Our Pancreatic Cancer Team

The Henry Ford Cancer Institute’s multidisciplinary pancreatic cancer team includes nationally recognized, board-certified and fellowship-trained 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) 777-4167.

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 pancreatic cancers, biliary, duodenal appendix and gastric cancers. He completed fellowship training in Surgical Oncology at University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.  

 

 

Rupen ShahRupen Shah, M.D.
Dr. Shah is the director of the Peritoneal Surface Malignancy Program at the Henry Ford Cancer Institute. He specializes in endocrine neoplasms, including thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal tumors, and surgical cytoreduction and HIPEC treatment for select stage IV cancers. He completed fellowship training in Surgical Oncology at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in New York.  

 

 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 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. 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 oncologist 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 an interventional 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 an interventional 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 an interventional  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 an interventional 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
Amy Williamson is a cancer nurse navigator at the Henry Ford Cancer Institute. She assists patients and their families from the time of diagnosis through surveillance and survivorship. Williamson coordinates appointments, education and teaching with the multidisciplinary team, and provides treatment side effect management and emotional support.

 

 

 

Tayna Kintz, NP-DNPTanya Kintz, NP-DNP
Dr. 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
Susan 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 supportive care of cancer patients in their journey with this devastating disease. She completed fellowship training in Clinical Health Psychology at Henry Ford Hospital.
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