If you or a loved one requires surgery for cancer, you want the best doctors and treatment available. At MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, we provide the expertise, compassion and advanced treatment options you need for a successful outcome.
For the highest standard of care, you should see a fellowship trained surgical oncologist. This is a surgeon with additional years of training in treating people with cancer.
Our surgical oncologists are fellowship-trained and not only have this experience, but work with a multidisciplinary team of expert specialists. Together, we develop a treatment plan that will be most effective for you. We base our recommendations on the latest research and use state-of-the-art surgical procedures. We also offer you access to the most current cancer clinical trials.
Plus, our team specializes in providing second opinions if you receive a diagnosis elsewhere.
Importantly, we believe in the MedStar Georgetown mission of cura personalis, which means caring for the entire person. We understand that cancer treatment is a major life challenge. No matter how long or difficult your path to recovery may be, we offer you and your family compassion, caring, and respect every step of the way.
These unique qualities earned Lombardi the National Cancer Institute’s designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center. The MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center is the only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Washington, D.C. region.
Conditions we treat include:
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The MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center is the only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Washington, D.C. region.