Laurence McCahill, MD

Dr. Laurence McCahill, renowned West Michigan surgical oncologist with 25 years of experience, specializing in benign and malignant breast diseases and skin cancer, recently relocated to Kalamazoo. Dr. McCahill is leading a new, comprehensive melanoma and skin cancer clinic in collaboration with West Michigan Cancer Center Radiation & Surgical Specialties (WMCC) and Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (WMed). Dr. McCahill is a professor of surgery at WMed and sees patients in the new clinic at WMCC. As a board-certified general surgeon, Dr. McCahill also performs surgery for benign and malignant breast diseases.

Dr. McCahill specializes in melanoma and other advanced skin cancers including locally advanced squamous cell and basal cell cancers, Merkel cell melanoma, and other skin cancers that require a more extensive surgical approach than typically offered at a dermatology office. Over the course of his career, Dr. McCahill has treated more than 800 melanoma patients, including 500+ in the West Michigan area in the last decade.

  • Medical School
    Duke University School of Medicine
    Durham, NC
  • Residency
    General Surgery
    University of Washington
    Seattle, WA
  • Fellowship
    Surgical Oncology
    City of Hope National Medical Center
    Duarte, CA
  • Board Certification
    General Surgery
  • Breast cancer
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel cell melanoma
  • Basal cell cancer
  • Squamous cell cancer