Promoting Excellence in Education, Research,
and Patient Care in the Rapidly Evolving
Management of Gastrointestinal Cancer
International Society of
Gastrointestinal Oncology
isgioEstablished 2003
2017 Faculty
Save the Date for the ISGIO 2017 Conference
The 2017 Gastrointestinal Oncology Conference

The 2017 Gastrointestinal Oncology Conference, the official meeting of the International Society of Gastrointestinal Oncology, will take place October 26-27, 2017 at the Hilton Crystal City in Arlington, VA and will provide an educational forum for presenting and discussing the latest advances in the broad field of GI cancer research, as well as critical issues relevant to the care of persons with GI cancer.

Registration is open.

Invited Faculty
All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any proprietary entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients.

Ghassan Abou-Alfa, MD
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

David Ahlquist, MD
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Jaffer A. Ajani, MD
ISGIO Chief Scientific Officer
M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

Rajiv Agarwal, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

Tala Azhkar, MD
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA

Tanios ( Tony) Bekaii-Saab, MD
Mayo Clinic
Phoenix, AZ

Salvador Borges-Neto, MD
Duke University
Durham, NC

Michael A. Choti, MD
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Saurin Chokshi, MD
Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, CT

Mario Chives, MD
University of Bari
Bari, Italy

Imane El-Dika, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

Anthony El-Khoueiry, MD
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA

Julio-Garcia Aguliar, MD
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

JF Geschwind ,MD
Yale-New Haven Hospital
New Haven, CT

Michael Goggins, MD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Karyn Goodman, MD
University of Colorado, Denver
Aurora, CO

Axel Grothey, MD
ISGIO President
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Rochester, MN

Daniel Haller, MD
Abramson Cancer Center at the Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Bryn Mawr, PA

Howard Hochster, MD
ISGIO President Elect
Yale University
New Haven, CT

David H. Ilson, MD, PhD
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

Millind Javale, MD
M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

Thomas Karasic, MD
University of Pennsylvania
Brynmawr, PA

Daniel Laheru, MD
Johns Hopkins
Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
Baltimore, MD

Ibrahim Nassour, MD
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Manisha Palta, MD
Duke University
Durham, NC

James Pingpank, MD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

Matthew Povembka, MD
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Wasif Saif, MD
Tuffs Medical Center
Boston, MA

Simron Singh, MD
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

John Strickler, MD
Duke University
Durham, NC

Jonathan R. Strosberg, MD
Moffitt Cancer Center
Tampa, FL

Weijing Sun, MD
Course Director
UPMC Cancer Center
Pittsburgh, PA

Hope Uronis, MD
Duke University
Durham, NC

Christopher Willett, MD
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

Francis Yao, MD
UCSF Medical Center
San Francisco, CA

Mark Yarchoan, MD
John Hopkins Medical Institute
Baltimore, MD