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Surgical Oncology Program
One treatment option for cancer patients is often surgery; which is primarily used to remove the cancerous tumor. Surgery may also be combined with other treatments like hormone therapy, chemotherapy, biological therapy or radiation therapy.
FHWCI offers a team of surgeons with expertise in surgery for cancer.These surgical specialists provide state-of-the-art care in a private-practice setting so patients receive individualized care.
David Bjerken, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Phillip Dascher, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Dan Tran, M.D.
Seble Gabre-Madhin, MD
Marilyn Mayne, D.O.
Wendy Perrott, M.D.
Steven Pillow, M.D.
Mamie Rogers, M.D.
Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
Christopher Stanley, M.D.
Don Burgos, M.D.
Michael Freedman, D.O.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Richard Bosshardt, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Peter Marzek, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Borys Mascarenhas, M.D.
Gary Allen, M.D.
Jack Cassell, M.D.
Michael W. Fountain, DO
James Young, M.D.
FHWCI offers advanced surgical techniques so patients don’t have to travel far from home. The following surgical procedures are available at FHWCI:
Breast Conserving Surgery
Bowel Resection for Cancer
Endocrine Surgery (Thyroid, Adrenal-Malignant Tumors)
Sentinel Lymph Node biopsy for Breast and Melanoma
Radiofrequency Ablation of Tumors
Intrahepatic Chemo-Pump Placement
Venous Access Surgery
Plastic Excision of Cancerous Skin lesions
Thoracotomy for Lobe & Lung Cancer