Soft Tissue Sarcoma Treatment Team

The following treatment team members specialize in soft tissue sarcoma at the OSU Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute. To make an appointment, please call The James Line at (614) 293-5066 or toll-free 1-800-293-5066. The James Line is a free, 24-hour, confidential telephone service staffed by oncology nurses weekdays from 8:00 a.m. -4:30 p.m. to provide callers with cancer information and physician referrals throughout central Ohio. For further information about a physician listed below, click on the name:

Gynecologic Oncology

Larry Copeland, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
William Greenville Pace III and Joan Norris Collins-Pace Chair
(GYN sarcomas)

David Cohn, MD
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
(GYN sarcomas)

Jeffrey Fowler, MD
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
John Boutselis Professor in Gynecologic Oncology
Director, Division of Gynecologic Oncology
(GYN sarcomas)

Orthopaedic Oncology

Joel Mayerson, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics
Chief, Division of Musculoskeletal Oncology

Thomas Scharschmidt, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics

Medical Oncology

Arvinder Bhinder, MBBS
Assistant Professor, Division of Medical Oncology

James Chen, MD
Assistant Professor, Divison of Medical Oncology

Radiation Oncology

Douglas Martin, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology

Surgical Oncology

Raphael E. Pollock, MD, PhD
Professor and Director of the Division of Surgical Oncology

Sherif Abdel-Misih, MD
Assistant Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology

John Harrison Howard, MD
Assistant Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology

Carl Schmidt, MD
Assistant Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology

Reconstructive Surgery

Albert Chao, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Plastic Surgery

Spine Sarcoma

Ehud Mendel, MD
Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery
Director, Spinal Neurosurgery 

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The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) 460 W. 10th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210 Phone: 1-800-293-5066 | Email: