Surgical Oncology is surgical specialty that focuses on the surgical treatment of Cancer. At Surgical Specialists, patients diagnosed with Cancer can be assured of superior and comprehensive care. Our surgeons add significant expertise in various cancer surgeries: James Mayes, MD, FACS is fellowship trained in hepatobiliary surgery and has years of experience in transplantation; J. R. Salameh, MD, FACS is fellowship trained in minimally invasive digestive surgery. Our surgeons use their combined experience and expertise to ensure the best outcomes in Cancer Surgery.
Our Cancer Center at Virginia Hospital Center is the recipient of the Outstanding Achievement Award by the Commission on Cancer, a program of the American College of Surgeons. We offer all the important advantages of a research and teaching facility:
- Continuous coverage provided by physician specialists who teach classes in cancer care and utilize the latest developments in cancer treatment.
- State of the art detection technology.
- Physicians with in-depth knowledge of and access to advanced therapies and technology.
- Cancer Support Services
Our Surgeons have extensive experience treating patients with various types of cancer. They work closely with a multi-disciplinary team of physicians including medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, radiologists, pathologist and other specialists, enabling them to provide superior cancer care. We are happy to see you for any of the following cancer-related conditions:
- Skin Cancer and Melanoma
- Peritoneal Surface Malignancies
- Liver & Pancreas Tumors
- Gastro-Intestinal Cancers
- Breast Cancer
- Thyroid Cancer
We also welcome patients seeking a second opinion.