The Upper Gastrointestinal Multidisciplinary Clinic, the only one of its kind in the state, is entirely dedicated to the care of patients with upper GI malignancies.
We take a team-based approach, bringing together nationally recognized leaders in the treatment and research of these diseases.
Our physicians are world-renowned experts in clinical research and have leadership roles within the Brown University Oncology Research Group and the National Cancer Institute.
Our clinic provides care ranging from basic screening to the most innovative treatments, including cutting-edge radiation oncology; advanced surgical techniques; high-tech vascular interventional radiology and access to investigational therapies.
We provide care for patients who have or are at risk for the following types of cancer:
Our patients receive support from our upper gastrointestinal nurse navigator, a nurse practitioner who is trained in oncology and has an in-depth understanding of gastrointestinal cancers.
guides patients through the health care system and the course of their treatment in multiple ways, including the coordination of services, facilitation of communication with health care professionals, arrangement of interpreters and transportation, assistance with insurance and financial questions, education, and emotional support.
For more information, or to make an appointment, please call our coordinator, Amy Doorley, at 401-444-2790.
The Upper Gastrointestinal Multidisciplinary Clinic (UGIMDC) is located on the campus of Rhode Island Hospital, Comprehensive Cancer Center, APC building, 2nd floor.
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Our services include, but are not limited to: