As the region’s largest oncology practice, we have more players to choose for your team.

New England Cancer Specialists is the region’s largest practice, with nearly half of Maine’s board-certified medical oncologists. So we can promise to match you with the right physician for you, in the right location and with the right expertise to achieve the best outcome for your particular diagnosis.

Each doctor leads a dedicated care team comprising an advanced practice provider, oncology nurse, medical assistant and patient care coordinator. Our team approach ensures you receive comprehensive, personalized care and will always have someone to ask about your progress.

Meet the physicians and other providers at each of our three locations:

Meet the Leadership Team

The Leadership Team at New England Cancer Specialists keeps the practice running smoothly— and works with national thought-leaders and researchers in cancer care and treatment. 

Steven L. D'Amato 
RPh, BSPharm
Executive Director

Dr. Chiara Battelli,
President & Lead Physician

Devon L. Evans, MD
Physician Lead, Scarborough

David C Benton, MD
Physician Lead, Topsham

Can "John" Ilyas, MD
Physician Lead, Kennebunk

Suzanne Berlin, DO with patient

“We think fighting cancer is a team effort, and the patient is the MVP."

—Dr. Kurt Ebrahim