Gastrointestinal Cancer

A broad term for cancer that occurs anywhere in the GI tract. This occurs when abnormal cells grow uncontrollably and form tumors, most commonly in the esophagus, gallbladder, bile duct, pancreas and stomach.

Many gastrointestinal cancers are diagnosed in more advanced stages of the disease because early stages may not cause any symptoms. Risk factors may include family history, advanced age, obesity, tobacco use high alcohol consumption and more.


Diagnosis & Treatments

We use several advanced GI procedures to detect and treat GI cancers including:

Visit the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute to learn more.


Meet Our Gastrointestinal Cancer Specialists

Name Specialties Location
Alekshun, Todd Joseph, MD Alekshun, Todd Joseph, MD 860.972.4183
  • Hematology / Oncology
  • Medical Oncology
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  • Avon
  • Tolland
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Blakaj, Adriana, MD, PhD Blakaj, Adriana, MD, PhD 860.972.2803
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Hartford
Bliss, Lindsay Ann, MD, MPH Bliss, Lindsay Ann, MD, MPH 860.246.2071
  • Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery
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  • Hartford
  • Bloomfield
  • Enfield
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Boyd, Timothy Stephen, MD Boyd, Timothy Stephen, MD 860.972.2803
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Hartford
Cappa, Joseph Anthony, MD Cappa, Joseph Anthony, MD 860.657.1920
  • Gastroenterology
  • Glastonbury
  • Bloomfield
  • Bloomfield
  • Hartford
  • Hartford
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Chaudhary, Ahmed Aziz, MD Chaudhary, Ahmed Aziz, MD 860.545.2803
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Norwich
Curtis, David Eugene, MD Curtis, David Eugene, MD 860.246.2071
  • Hepatobiliary and Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
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  • Hartford
  • Glastonbury
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Dailey, Mark Edward, MD Dailey, Mark Edward, MD 860.249.6291
  • Hematology / Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
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  • Hartford
  • Avon
  • Hartford
  • Willimantic
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Einstein, Michael Mark, MD Einstein, Michael Mark, MD 860.972.4262
  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Transplant Hepatology
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  • Hartford
  • Bloomfield
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Elias, Rawad, MD Elias, Rawad, MD 860.249.6291
  • Medical Oncology
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Hematology / Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Hartford
  • Hartford
  • Willimantic
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Golioto, Michael John, MD Golioto, Michael John, MD 860.246.2571
  • Gastroenterology
  • Hartford
  • Bloomfield
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Jo, Kevin Seungho, MD Jo, Kevin Seungho, MD 203.886.0036
  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Wallingford
  • Bloomfield
  • Hartford
  • Meriden
  • New Britain
  • Wallingford
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Kopec, Krzysztof Lukasz, MD Kopec, Krzysztof Lukasz, MD 860.409.4567
  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Farmington
  • Bloomfield
  • Hartford
  • New Britain
  • New Britain
  • Plainville
  • Southington
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Kratzer, Allan S., MD Kratzer, Allan S., MD 203.694.8433
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Meriden
Leopold, Kenneth Albert, MD Leopold, Kenneth Albert, MD 860.972.2803
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Hartford
Masoud, Amir E., MD Masoud, Amir E., MD 475.210.4727
  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Fairfield
  • Bridgeport
  • Fairfield
  • Hartford
  • Meriden
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Nestler, Jeffry Laurence, MD Nestler, Jeffry Laurence, MD 860.246.2571
  • Gastroenterology
  • Hartford
  • Bloomfield
  • Farmington
  • Glastonbury
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Parikh, Neil D., MD Parikh, Neil D., MD 860.409.4567
  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Farmington
  • Bloomfield
  • Enfield
  • Hartford
  • New Britain
  • Plainville
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Plotkin, Eileen K., MD Plotkin, Eileen K., MD 860.229.9688
  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
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  • New Britain
  • Bloomfield
  • Glastonbury
  • New Britain
  • Plainville
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Sardella, William Vincent, MD Sardella, William Vincent, MD 860.548.7336
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Hartford
  • Glastonbury
  • Hartford
  • Hartford
  • West Hartford
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Schipper, Bret Mitchell, MD, FACS, CPE Schipper, Bret Mitchell, MD, FACS, CPE 860.696.2040
  • Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery
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  • Hartford
  • New Britain
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Schoenfeld, Adam Craig, MD Schoenfeld, Adam Craig, MD 860.229.9688
  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
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  • New Britain
  • Bloomfield
  • New Britain
  • Plainville
  • Southington
  • Southington
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Selden, Michael Aaron, MD Selden, Michael Aaron, MD 860.246.2571
  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Hartford
  • Bloomfield
  • Bloomfield
  • Windsor
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Serrano, Oscar K., MD Serrano, Oscar K., MD 860.972.4219
  • Transplant Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Hepatobiliary and Surgical Oncology
  • Surgical Oncology
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  • Hartford
Shaikh, Inam Ahmed, MD Shaikh, Inam Ahmed, MD 860.489.7017
  • General Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery
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  • Torrington
Thurston, Kristy Tyler, MD Thurston, Kristy Tyler, MD 860.548.7336
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Hartford
  • Bloomfield
  • Hartford
  • Hartford
  • Manchester
  • West Hartford
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Vignati, Paul Vincent, MD Vignati, Paul Vincent, MD 860.548.7336
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Hartford
  • Hartford
  • Hartford
  • West Hartford
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Weiser, Jeffrey Steven, MD Weiser, Jeffrey Steven, MD 860.409.4567
  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Farmington
  • Bloomfield
  • Bloomfield
  • Glastonbury
  • Hartford
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