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4.9

Lee GordenMD

    Benign and Malignant Diseases of the Liver, Gallbladder, and Bile Ducts, Biliary Disease / Gallbladder, Gastroenterology Surgery, Gastrointestinal, General Surgery, Hepatobiliary Cancer Surgery, Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation
Alexander T. Hawkins
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4.8

Alexander T. HawkinsMD, MPH

    Colon and Rectal Cancer Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Surgical Oncology
Michael D. Holzman
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4.9

Michael D. HolzmanMD, MPH

    Benign Disease of the Esophagus, Biliary Disease / Gallbladder, GI Surgery, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, General Surgery, Hernias (Inguinal, Ventral, Incision)
Michael B. Hopkins
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4.8

Michael B. HopkinsMD

    Colon and Rectal Cancer Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery, GI Surgery, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Surgical Endoscopy
Kamran Idrees
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4.8

Kamran IdreesMD, MSCI, MMHC, FACS

    Benign and Malignant Diseases of the Liver, Gallbladder, and Bile Ducts, Bile Duct Cancer, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Endocrine Cancer, Endocrine Surgery, GI Cancer Surgery, Gastroenterology Surgery
Roberta L. Muldoon
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4.8

Roberta L. MuldoonMD

    Colon and Rectal Cancer Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Gastroenterology, Gastrointestinal, General Surgery, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Surgical Oncology
Kenneth W. Sharp
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4.7

Kenneth W. SharpMD

    Breast Cancer, Cancer, Gastrointestinal, General Surgery, Surgery
Carmen C. Solorzano
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4.8

Carmen C. SolorzanoMD

    Cancer, Endocrine Cancer, Endocrine Disorders of the Adrenal Glands, Endocrine Malignancies, Endocrine Surgery, Gastrointestinal, General Surgery
Marcus C. Tan
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4.8

Marcus C. TanMD

    GI Cancer Surgery, Hepatobiliary and Liver Surgery, Neuroendocrine Surgery, Pancreatic Cancer Surgery, Sarcoma, Surgical Oncology
J Kelly Wright
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4.5

J Kelly WrightJr, MD

    Benign and Malignant Diseases of the Liver, Gallbladder, and Bile Ducts, Biliary Disease / Gallbladder, Gastroenterology Surgery, Gastrointestinal, General Surgery, Hepatobiliary Cancer Surgery, Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation
Daniel B. Brown

Daniel B. BrownMD

    Genitourinary Interventions, IVC Filter Insertion and Retrieval, Interventional Oncology, Kidney Cancer, Portal Hypertension, Radiology, Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Steven G. Meranze

Steven G. MeranzeMD

    Radiology, Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Reed A. Omary

Reed A. OmaryMD, MS

    Radiology, Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Jordan D. Berlin
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4.8

Jordan D. BerlinMD

    Cancer, Esophageal Diseases, Gastroenterology, Gastrointestinal, Hematology/Oncology, Medical Oncology, Stomach, Colon, and Pancreas Cancer
Dana B. Cardin
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4.8

Dana B. CardinMD

    Cancer, Gastrointestinal, Hematology/Oncology, Liver Cancer, Medical Oncology, Stomach, Colon, and Pancreas Cancer
Satya B. Das
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4.9

Satya B. DasBA, MD

    Cancer, Endocrine Cancer, Gastrointestinal, Liver Cancer, Medical Oncology, Metastatic Cancer, Stomach, Colon, and Pancreas Cancer
Cathy Eng

Cathy EngMD

    Cancer, Medical Oncology, Stomach, Colon, and Pancreas Cancer
Laura W. Goff
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4.7

Laura W. GoffMD

    Cancer, Gastrointestinal, Hematology/Oncology, Liver Cancer, Medical Oncology, Stomach, Colon, and Pancreas Cancer
Bapsi Chak Chakravarthy
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4.8

Bapsi Chak ChakravarthyMD

    Breast Cancer, Cancer, Liver Cancer, Radiation Oncology, Stomach, Colon, and Pancreas Cancer

Why Choose Gastrointestinal Cancer Care for Vanderbilt

  • Recognized cancer care

    The National Cancer Institute designates us as a Comprehensive Cancer Center, the highest ranking by the world’s leading authority on cancer.

  • Unique expertise

    No two tumors are the same. Our specialists have dedicated their careers to treating patients with GI cancers, so we can offer you effective care, appropriate to your needs.

  • Team approach

    Our surgeons, oncologists, radiologists and pathologists combine their expertise to create a personalized plan that is right for you. These specialists consult with experts in other medical specialties to help you achieve optimal health.

  • Specialized tumor boards

    At our regular cancer care meetings, experts in your specific type of cancer from across medical disciplines work together to create a treatment plan for the most complex cases. This means expert, comprehensive care just for you.

  • Second opinions

    A second opinion can help you make the best decisions. We review your medical history, diagnostic tests, any previous treatments and your personal preferences to provide you with an informed opinion.

  • Innovation

    As a research-based cancer center, we are at the forefront of the latest treatments for pancreatic cancer, including the Whipple procedure. Our commitment to research means that you receive the most current, sophisticated treatment available.

Anne Wolfe's path to treatment at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center

Tests, Treatments and Services

We offer a full range of tests, treatments and services, including:

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