Our pancreatic cancer team includes preeminent experts in the diagnosis, surgical treatment, chemotherapy, radiation therapy and targeted therapy of individual pancreatic cancers.

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

John Hays, MD, PhD

I specialize in treating peritoneal cancers stemming from gastrointestinal and gynecological origins such as ovarian, colorectal cancer and cancers of the appendix and small intestine. Read More

Rishi Jain, MD

I’m a medical oncologist specializing in cancers of the gastrointestinal tract. Read More

Sameek Roychowdhury, MD, PhD

As a medical oncologist I specialize in treating patients with advanced prostate and colorectal cancers, including soft tissue sarcoma. Read More

Jeffrey VanDeusen, MD, PhD

Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2017. Read More

Surgical Oncology

Sherif Abdel-Misih, MD

Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2016, 2017 Named to the Castle Connolly list of America’s “Top Doctors” for 2017. Read More

Jordan Cloyd, MD

I am an assistant professor in the Division of Surgical Oncology at Ohio State, where I specialize in treating patients with gastrointestinal, hepatopancreatobiliary, neuroendocrine and peritoneal surface cancers. I have expertise in complex liver and pancreas surgery, and I also employ such innovative approaches as neoadjuvant (presurgical) therapy or hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC)—a heated chemo treatment targeted to the abdomen during surgery—to achieve optimum outcomes for patients with advanced or metastatic disease. Read More

Mary Dillhoff, MD

Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2016, 2017. Read More

Andrei Manilchuk, MD

Department of Surgery Faculty Teaching Award 2010 Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery, Ohio State Certificate of Excellence for Outstanding Achievement in Patient Service, Ohio State Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2016. Read More

Timothy Pawlik, MD, PhD, MPH

I’m a surgical oncologist and liver cancer expert serving as chair of the Department of Surgery in the College of Medicine at Ohio State, where I also hold the Urban Meyer III and Shelley Meyer Chair for Cancer Research. Before coming to Ohio State in 2016, I amassed more than 10 years of surgical and research experience at Johns Hopkins Hospital and honed my skills in treating patients with liver, gallbladder, pancreatic and neuroendocrine tumors while also conducting groundbreaking research that contributed to the nearly 700 articles I have authored or co-authored in leading scientific journals. I have earned multiple awards, including Top Doctors honors from Newsweek, U.S. News and World Report and Castle Connolly. Read More

Carl Schmidt, MD

Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2014, 2016, 2017 Named to the Castle Connolly list of America’s “Top Doctors” for 2017. Read More

Gastroenterology

Philip Hart, MD

Medical Director, Section of Pancreatic Disorders Center Member of the American Pancreatic Association Invited to lecture on the management of pancreatic diseases at national meetings. Read More

Darwin Conwell, MD

Named to the Castle Connolly list of America’s “Top Doctors” for 2017 Best Doctor in America 2017. Read More

Jeffery Groce, MD

I’m a gastroenterologist specializing in patients with pancreatic, biliary and other digestive system diseases. Read More

Somashekar Krishna, MBBS, MPH

Advanced endoscopy training at MD Anderson Cancer Center, 2012 Director of Clinical Research, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Department, 2013. Read More

Jon Walker, MD

Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017. Read More

Radiation Oncology

Dayssy Diaz Pardo, MD

I’m a radiation oncologist specializing in genitourinary and gastrointestinal cancer. Read More