Meet the Team
Hoag and USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center offer a comprehensive multidisciplinary
team to evaluate and treat the spectrum of sarcomas. Our medical experts
are subspecialty trained at world renowned institutions and are actively
involved in research to continue the advancement of sarcoma care.
The Sarcoma Program Team is led by physician duo Nader Nassif, M.D., orthopedic
oncologist and Program Director of the Sarcoma Program, and Burton Eisenberg,
M.D., a board-certified surgical oncologist with specialty in sarcoma.
To complete this multidisciplinary team they partner with a variety of
sarcoma experts in the following specialties:
Surgical Oncologists -
Nader Nassif, M.D.,
Burton Eisenberg, M.D. &
William Tseng, M.D.
Medical Oncologists -
James Hu, M.D. &
Dilruba Haque, M.D.
Radiation Oncologists -
Peter Chen, M.D.
Clinical Nurse Navigator -
Lori Berberet, R.N., M.S.
Janet Stallman, M.D.
John Lieu, M.D.
Palliative Care Physician Specialist -
Vincent Nguyen, M.D.
- Rehabilitation Specialists
- Certified Genetic Counselors
Hoag/USC Sarcoma Tumor Board
The Sarcoma Team also meets regularly to discuss every new patient with
a diagnosis of sarcoma. At these meetings, our surgical oncologists, medical
oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists and radiologists, as
well as our dedicated nurse navigator review patient history, imaging
and tissue slides and make collaborative decisions with regards to the
best course of treatment to provide the best outcome for each patient
on an individualized basis.
For more information, or a physician referral, please call 877-427-8208.