Our Surgical Oncology Services

BIDMC's Surgical Oncology Division provides compassionate, state-of-the-art surgical care for adults with a broad range of cancers. We also train future surgical oncologists and conduct research to discover innovative, more effective cancer treatments. Our areas of special expertise include:

  • Endocrine surgery, including thyroidectomy, parathyroidectomy, minimally invasive adrenalectomy, and care for rare genetic cancer syndromes
  • Complex pancreatic and hepatobiliary surgery, including advanced robotic surgery and Whipple procedures
  • Multidisciplinary breast cancer treatment and surgery
  • Sarcoma and soft tissue tumor surgery, including multivisceral resection
  • Melanoma surgery, sentinel lymph node biopsy, and complex skin cancer-related problems

For patients and referring physicians call 617-632-10120.

Meet the Team

Benjamin C. James, MD, MS

Benjamin C. James, MD, MS

Section Chief, Endocrine Surgery