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Dr. Sabha Ganai is a board-certified surgical oncologist with expertise in the multidisciplinary management of pancreas and gastrointestinal cancers.

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Sanford Broadway Medical Center (Fargo)  


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Yes, Dr. Sabha Ganai is accepting new patients at this office.


737 Broadway N, Fargo, ND 58102

Office Hours

  Open Lunch Close

Office Details

Doctor Specialty Surgical Oncology
Accepting New Patients? Yes
Practice Specialty Surgical Oncology
Practice Ownership Sanford Medical Center
Languages Spoken

Inside the Sanford Broadway Clinic on the third Floor (Surgery)

Insurance Accepted  

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Health Alliance
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare

About Dr. Ganai
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Sabha Ganai, MD, PhD, MPH, FACS is a board-certified surgical oncologist with expertise in the multidisciplinary management of pancreas, hepatobiliary (liver, gallbladder, and bile ducts), and foregut (stomach and esophagus) tumors, thyroid and parathyroid disease, as well as retroperitoneal sarcomas and gastrointestinal stromal tumors. She is facile in minimally-invasive surgery and was first to perform the HIPEC (hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy) procedure in Central and Southern Illinois. Her academic interests are focused on rural cancer disparities, health geographics, ethics, surgical education, and translational research examining the biology of metastasis.

Dr. Sabha Ganai is a rural disparities researcher and has been an active committee member for the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, Association for Academic Surgery, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and the Society for Surgical Oncology. She seeks to provide compassionate care and serve the surgical needs of patients with cancer in rural America.


Conditions Treated 

  • Appendiceal cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Gastric Cancers
  • Melanoma
  • Pancreas cancer
  • Sarcoma (Bone and Soft Tissue)

Services & Procedures

  • Cancer Support
  • Colectomy
  • Gastrectomy
  • Laparoscopic / minimally invasive procedures of the colon, spleen, appendix and gallbladder
  • Laparoscopic Adrenal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Whipple Procedure (Pancreaticoduodenectomy)

Special Interests  

  • Palliative Care
  • Peritoneal Surface Malignancies

Education & Training  

Medical School


  • Baystate Medical Center / Tufts University
    Residency in General Surgery • 2001 - 2010


  • University of Chicago
    Fellowship in Complex General Surgical Oncology • 2010 - 2013

Awards & Honors  

  • White Coat Ceremony Honored Speaker
    Southern Illinois University School of Medicine • 2018

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society

  • Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award
    Gold Foundation • 2017

  • Michael J. Zinner Health Sciences Research Fellowship
    Surgical Outcomes Club • 2016

  • Forty Under Forty
    Springfield Business Journal • 2016

  • Young Innovator
    Sangamon County Medical Association • 2016

  • Health Care Disparities Research Award
    Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract • 2015

  • Junior Researcher of the Year
    SIU Department of Surgery • 2015

  • Junior Researcher of the Year
    SIU Department of Surgery • 2015

  • Outstanding Surgical Educator of the Year
    Southern Illinois University • 2014

  • Excellence in Teaching Award
    Tufts University School of Medicine • 2010

Hospital Affiliations

  • HSHS St. John's Hospital
  • Sanford Medical Center Fargo

Languages Spoken  

  • English

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