Liver Cancer Program

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University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center


Christopher Siegel, MD, Discipline Lead, Hepatobiliary Surgery

Jennifer Dorth, MD, Discipline Lead, Radiation Oncology

Pierre Gholam, MD, Hepatology

Richard Lee, MD, Integrative Oncology, Hepatocellular Cancer, Palliative Care

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Conditions Treated

  • All primary and secondary liver cancers
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Hepatocellular carcinoma
  • Gallbladder cancer
  • Metastatic neuroendocrine tumors
  • Cancers metastatic to the liver, including colon


  • Open and minimally invasive approaches for liver resection and ablation
  • Interventional procedures, including transarterial chemoembolization, radioembolization and percutaneous microwave ablation
  • Radiation therapy, including proton beam therapy, IMRT and MR planning, and intraoperative radiation
  • Neoadjuvant and adjuvant chemotherapy
  • Liver transplantation

Distinguishing Features

  • Part of NCI-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Multidisciplinary consultation and weekly disease-specific tumor board
  • Noninvasive diagnostic technology
  • Genetic analysis of tumors to guide personalized therapy
  • Genetic risk assessment to guide preventive strategies in cancer-prone families
  • Supportive and Integrative Oncology program
  • Extensive portfolio of clinical trials of new treatments
  • Proton Therapy Center

About UH Cleveland Medical Center
At the core of University Hospitals’ $4 billion health system is UH Cleveland Medical Center, ranked among America’s best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. UH Cleveland Medical Center is home to some of the most prestigious clinical and research programs in the nation, including cancer, pediatrics, women’s health, orthopedics, radiology, neuroscience, cardiology and cardiovascular surgery, digestive health, transplantation and genetics. Its main campus includes UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the nation; UH MacDonald Women’s Hospital, Ohio’s only hospital for women; and UH Seidman Cancer Center, part of the NCI-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center at Case Western Reserve University.