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    Surgical Oncology

    Section Head: Patrick McGrath, MD 

    Physician referral, phone consults, hospital transfers • Call UK•MDs: 1-800-888-5533
    Fax: 859-323-4607 or 859-257-6325

    The Section of Surgical Oncology is responsible for the care of patients requiring operative intervention for the treatment of cancer. Our surgeons and staff are involved with the care of patients at the University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital and the UK Markey Cancer Center. Surgical Oncology manages multidisciplinary clinics for breast disease, GI malignancy and melanoma. The section is actively involved in research investigating cancer immunology, the role of biological response modifiers in the treatment of head and neck cancer, and translational research applying gene therapy to malignancies. For more information about our services, please visit www.mc.uky.edu/surgery/General/oncology.asp


  • Specialties

    • Breast disease
    • Gastrointestinal oncology
    • GI cancer growth
    • GI physiology and endocrinology
    • Head and neck cancer
    • Melanoma
    • Molecular mechanisms of normal intestinal development
    • Pancreatic cancer
    • Sarcoma
    • Skin cancer
    • Surgical oncology
    • Thyroid oncology
    • Tumors of the pancreas

  • Clinic locations 

  • Multidisciplinary Surgical Oncology Clinic

    Markey Cancer Center
    Whitney-Hendrickson Building
    First Floor
    800 Rose St.
    Lexington KY 40536-0098

    Call 859-257-4490
    Fax 859-323-0702


    General Surgery Clinic

    Kentucky Clinic
    First Floor, Wing D, Room L119
    740 S. Limestone
    Lexington KY 40536-0284

    Call 859-257-3253
    Fax 859-323-1203


    Comprehensive Breast Care Center

    Markey Cancer Center
    Whitney-Hendrickson Building
    Second Floor
    800 Rose St.
    Lexington KY 40536-0098

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    Call 859-323-2222
    Call 866-340-4488
    Fax 859-323-6109

  • Mailing address

    Department of Surgery
    Division of General Surgery
    800 Rose St., Room C224 
    Lexington KY 40536