Cancer Care

 

 

Our Team

Our multidisciplinary care is coordinated through our centrally located hub at DHMC in Lebanon, NH as well as our four regional locations (Keene, Manchester, and Nashua, NH, and St. Johnsbury, VT) and 12 affiliated hospitals throughout NH and VT. This enables us to provide you the best possible care in the most convenient location for you, close to home.

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Medical Director

J. Marc Pipas, MD


Familial Cancer (Risk) Assessment
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Bradley A. Arrick, MD, PhD (Lebanon)

Section Chief, Hematology/Oncology

Practice Note: Breast Cancer, Cancer Genetics, Familial Cancer Program, Genetic Testing.

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Kasia J. Bloch, CGC, MS (Lebanon, Manchester, St. Johnsbury)

Practice Note: Cancer counseling.

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Eleanor R. Riggs, CGC, MS (Lebanon, Manchester)

Practice Note: Genetic counseling, prenatal counseling, cancer counseling.

Gastroenterology
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Lynn F. Butterly, MD (Lebanon)

Director, Colorectal Cancer Screening, Associate Professor of Medicine, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth

Practice Note: Colonoscopy registry, colorectal cancer screening and prevention, familial risk for colon cancer, risk assessment for colorectal cancer, significance of small polyps.

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Rolland C. Dickson, MD (Lebanon)

Director of Hepatology, Professor of Medicine, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth

Practice Note: Viral hepatitis, Hepatitis C, Hepatitis B, liver transplantation, end-stage liver disease.

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Timothy B. Gardner, MD (Lebanon)

Director, Pancreatic Disorders, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth

Practice Note: ERCP, endoscopic ultrasound, liver disease, malabsorptive disease, pancreatic disease.

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Stuart R. Gordon, MD (Lebanon)

Director, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Associate Professor of Medicine, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth

Practice Note: Endoscopic ultrasonography, gallstone disease, liver disease, pancreatic disease, therapeutic biliary endoscopy, esophageal cancer and Barrett's esophagus.

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Richard I. Rothstein, MD (Lebanon)

Chair, Department of Medicine, Professor of Medicine, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth

Practice Note: Barrett's Esophagus, dysphagia, endoscopic surgery for GERD and obesity, esophageal disorders, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), therapeutic biliary endoscopy.

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Arifa Toor, MD (Lebanon)

Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship Program, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth

Practice Note: Colitis, functional bowel disorders, inflammatory bowel disease, liver disease.

Medical Oncology
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Bradley A. Arrick, MD, PhD (Lebanon)

Section Chief, Hematology/Oncology

Practice Note: Breast Cancer, Cancer Genetics, Familial Cancer Program, Genetic Testing.

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Kathryn C. Hourdequin, MD (Lebanon)

Practice Note: Gastrointestinal cancer, pancreatic cancer, hepatobiliary cancer.

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Elizabeth B. McGrath, APRN, MSN (Lebanon)

Practice Note: Palliative Care, Spiritual Care, Holistic Nursing.

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J. Marc Pipas, MD (Lebanon)

Director, GI Oncology Program

Practice Note: Colon cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, pancreatic cancer.

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Gregory H. Ripple, MD (Lancaster, Lebanon, Littleton, St. Johnsbury)

Practice Note: Gastrointestinal cancer.

Molecular Pathology
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Gregory J. Tsongalis, PhD (Lebanon)

Director, Molecular Pathology, Professor of Pathology, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth

Practice Note: Molecular Diagnostics for Infectious Disease, Molecular Genetics, Molecular Oncology, Pharmacogenomics.

Palliative Care
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Lisa A. Stephens, APRN, MSN (Lebanon)

Practice Note: Palliative Medicine

Pathology
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Mikhail Lisovsky, MD, PhD (Lebanon)

Assistant Professor of Pathology, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth

Practice Note: Gastrointestinal pathology, genitourinary pathology.

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Xiaoying Liu, MD (Lebanon)

Assistant Professor of Pathology, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth

Practice Note: Cytopathology, breast pathology.

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Jason R. Pettus, MD (Lebanon)

Assistant Professor of Pathology, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth

Practice Note: Surgical pathology, head and neck pathology and urologic pathology.

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Arief A. Suriawinata, MD (Lebanon)

Section Chief, Anatomic Pathology, Associate Professor of Pathology, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth

Practice Note: Gastrointestinal Pathology, Liver Pathology, Transplant Pathology.

