Dr. Richard Berri

Chief of Surgical Oncology at Ascension Medical Group

Dr. Richard Berri is the Chief of Surgical Oncology and Director of the HIPEC program at Ascension Medical Group. He sees people with peritoneal mesothelioma at Ascension St. John Hospital in Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan.

Dr. Richard Berri

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Peritoneal Mesothelioma

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Ascension St. John Hospital

19229 Mack Avenue #23, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236


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More About Mesothelioma Specialist Dr. Richard Berri

Dr. Berri is a surgical oncologist with a focus on all abdominal malignancies, from pancreatic cancer to small intestine conditions. He’s the Medical Director of the Ascension Michigan Oncology service line. For peritoneal mesothelioma, his specialty is performing heated intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC).

He also sees patients at Ascension Michigan Macomb-Oakland Hospital.

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Medical Degrees and Residencies

    • Medical Degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan
    • Residency at Ascension St. John Hospital
    • Fellowship at MD Anderson Cancer Center, 2010
    • Internship at Ascension St. John Hospital
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Certifications and Memberships

    • Certified by the American Board of Surgery

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Dr. Richard Berri is a leading HIPEC expert in Michigan. He’s the only peritoneal mesothelioma specialist in the state and has seen cases of abdominal malignancies in the Detroit area for more than a decade.

Why Choose Dr. Berri?

  • Performed more than 400 HIPEC surgeries
  • One of the few peritoneal specialists in the region
  • Created a HIPEC program

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Founded a HIPEC Program

Dr. Berri started a gastrointestinal cancer program and created the first HIPEC program in Michigan. He has performed more than 400 HIPEC/cytoreductive surgeries at Ascension St. John Hospital.

He has more than a decade of experience working in the Detroit metropolitan area and other regions of Michigan. He is the author of multiple articles about his approach to surgical oncology.

How to See Dr. Berri

Our patient advocate staff can help you connect with Dr. Berri at Ascension Medical Group. First step to take is contacting our registered nurse, Karen Ritter. You can email her at karen@mesotheliomaguide.com or send your contact information through our free Doctor Match form. This information helps us identify doctors and cancer centers for your specific diagnosis of mesothelioma.

Sources & Author

  1. Richard N. Berri, MD. Ascension Healthcare. Retrieved from: https://healthcare.ascension.org/doctors/1568649978/richard-nazih-berri-grosse-pointe-woods-mi. Accessed: 12/31/2021.
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About the Writer, Devin Golden

Devin Golden is a content writer for Mesothelioma Guide. He produces mesothelioma-related content on various mediums, including the Mesothelioma Guide website and social media channels. Devin's objective is to translate complex information regarding mesothelioma into informative, easily absorbable content to help patients and their loved ones.