Health Services


Surgical Oncology

John P. Murtha Cancer Center LogoWe are dedicated to high quality multi-disciplinary care. Our high quality multi-disciplinary approach integrates supportive services such as nutrition, physical and occupational therapy, psychology, social work, and pastoral care services to provide world-class personalized care. We work closely with Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Radiology, Pathology, Interventional Radiology, and Gastroenterology for superior collaborative therapies. Our physicians, nurses, and counselors are here for you and your family through every step of your care.

We provide premier, patient-centered surgical oncology services for the treatment of all cancers. Our surgeons specialize in the following:

  • Pancreatic Cancers and other Pancreatic Disease
  • Liver Cancers
  • Biliary Cancers (Cholangiocarcinomas)
  • Gallbladder Cancers
  • Gastric Cancers
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors
  • Small Bowel Cancers
  • Appendiceal Cancers
  • Sarcomas
  • Melanomas and other Skin Cancers
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Adrenal Tumors
  • Thyroid Cancer and Surgery
  • Parathyroid Cancer and Surgery
  • Metastatic Cancers
  • Pre-malignant Lesions
  • Other Advanced Surgical Needs

We have a strong commitment to quality of care and novel therapeutics through clinical research and translational research studies. All of our surgical oncologists are experienced as principal investigators on research studies focusing on quality and cancer. 

Meet Our Surgeons

COL (ret.) Craig D. Shriver, MD; Director, Murtha Cancer Center

LCDR Michele M. Gage, MD; Chief, Surgical Oncology

Col Peter A. Learn, MD; Surgical Oncologist

Please call if you have any questions about our services.

Contact Us


(301) 319-2316


(301) 400-1307


Monday - Friday
0730 - 1600

Additional Information

Eligibility of Care:
All TRICARE beneficiaries
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