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Cha, Charles, MD, FACS

Chief, Surgical Oncology, St. Vincent’s Medical Center; Director, Surgical Oncology, Fairfield Region; Medical Director, Digestive Health Center, Fairfield Region





Providing the best care to our patients and their companions requires communicating in a way everyone understands. Interpreter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All spoken languages are available, as well as American Sign Language (AS/L).

Accepting New Patients
  • Surgical Oncology

Areas of Expertise
Bile Duct Cancer, Biliary Disease, Bowel Cancer, Cancer of the Small Intestine, Cholangiocarcinoma, Cholecystectomy, Colorectal Cancer, Complex Bile Duct Repair and Reconstruction, Esophageal Cancer, Gallbladder Cancer, Gallbladder Surgery, Gastric Cancers, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Hemangioma, Hepatobiliary Surgery, Hepatocellular Cancer, Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery, Intestinal Surgery, Laparoscopic Ablation, Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery, Laparoscopic Liver Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Liver Adenoma, Liver Cancer, Liver Metastasis, Minimally Invasive Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery, Pancreatic Cancer, Radiofrequency Ablation, Robotic Surgery, Sarcoma, Stomach Surgery, Whipple Procedure


Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Medical School
Northwestern University Medical School

University of Wisconsin Hospitals

Professional Organizations

  • American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association, Member
  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow
  • Royal Society of Medicine, Member
  • International Laparoscoic Liver Society, Member
  • Society of University Surgeons, Member
  • New England Surgical Society, Member
  • Society of Surgical Oncology, Member


Verified Patient Reviews

5 out of 5 stars

I have felt very safe and cared for by *Dr. Cha since first meeting him. He is very kind and patient. I am fortunate to have *Dr. Cha performing my surgery.

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Cha explained procedure to me very thoroughly. Both *Dr. Cha and *Lisa Findia, APRN, FNP-C answered all my questions. Both were informative and patient!

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Cha and *Lisa are the best!

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Cha is an excellent physician. I would recommend him to anyone !

Other Reviews from Around the Web

5 out of 5 stars

I was very pleased with the service I received especially my Dr Charles Cha

5 out of 5 stars

Exceptional provider, kind, compassionate and very knowledgeable.

5 out of 5 stars

Met with Dr. Cha and he explained the procedure plus drew a diagram to help me better understand the procedure.

5 out of 5 stars

Spent all the time necessary to explain medical situation.

5 out of 5 stars

D. Cha is thoughtful, give information that is extremely necessary for your continued health. Cares about his patients



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