Welcome to the Division of Surgical Oncology
We provide compassionate, state-of-the-art surgical care for adults with a wide range of cancers. We have specialized expertise in many areas, including minimally invasive surgery.
In addition to offering excellent patient care offering the best possible outcomes, our surgeons conduct basic and clinical research focused on improving the care of cancer patients worldwide.
We invite you to explore our website, meet our team, and contact us with any questions or to make an appointment.
Under the direction of Jennifer Tseng, MD, MPH, the Division of Surgical Oncology offers a complete range of surgical services for patients with cancers of the pancreas, hepatobiliary system, breast, endocrine system, skin (including melanoma), and soft tissues.
In addition to providing comprehensive, state-of-the-art patient care through the BIDMC Cancer Center, the division also conducts basic and clinical/translational research focused on better understanding cancer and finding innovative, new, more effective ways to treat patients.
The Division of Surgical Oncology provides all levels of treatment for cancer patients. Areas of special expertise include:
- Endocrine surgery, including thyroidectomy, parathyroidectomy, and laparoscopic adrenalectomy
- Complex pancreatic and hepatobiliary procedures, including the Whipple procedure
- Breast surgery
- Minimally invasive and laparoscopic approaches for treating a wide range of conditions affecting the gallbladder, biliary tree, pancreas, esophagus, small intestine, and colon
Our programs and services
Pancreatic and Hepatobiliary Surgery
Home Nutrition Support Program