Reply To: Dedicated Carcinosarcoma Clinic at the University of Alabama Comprehensive Cancer Center
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The first dedicated Gynecological Carcinosarcoma Clinic in the country (maybe the world) is now seeing GCS patients. The clinic is staffed by Dr. Michael Birrer, formerly of Mass General Hospital Cancer Center. Dr. Birrer recently accepted the position of Director of the University of Alabama Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Birrer was responsible for launching a major GCS research initiative at MGH and is a leading expert on the rare cancer. Dr. Birrer will continue his work with GCS at the University of Alabama.
Dr. Birrer is in the process of finalizing his credentialing and expects to have this complete by October 6th. Until then, you will see Dr. Birrer along with Dr. Rebecca Arend. After October 6th, your appointment with be with Dr. Birrer. To make an appointment, contact the University of Alabama Department of GYN Oncology at 205-996-4662 and ask to speak to Jeanette. Jeanette will take your information, advise you how to send your records and schedule an appointment. Dr. Birrer sees patients on Tuesdays.