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UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

Surgical Oncology at UC Davis Cancer Center 

Surgery

Vijay Khatri © UC Regents
Specialized team of surgeons

When you choose UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center you will have access to highly skilled, board-certified surgeons recognized nationally for their specialized training and expertise in treating your specific type of cancer and for their important contributions to cancer research.

As a patient you can be assured that your surgical care will be:

  • Planned by a team of cancer specialists who may include radiation oncologistsmedical oncologists, surgical oncologists, plastic surgeons and others working together to develop the most effective treatment approach
  • Comprehensive from the point of diagnosis through treatment
  • Based on the most robust and current scientific knowledge of the disease and its surgical applications
  • Appropriate for the diagnosis after full consideration of both risks and benefits
  • Continued with regular follow-up visits after your surgery is completed

 

Richard J. Bold, M.D.
Professor and Chief of Surgical Oncology

Michael Campbell, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgical Oncology

Robert Canter, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgical Oncology

James E. Goodnight, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Surgery
Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, School of Medicine
Associate Dean, Practice Management BoardRobert Canter, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Scott A. Hundahl, M.D.
Professor of Surgical Oncology

Vijay P. Khatri, M.D.
Professor of Surgical Oncology
Director of Department of Surgery Faculty Development and Mentoring

Eye cancer surgery

Jeffrey J. Caspar, M.D.
Residency Program Director
Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology & Vision Science
Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Nandini Gandhi, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology & Vision Science
Pediatric Ophthalmology

John L. Keltner, M.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology, Neurology, and Neurosurgery
Neuro-Ophthalmology
Director of Research & Faculty Development

Khizer Khaderi, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology & Vision Science
Neuro-ophthalmology

Esther S. Kim, M.D.
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology & Vision Science
Director of Comprehensive Service

Jennifer Li, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology & Vision Science
Corneal Disease and Surgery

Mark J. Mannis, M.D.
Professor and Chair of Ophthalmology & Vision Science
Corneal Disease and Surgery

Lawrence S. Morse, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology & Vision Science
Vitreo-Retinal Disease and Surgery
Director of the Vitreo-Retinal Service

Mary A. O'Hara, M.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology & Vision Science

Susanna S. Park, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology & Vision Science
Vitreo-Retinal Disease and Surgery

Ivan R. Schwab, M.D.
Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology & Vision Science
Corneal Disease and Surgery
Director of Cornea & External Disease Service

Gynecologic oncology  surgery    

Gary S. Leiserowitz, M.D.
Professor and Chief of Gynecologic Oncology
Fellowship Director, Gynecologic Oncology

Lloyd H. Smith, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Edwin Alvarez, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Gynecologic Oncology

Neurological oncology surgery

James E. Boggan, M.D.
Professor and Acting Chair of Neurological Surgery
Co-director of the Center for Skull-Base Surgery
Co-director of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Center for Biophotonics

Kiarash Shahlaie, M.D, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery

Orthopaedic oncology surgery

Robert John Steffner, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Chief of Orthopaedic Oncology

Otolaryngology/Head and Neck oncology surgery

Arnaud F. Bewley, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology
Head and Neck Oncology and Microvascular Surgery

D. Gregory Farwell, M.D.
Professor of Otolaryngology
Director, Head and Neck Oncology and Microvascular Surgery

Quang C. Luu, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology
Head and Neck Oncology and Microvascular Surgery

Pediatric oncology surgery

Stephen Greenholz, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Surgery

Cliff Marr, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Surgery

Thoracic oncology surgery

David T. Cooke, M.D. 
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Associate Program Director of the Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency

Elizabeth A. David, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Urologic oncology surgery

Ralph W. deVere White, M.D.
Professor of Urology
Director, UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center
Assistant Dean for Cancer Programs, UC Davis School of Medicine
Codman-Radke Chair in Cancer Research

Christopher P. Evans, M.D.
Professor and Chair of Urology

Marc Dall'Era, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Urology