Promoting Excellence in Education, Research,
and Patient Care in the Rapidly Evolving
Management of Gastrointestinal Cancer
International Society of
Gastrointestinal Oncology
isgioEstablished 2003
2019 Faculty
Save the Date for the ISGIO 2019 Conference
The 2019 Gastrointestinal Oncology Conference
The 2019 Gastrointestinal Oncology Conference, the official meeting of the International Society of Gastrointestinal Oncology, will take place October 10-11, 2019 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.


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
ISGIO President- Elect
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

Samantha Armstrong, MD
Georgetown University
Arlington, VA

Al B. Benson III, MD, FACP, FASCO
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center
of Northwestern University
Chicago, IL

Lisa Bodei, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

J. Phillip Boudreaux, MD
LSU Health Sciences Center
Kenner, LA

Daniel Catenacci, MD
University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center
Chicago, IL

Jennifer Chan, MD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, MA

Michael A. Choti, MD
Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center
Gilbert, AZ

Axel Grothey, MD
West Cancer Center
Germantown, TN

Tanya Gupta, MD
Stanford University Medical Center
Palo Alto, Ca

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

Howard Hochster, MD
ISGIO President
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
New Brunswick, NJ

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

Pashtoon M. Kasi, MD, MS
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa

Matthew Katz, MD
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

Madappa Kundranda, MD
Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center
Gilbert, AZ

Pamela Kunz, MD
Stanford University Medical Center
Palo Alto, CA

Amanda Laird, MD
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
New Brunswick, NJ

Keri Lunsford, MD, PhD
Weill Cornell Medical College
Houston, TX

Shishir Maithel
Emory University
Atlanta, GA

Michael Overman, MD
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

Timil Patel, MD
Yale University
New Haven, CT

Manisha Palta, MD
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

Akshjot Puri, MD
Houston Methodist Cancer Center at TMC
Houston TX

Michael Pishvaian, MD, PhD
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

Rajesh Ramanathan, MD
Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center
Gilbert, AZ

Rachna Shroff, MD
University of Arizona Cancer Center
Tucson, AZ

Davendra Sohal, MD
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Michael Soulen, MD
Abramson Cancer Center at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Stacey Stein, MD
Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, CT

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

Weijing Sun, MD
Course Director
University of Kansas School of Medicine
Westwood, KS

Christopher Willett, MD
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

Mark Yarchoan, MD
John Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
Baltimore, MD