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Our Surgeons

teamThe surgeons in the Division of Surgical Oncology are all fellowship trained, serve as University of Rochester School of Medicine faculty members, and have dual appointments with URMC’s Wilmot Cancer Institute. Their areas of expertise include surgical management of skin and soft tissue tumors, breast disease, gastrointestinal cancers, endocrine tumors, hematologic malignancies and vascular access. In the midst of the advanced science and the complexity of their work, they never forget that one of the most important aspects of cancer care is caring.



Kristin A. Skinner, M.D., F.A.C.S
Associate Professor of Surgery and Oncology and Chief, Surgical Oncology Division; Director, Multidisciplinary Breast Program, Wilmot Cancer Institute


Rachel L. Farkas, M.D. 
Assistant Professor of Surgery


Eva Galka, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Linehan David C. Linehan, M.D.
Professor of Surgery, Oncology and Seymour I. Schwartz Professor and Chair of Surgery 

Jacob Moalem, M.D., FACS 
Associate Professor of Surgery

Olzinski Ann T. Olzinski-Kunze, M.D. 
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery

James L. Peacock, M.D.
Professor of Surgery and Oncology

Prieto Peter A. Prieto, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor of Surgery and Oncology

Luke O. Schoeniger, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Surgery and Oncology

Seymour I. Schwartz, M.D. Distinguished Alumni Professor of Surgery

Our Multi-disciplinary Team

By referring your patients to the Division of Surgical Oncology, they will benefit from the expertise of specialists who look at every aspect of their care.

  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Nurses
  • Pharmacists
  • Patient advocates
  • Nutritionists
  • Social Workers
  • Specialists in other areas of medicine and surgery