Personalized Treatment, Team Approach

Doctors in Surgical Oncology in the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine provide surgical care for patients with cancer. Our highly-trained surgeons work with physicians in all areas to offer patients a team approach to the surgical removal of malignant and non-cancerous tumors. Learn more about us.

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Meet Our Team

Our doctors are experts in traditional open surgical oncology and laparoscopic and da Vinci robot assisted laparoscopic surgical oncology.

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For Surgical Oncology Patients

Surgical Oncology patient forms as well as general patient forms and information including insurance, pay online, billing, hotel/motel guide, customer service, privacy practices (HIPAA) and more.

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Surgical Oncology Procedures

Our specialists are experts in all aspects of traditional open surgical oncology. In addition, our surgeons are leaders in advanced techniques such as laparoscopic, including single incision, and da Vinci robot assisted laparoscopic surgical oncology. Learn more.

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Chemoperfusion: New Treatment and Fresh Hope

Dr. George Van Buren, assistant professor, performed the first cytoreductive tumor debulking and intraperitoneal (area that contains the abdominal organs) chemoperfusion for abdominoperitoneal disease. Read more.