Our Pancreatic Cancer Team

The Henry Ford Cancer Institute’s multidisciplinary pancreatic cancer team includes nationally recognized and board-certified cancer surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists and anesthesiologists, all working together to provide each patient with the best care experience possible. 

This unique team approach brings expert physicians, nurse specialists and others to your side, guiding you every step of the way.   

Our cancer team is available 24/7. Call to schedule your appointment: 888-777-4176.

Pancreatic cancer surgery


David Kwon, M.D.David Kwon, M.D.
Dr. Kwon is the medical director of Surgical Oncology at the Henry Ford Cancer Institute. He specializes in the care and surgical management of patients with upper gastrointestinal malignancies, including appendix, gastric, duodenal, biliary, and pancreatic cancers. He completed fellowship training in Surgical Oncology at University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.  

 

 

 Radiation oncology

Farzan Siddiqui, M.D., Ph.D.Farzan Siddiqui, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Siddiqui is the vice chair of Radiation Oncology at Henry Ford Cancer Institute. He specializes in the care of patients with pancreatic cancer, appendix cancer, and head and neck cancer. He is board certified in hospice and palliative medicine by the American Board of Radiology.

 

 


Munther Ajlouni, M.D.
Dr. Ajlouni is Division Head of Clinical Services for the Department of Radiation Oncology and specializes in digestive cancers, including gastric tumors. He completed fellowship training in radiation oncology at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.

 

 

 Medical oncology


Irina Y Dobrosotskaya, M.D, Ph.D.Irina Y Dobrosotskaya, M.D, Ph.D.
Dr. Dobrosotskaya is a medical oncology at the Henry Ford Cancer Institute. She completed fellowship training in Hematology/Oncology at the University of Michigan.

 

 


Gazala Khan, M.D. Gazala Khan, M.D.
Dr. Khan is a medical oncologist at the Henry Ford Cancer Institute. She specializes in pancreatic cancer, digestive cancer, and gastrointestinal tumors. She completed fellowship training in Hematology/Oncology at the University of Michigan.

 

 


Ira Wollner, M.D.
Dr. Wollner leads Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology and the Hematology & Oncology Fellowship Program at the Henry Ford Cancer Institute. He completed fellowship training in Hematology/Oncology and Geriatrics at the University of Michigan.

 

 

 

Interventional gastroenterology

Cyrus Piraka, M.D.Cyrus Piraka, M.D.
Dr. Piraka is the program director for the Advanced Interventional Endoscopy Fellowship Program at Henry Ford Health System. He received his fellowship training in Therapeutic Endoscopy from the University of Colorado Denver, and completed a fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of Michigan.

 

 

 

Robert Pompa, M.D.Robert Pompa, M.D.
Dr. Pompa is a gastroenterologist at Henry Ford Health System. He received his fellowship training in Gastroenterology at the University of Michigan.

 

 

 

Krishnavel Chathadi, M.D.Krishnavel Chathadi, M.D.
Dr. Chathadi is a gastroenterologist at Henry Ford Health System. He received his fellowship training in Gastroenterology at the University of Michigan.

 

 

 

Sumit Singla, M.D.Sumit Singla, M.D.
Dr. Singla is a gastroenterologist at Henry Ford Health System. He received his fellowship training in Gastroenterology at Henry Ford Hospital.

 

 

 

Tobias Zuchelli, M.D. Tobias Zuchelli, M.D.
Dr. Zuchelli is a gastroenterologist at Henry Ford Health System. He completed fellowships in Gastroenterology at Henry Ford Hospital and Hahnemann University Hospital.

 

 

 

 

Nurse navigators

Amy WilliamsonAmy Williamson, RN, BSN, ONC
Williamson is a cancer nurse navigator at the Henry Ford Cancer Institute. She assists patients and their families from diagnosis through survivorship. Williamson coordinates appointments, education and teaching with the multidisciplinary team, and provides treatment side effect management and emotional support.

 

 

Tayna Kintz, NP-DNPTayna Kintz, NP-DNP
Kintz is a surgical oncology advanced practice provide at the Henry Ford Cancer Institute. She assists patients and their families from diagnosis through survivorship.

 

 

 

 

Supportive oncology

Susan Hill, MAPS, CSO, RDSusan Hill, MAPS, CSO, RD
Hill is a registered dietitian who leads nutrition services and counseling for patients with pancreatic cancer.

 

 

 

Michael Ryan, PsyD Michael Ryan, PsyD
Dr. Ryan is the clinical director of Supportive Oncology Services at the Henry Ford Cancer Institute, specializing in the care of cancer patients and their caregivers from diagnosis through survivorship. She completed fellowship training in Clinical Health Psychology at Henry Ford Hospital.
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