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Gregory J. Tsongalis, PhD (Lebanon)

Director, Molecular Pathology, Professor of Pathology, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth

Practice Note: Molecular Diagnostics for Infectious Disease, Molecular Genetics, Molecular Oncology, Pharmacogenomics.

Radiation Oncology
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Philip E. Schaner, MD, PhD (Lebanon, St. Johnsbury)

Practice Note: Head and neck cancer, intensity modulated radiation therapy, lung cancer, stereotactic body radiosurgery, esophageal cancer.

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Thomas C. Sroka, MD, PhD (Lebanon)

Practice Note: Genitourinary cancer, prostate brachytherapy, gastrointestinal cancer, intensity modulated radiation therapy, stereotactic radiosurgery.

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Bassem I. Zaki, MD (Lebanon)

Practice Note: Brachytherapy, gastrointestinal cancer, gynecologic cancer, lymphoma, non-sealed radionuclide therapy, radioimmunoglobulins, thyroid cancer.

Radiology
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John M. Gemery, MD (Lebanon)

Assistant Professor of Radiology, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth

Practice Note: Angiography, interventional radiology, tumor ablation. For GI patients: also embolization including radioembolization (Y90). For endocrine patients: also arterial and venous interventions for relief of symptoms.

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Eric K. Hoffer, MD (Lebanon)

Director, Vascular and Interventional Radiology

Practice Note: Angiography, arterial embolization, dialysis access interventions, endovascular arterial or venous recanalization, interventional radiology, stent graft repair for trauma, transcatheter chemoembolization and radioembolization, tumor ablation.

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Nancy J. McNulty, MD (Lebanon)

Assistant Professor of Radiology, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth

Practice Note: Cross Sectional Imaging, Interventional Radiology.

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Michael J. Tsapakos, MD (Lebanon)

Director, Body CT and MRI, and 3D Imaging, Associate Professor of Radiology, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth

Practice Note: 3-dimensional Imaging, Abdominal Imaging, Body (below the neck), Cross Sectional Imaging, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).

Surgical Oncology
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David A. Axelrod, MD (Lebanon, Manchester)

Section Chief, Transplantation Surgery, Assistant Professor of Surgery & of Community and Family Medicine, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth

Practice Note: Liver tumors (malignant and non-malignant), renal and pancreas transplantation.

General Note: Dr. Axelrod has received several awards, including the American Transplant Congress Young Investigator Award (2005), the American Society of Transplant Surgeons Vanguard Prize (2006), and the American College of Surgeons Health Policy Scholarship for Surgeons (2007).

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Richard J. Barth, Jr., MD (Lebanon)

Section Chief, General Surgery, Associate Professor of Surgery, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth

Practice Note: Breast surgery, liver surgery, melanoma surgery, pancreatic surgery, parathyroid surgery, thyroid surgery.

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Thomas A. Colacchio, MD (Lebanon)

Professor of Surgery, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth

Practice Note: Endocrine surgery, pancreatic cancer, surgical oncology, thyroid disorders.

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Richard B. Freeman, Jr., MD (Lebanon)

Chair, Department of Surgery, Professor of Surgery and the Allyn Professor , Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth

Practice Note: Liver and kidney transplantation, hepatobiliary surgery, vascular access.

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Stefan D. Holubar, MD (Lebanon)

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth

Practice Note: Minimally invasive (laparoscopic) surgery, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, colon cancer, rectal cancer, other benign and malignant conditions of colon, rectum and anus, diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy. Clinical (outcomes) research.

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Lisa B. McCabe, APRN, MS (Lebanon)

Instructor in Surgery, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth

Practice Note: Wound Care, Breast Cancer, Benign Breast Disease, Gastrointestinal Oncology, Post-operative Symptom Management.

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John J. Murray, MD (Lebanon)

Division Chief, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Visiting Professor of Surgery, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth

Practice Note: Benign and Malignant Disorders of Rectum and Anus, Colon and Rectal Cancer, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Colonoscopy, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Laparoscopic Colon Surgery.

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Kerrington D. Smith, MD (Lebanon)

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth

Practice Note: Pancreatic cancer, chronic pancreatitis, minimally invasive approaches to pancreas surgery, endocrine surgery, melanoma surgery, gastrointestinal surgical oncology.