Surgical Oncology

University Hospitals Surgical Oncology Experts Offer Leading Treatments and Technologies

Julian Kim, MD, Chief, Oncologic Surgery, UH Seidman Cancer Center

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At University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center, our nationally recognized surgical specialists perform some of the most medically complex surgeries available and frequently lend their expertise to other surgeons around the world. Our physicians remain at the forefront of leading technologies and techniques, including specialized laparoscopic surgery. These procedures are designed to conserve blood and help patients return to everyday activities faster than traditional surgery.

Highly Specialized, Multidisciplinary Team of Physicians

Each one of our surgeons specializes in treating patients with a specific type of cancer, including:

This focused medical training arms our surgeons with full knowledge of the latest treatments and technologies available to optimize patient outcomes.

Utilizing our multidisciplinary team approach to care, we bring together the expertise and perspectives of physicians from core subspecialties. Disease-focused experts in surgical oncology, medical oncology, radiation oncology, pathology, nursing, social work and psychology work together to develop an integrated plan customized for each patient's cancer type.

Following an extensive evaluation, our team often recommends the use of combination therapies, which may include a treatment sequence of surgery, chemotherapy immune treatments and/or radiation oncology. Our physicians may also advocate participation in clinical trials, which may directly benefit the patients involved.

Facilities Characterized by Innovation

At UH Seidman Cancer Center, our patients have access to the only PET/MRI located in a cancer hospital - in the world. Our intra-operative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner allows physicians to see if they were successful in removing all the cancer cells during surgery. This prevents patients from having to schedule follow-up surgeries.

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