Meet The Team

Hoag Family Cancer Institute offers a multidisciplinary, integrated team of fellowship-trained surgeons, gastroenterologists, oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists, radiologists, oncology-trained nurses, a dedicated clinical nurse navigator and support staff to ensure you receive the very best care for your colorectal cancer diagnosis.

Having a specialized team that’s highly trained in all aspects of innovative colorectal cancer care is a unique distinction that sets Hoag apart from many other centers and provides patients with the highest quality care, as well as exceptional clinical outcomes.

Hoag's Colorectal Cancer Program is led by Program Director Babak Rad, M.D., fellowship-trained colorectal surgeon. Dr. Rad partners with a multidisciplinary team of colorectal cancer experts in the following specialties:

As part of Hoag’s multidisciplinary approach, the colorectal cancer team conducts weekly GI Cancer Case Conferences where experts from all disciplines gather together to review cases from every angle to ensure the latest knowledge in cancer treatment is applied.