Burton L. Eisenberg, M.D.

Executive Medical Director, Hoag Family Cancer Institute, Grace E. Hoag Executive Medical Director Endowed Chair

General Surgery
Surgical Oncology
One Hoag Dr., Bldg. 41-Cancer Ctr
Newport Beach, CA 92658-6100
Doctor Profile

About Burton L. Eisenberg, M.D.

Dr. Eisenberg was co-recruited by Hoag and USC Keck School of Medicine in 2013 as the Executive Medical Director over Hoag Family Cancer Institute. He is a full faculty member in the Department of Surgery at Keck, and spends his time at Hoag Family Cancer Institute, with his main office located at the Newport Beach campus, within the Patty & George Hoag Cancer Center. Dr. Eisenberg is responsible for the strategic planning and partnership between Hoag and USC, continuing the development of a world-class cancer program for our community extending throughout Orange County. In addition, he provides oversight over our site-specific cancer programs and the operation of the Hoag Family Cancer Institute, as well as any future cancer sites for Hoag.

Dr. Eisenberg brings a diverse background from nationally acclaimed cancer centers that bridge the patient care continuum between academic cancer centers and community-based cancer programs. He comes to us from Norris Cotton Cancer Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, where he held the role of Deputy Director, and he was a Professor of Surgery in Surgical Oncology at Dartmouth Medical School. Before Dartmouth, Dr. Eisenberg was a Professor of Surgery and Chief of Surgical Oncology at Temple University School of Medicine. He completed his fellowship in surgical oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, and his residency in surgical oncology at M.D. Anderson Hospital in Houston.


Board Certification

  • American Board of Surgery - Surgery
  • Medical Education - University of Tennessee - Memphis (Medical Doctor)
  • Internship - USAF Medical Center Wilford Hall (General Surgery)
  • Residency - USAF Medical Center Wilford Hall (General Surgery)
  • Fellowship - Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (Surgical Oncology)