Gastrointestinal Cancer

The University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Digestive Health Center provides medical, surgical and diagnostic services for patients with gastrointestinal problems.

The multi-disciplinary program is led by surgical oncologist Cherif Boutros, MD, MSc, FACS, medical director of the Tate Cancer Center, chief of surgical oncology at UM BWMC and associate professor of surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

The center consists of a team of specialists including gastroenterologists, surgeons, nutritionists, genetic counselors, pain management specialists and social workers. The center offers treatment for all disorders and diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, including:

  • colorectal cancer
  • stomach cancer
  • liver tumors
  • pancreatic cancer
  • bile duct cancer
  • ulcerative colitis
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • GERD
  • Barrett’s Esophagus
  • esophageal cancer
  • liver cirrhosis
  • viral hepatitis and more

The center also offers clinical trials and bariatric services. The nutritionists also offer outpatient dietitian services to provide nutrition therapy to individuals with a medical condition.

The UM BW Digestive Health Center is located on the third floor of the Tate Center and can be reached at 410-553-8146.