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Gastrointestinal cancers are malignancies (abnormal and uncontrolled tissue growth) that occur anywhere along the digestive tract or in accessory organs associated with digestion.
 
As a leader in the diagnosis, treatment and research of such cancers, City of Hope’s Gastrointestinal Oncology Program takes a multidisciplinary approach to provide outstanding care for patients with:
 
What Makes Our Program Unique
 
At City of Hope, our team of health care professionals work collaboratively to ensure that patients are getting the best treatments for optimal outcomes. This includes:
 
As one of a handful of institutes to attain the elite designation of Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute, City of Hope is acknowledged as a leader in research and treatment of gastrointestinal cancers. With our decades of experience, specialized therapy protocols and extensive program of clinical trials, newly diagnosed or relapsed patients can find a treatment regimen that is tailored to their needs and gives them the best chance for survival. U.S. News & World Report also named City of Hope as one of the top cancer hospitals in the country.
Care Team

City of Hope’s renowned physicians and researchers utilize the latest in technology and innovation to treat cancer, coupled with our enduring belief in providing unparalleled compassionate care. If you have been diagnosed with gastrointestinal carcinoid tumors or are looking for a second opinion consultation about your treatment, request an appointment online or contact us at 800-826-HOPE. Please visit Making Your First Appointment for more information.

Colon and Rectal Surgery

Stephen M. Sentovich, M.D., MBA

Clinical Specialties

  • Colon and Rectal Surgery

Diagnostic Radiology

Jonathan Kessler, M.D.

Clinical Specialties

  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Interventional Radiology

Gastroenterology

Donald S. David, M.D., F.A.C.G.

Clinical Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
Dheeraj Lal, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Clinical Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
James L. Lin, M.D.

Clinical Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Medical Oncology

Joseph Chao, M.D.

Clinical Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
Vincent Chung, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Clinical Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
Marwan G. Fakih, M.D.

Clinical Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
Lucille A Leong, M.D.

Clinical Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology
Dean W. Lim, M.D.

Clinical Specialties

  • Medical Oncology

Radiation Oncology

Yi-Jen Chen, M.D., Ph.D.

Clinical Specialties

  • Radiation Oncology

Surgical Oncology

Lily Lau Lai, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Clinical Specialties

  • Surgical Oncology
Vijay Trisal, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Clinical Specialties

  • Surgical Oncology
Yanghee Woo, M.D.

Clinical Specialties

  • Surgical Oncology
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery

Urology

Kevin G. Chan, M.D.

Clinical Specialties

  • Urology
  • Urologic Oncology

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