Rectal Cancer Program Specialists


Colorectal Surgery

Thomas Cataldo, MD

Colon and Rectal Surgery

Vitaliy Poylin, MD

Director of the Rectal Cancer Program

Nurse Practitioners

Female Doc Silhouette

Jeanne Quinn, MS, APRN-BC

Rectal Cancer Program Coordinator

Female Doc Silhouette

Kristin Messer, MS, APRN-BC

Medical Oncology

Benjamin L. Schlechter, MD

Medical Oncology

Jessica A. Zerillo, MD, MPH

Medical Oncology

Diagnostic Radiology (Colorectal)

Robert A. Kane, MD

Section Chief, Body and General Ultrasound

Jonathan Kruskal, MD, PhD

Chief, Department of Radiology 

Koenraad Mortele, MD


Vassilios Raptopoulos, MD

Diagnostic Radiology 

Martin P. Smith, MD

MRI and Abdominal Imaging

Jesse L. Wei, MD

Interventional Radiology and Diagnostic Radiology


Male Doc Silhouette

Lawrence F. Brown, MD

Tracy L. Challies, MD

Anatomic Pathology; Program Director, Selective Pathology Fellowship

Jeffrey D. Goldsmith, MD

Associate Professor, Pathology, Harvard Medical School 

Helen H. Wang, MD



Douglas Pleskow, MD

Clinical Director, Gastroenterology

Mandeep S. Sawhney, MD

Co-Director, GI Endoscopy, and Director, Endoscopy Research


Female Doc Silhouette

Chantal Paul, RN

Oncology Nurse

Female Doc Silhouette

Paula Hayes, RN, CWON

Wound/Ostomy Nurse

Female Doc Silhouette

A. Murray Corliss, RN, CWOCN 

Wound/Ostomy Nurse

Female Doc Silhouette

Janice Cunnane, RN, CWOCN

Wound/Ostomy Nurse

Female Doc Silhouette

Therese Pare, RN, CWOCN 

Wound/Ostomy Nurse