Surgical Oncology

Surgical oncologists at The University of Kansas Health System are specialty trained to provide comprehensive surgical care for the removal of tumors. This includes surgical care for:

Your cancer care team may include:

Each of our surgical oncologists specializes in one or two specific types of tumor removal. All of our surgeons are faculty members at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. As experts in their fields, they teach the most effective, least invasive surgical techniques to other physicians.

Our surgical oncologists work closely with other specialists at The University of Kansas Cancer Center to develop individualized cancer treatment plans for patients.

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Magnet recognized
By the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
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U.S. News & World Report 
Ranked among the nation's best hospitals.
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Top academic medical center
Earned Vizient's 2018 Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Leadership Award; ranked 5th out of 99 academic medical centers studied.

Patients also benefit from new advancements that our surgical oncologists develop through clinical research. Many patients qualify to participate in these clinical trials that lead to innovations in cancer treatment.

 

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