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Surgical Oncology

Below is a list of all Surgical Oncology faculty. View individual profiles of our faculty members — with publication and contact information, research and clinical specialties and more — via the links below.

Abad, John D

Abad, John D

Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery (Surgical Oncology)

Bentrem, David J

Bentrem, David J

Professor of Surgery (Surgical Oncology) and Medical Social Sciences

Bio

My primary clinical focus is on the treatment of GI malignancy. My research interests are in translational efforts in GI oncology. I am the head of the pancreas cancer tissue bank and NU pancreas canc... [more]

Chawla, Akhil

Chawla, Akhil

Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery (Surgical Oncology)

Cohen, Mark Edward

Cohen, Mark Edward

Adjunct Associate Professor of Surgery (Surgical Oncology)

Elaraj, Dina M

Elaraj, Dina M

Associate Professor of Surgery (Surgical Oncology)

Bio

Clinical and research interests include thyroid cancer, thyroid nodules and other benign disorders of the thyroid gland, hyperparathyroidism, functional and nonfunctional adrenal tumors, inherited end... [more]

Huang, Reiping

Huang, Reiping

Research Assistant Professor of Surgery (Surgical Oncology)

Johnson, Julie K

Johnson, Julie K

Professor of Surgery (Surgical Oncology)

Bio

Dr. Johnson’s career interests involve building a series of collaborative relationships to improve the quality and safety of health care through teaching, research, and clinical improvement. She has a... [more]

Merkow, Ryan P

Merkow, Ryan P

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Surgical Oncology)

Bio

Dr. Ryan Merkow is a board certified surgical oncologist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. His clinical practice focuses on complex upper gastrointestinal malignancies including pancreas, liver, bili... [more]

Rajjoub, Samer R

Rajjoub, Samer R

Health System Clinician of Surgery (Surgical Oncology)

Schäfer, Willemijn

Schäfer, Willemijn

Research Assistant Professor of Surgery (Surgical Oncology)

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