The OSUCCC – James Kaposi sarcoma treatment team members include world-renowned sub-specialists and super sub-specialists in the prevention, diagnosis, genetic sequencing and treatment of Kaposi sarcoma. 

To make an appointment, please call The James Line at 614-293-5066 or 800-293-5066. The James Line is a free, confidential telephone service staffed by oncology nurses to provide callers with information and physician referrals. The James Line is available weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST.

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Medical Oncology

David Liebner, MD

I am a medical oncologist with a clinical specialization in bone and soft-tissue sarcoma and a research focus in cancer bioinformatics. At The Ohio State University, I serve as an assistant professor in Medical Oncology and in Biomedical Informatics. Read More

Radiation Oncology

Meng Welliver, MD

I’m a radiation oncologist with a specialized focus on patients with thoracic cancers, soft tissue sarcomas and blood cancers (including lymphoma, leukemia and myeloma). Read More

Surgical Oncology

Carlo Contreras, MD

I am a surgical oncologist who specializes in skin and soft tissue cancers, including melanoma, Merkel cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and basal cell carcinoma. Read More

Valerie Grignol, MD

I’m a surgical oncologist who treats patients suffering from sarcoma, desmoid tumors and breast cancer. Although my specialty is surgery, I consider myself a cancer doctor first and foremost. Read More

Raphael Pollock, MD, PhD

I am a surgical oncologist treating patients with soft tissue sarcomas. I have specific expertise with gastrointestinal stromal tumors, Kaposi sarcoma, spine sarcoma and myxosarcoma. Read More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Albert Chao, MD

As a specialist of plastic and reconstructive surgery at Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center, I perform the full spectrum of procedures in this specialty, including those related to cancer, trauma, and congenital conditions. Read More

Clara Lee, MD

As a plastic surgeon, I specialize in microsurgery and cancer reconstruction, including breast, extremity and head and neck reconstruction. Through my research, I try to understand and improve how patients and their providers make decisions about cancer surgery, with a specific focus on breast cancer patients. Read More

Roman Skoracki, MD

As the Division Chief for Oncologic Plastic Surgery at the OSUCCC – James, I focus on reconstruction for cancer patients, particularly microsurgery and surgical treatment for lymphedema. Read More

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