Meet the Team
Hoag and USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center offer a comprehensive multidisciplinary
team to evaluate and treat the spectrum of melanoma or advanced skin cancer.
Our medical experts are subspecialty trained at world renowned institutions
and are actively involved in research to continue the advancement of melanoma care.
Medical Oncologists: George Semeniuk, M.D., Robert Dillman, M.D.
William Tseng, M.D.,
Michael Hurwitz, M.D. and
Burton Eisenberg, M.D.
Radiation Oncologist: Craig Cox, M.D.
High Risk Dermatologist:
Binh Ngo, M.D.
(patients accepted through dermatologist referral only)
Valentina Dahlili-Shoaie, M.D.
- Reconstructive & Plastic Surgeons
- Certified Genetic Counselors
Clinical Nurse Navigator: Rhonda Hjelm, M.S.N., R.N., O.C.N.
The Melanoma/Advanced Skin Cancer Team holds regular case conferences to
discuss every new patient with a diagnosis of melanoma or advanced skin
cancer. 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.
To contact Hoag’s Melanoma/Advanced Skin Cancer Program, please call