Surgical Oncology

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At Feist-Weiller Cancer Center, our surgeons work with a multi-disciplinary team of physicians to provide patients the care and treatment needed to fight illness and continue with daily life. Our patients' needs, outcomes and current research findings are all combined to develop individual plans for each patient.

What We Offer Our Patients

  • Surgical Oncology offers the novel surgical treatment, Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) to our patients with advanced abdominal malignancies. Feist-Weiller Cancer Center is the only cancer center in Louisiana that offers HIPEC presently. 
  • We offer Mammosite, the 5-day targeted radiation therapy for breast cancer patients. This outpatient radiation treatment allows patients to finish treatments sooner and get back to daily life. 
  • We have excellent, caring nurses to help our patients navigate through the medical system at Feist Weiller Cancer Center.
  • Feist-Weiller has the highest concentration of Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO) trained surgical oncologists in the area and has been recongizned nationally for our breast cancer outcomes.

Cancers We Treat

Our fellowship-trained, surgical oncologists diagnose and provide surgical care for patients with all types of cancer:

Annually, the Surgical Oncology service cares for approximately 10,000 patients. We are a major referral center for complex abdominal surgeries and surgeries of the liver, pancreas, and biliary diseases throughout the state of Louisiana.

Our Surgeons

  • have edited a major textbook in surgical oncology
  • are highly knowledgeable
  • are well recognized nationally and internationally
  • are leaders in their field
Feist-Weiller Cancer Center Breast Cancer Outcomes Among Best in U.S.