Expert Care, Innovative Treatment Options
Our surgical oncologists provide care for patients with cancers or complex problems of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. These specially-trained surgeons direct the preoperative evaluation, definitive operative treatment, and long-term postoperative care of patients. They are experts in laparoscopic and other minimally invasive surgical methods and also in regional therapies for advanced cancers, such as cytoreductive surgery and HIPEC for abdominal tumors (see patient testimonials). In addition, they are experts in robotic procedures; including the robotic Whipple procedure for pancreatic cancer. Our team of specialists in robotic cancer surgery performed the first totally robotic Whipple procedure ever done on Long Island (read more).
Through the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) program, a multi-disciplinary team (including anesthesiologists, surgeons, nurse practiioners, physicians, assistants, pharmacists and social workers) will work with you to ensure that you are getting the best care, both before and after any surgical procedure. Our ultimate goal is to have you back to your normal lifestyle as quickly as possible.
Stony Brook Cancer Center
Stony Brook, NY 11794
Meet Our Chief, Dr. Aaron Sasson
Meet Dr. Georgios Georgakis, Surgical Oncologist
Our surgical oncologists specialize in the treatment of a wide range of conditions, including malignant and benign tumors of the esophagus, stomach, pancreas, bile ducts, small intestine, and liver.
Using a fully integrated multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of cancer, our surgical oncologists work closely with Stony Brook's radiologists, pathologists, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, and gastroenterologists.
Their patient care team includes 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.