Speaker Bios

 

Jordan Berlin, MD, Professor of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Dr. Berlin is a medical oncologist who specializes in gastrointestinal cancers. His clinical research efforts focus on novel treatment approaches. Dr. Berlin believes in enrolling patients, when possible, on clinical trials to learn more about the best and safest ways to treat gastrointestinal cancers. Improving treatments, while preserving the patient's ability to function normally, are among Dr. Berlin's goals. As Director of the Clinical Gastrointestinal Program, he works with a multidisciplinary team that includes surgeons and radiation oncologists to improve cure rates and develop a treatment plan specific for each patient.