Our gastrointestinal team includes world-renowned experts in the prevention, detection and treatment of esophageal cancer.

To make an appointment, please call The James Line at 614-293-5066 or 800-293-5066. The James Line is a free, confidential telephone service staffed by oncology nurses to provide callers with cancer information and physician referrals. The James Line is available weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Medical Oncology

Sameek Roychowdhury, MD, PhD

As a medical oncologist I specialize in treating patients with advanced prostate and colorectal cancers, including soft tissue sarcoma. Additionally, I serve as an assistant professor of internal medicine, an assistant professor in the department of pharmacology and a member of the Experimental Therapeutics Program at the OSUCCC – James. Read More

Jeffrey VanDeusen, MD, PhD

I was named to the Castle Connolly list of “Regional Top Doctors” in 2018 and rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction in 2017. Read More

Sarah Davis, APRN-CNP

I’m a nurse practitioner in the Division of Medical Oncology at The James, where I specialize in the treatment and care of patients with lung cancer. Read More

Jason Patterson, APRN-CNP

I’m a certified nurse practitioner in the Division of Medical Oncology at The James. I received my Master of Science from The Ohio State University and have worked at the OSUCCC – James since 2006, where I currently treat patients with thoracic cancers such as mesothelioma and lung cancer. Read More

JoEllen Woodruff, APRN-CNP

I am a nurse practitioner with over 13 years of medical experience. I currently work in the Division of Thoracic Surgery at the OSUCCC – James, where I specialize in treating patients with lung cancer, thymomas and mesothelioma. Read More

Surgical Oncology

Desmond D'Souza, MD

I am a general thoracic surgeon and Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Thoracic Surgery. I specialize in the treatment of thoracic malignancies including lung cancer, esophageal cancer and mediastinal tumors. Read More

Peter Kneuertz, MD

As a thoracic surgeon at Ohio State, I strive to provide the best possible care to patients with lung cancer and esophageal cancer, as well as a wide range of other thoracic disorders. Read More

Robert Merritt, MD

I'm a general thoracic surgeon with expertise in minimally invasive surgery in the treatment of lung and esophageal cancers. My clinical interests include primary lung carcinoma, esophageal carcinoma, thymic malignancies, primary tumors of the chest wall, tracheal tumors and secondary lung carcinoma. Read More

Kyle Perry, MD

My expertise in minimally invasive surgery provides my patients with many treatment options. I specialize in the surgical and endoscopic treatment of general surgical conditions. Read More

Radiation Oncology

Dayssy Diaz Pardo, MD

I’m a radiation oncologist specializing in genitourinary and gastrointestinal cancer. I received my Master of Science in Clinical and Translational Investigation at the University of Miami, and I completed my medical training at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá, Colombia. Read More

Eric Miller, MD, PhD

I am a radiation oncologist who specializes in treating patients with gastrointestinal and head and neck cancers. I work as part of a multi-disciplinary team including surgeons and medical oncologists to deliver top-notch care to our patients using specialized treatment modalities like stereotactic body radiotherapy, stereotactic radiosurgery, image-guided radiation therapy and Y-90 radioembolization. Read More

Terence Williams, MD, PhD

I am a radiation oncologist who specializes on treating patients with thoracic and gastrointestinal cancers (with a particular emphasis on non-small cell lung cancer, pancreatic cancer, and hepatobiliary malignancies). Read More

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