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The Upper Gastrointestinal Oncology Team focuses on the diagnosis and compassionate management of cancers or potential cancers of the esophagus, stomach, pancreas, bile ducts, small intestine, and liver. The team is a growing unit and is expanding the use of minimally invasive surgery for complex GI tumors and other diseases. 

Team leader, Philip Bao, MD, brings years of experience in surgical oncology to the team with a focus on management of liver, biliary, pancreatic, gastrointestinal, and esophageal lesions. The multidisciplinary team involves physicians who provide direct diagnostic and therapeutic care, surgery nurse specialists, and ancillary support staff who ensure that patients achieve the maximum benefit from their therapies.