The OSUCCC – James lung cancer treatment team members include world-renowned cancer subspecialists in the prevention, diagnosis, genetic sequencing and surgical treatment of individual lung cancers.

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 cancer information and physician referrals. The James Line is available weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Medical Oncology

Erin Bertino, MD

I’m a medical oncologist with a clinical focus on patients who suffer from lung and other related cancers, such as mediastinal, mesothelioma, tracheal tumors, pleural and thymus cancers. Read More

David Carbone, MD, PhD

I am a medical oncologist and my 25-year career as an oncologist has been focused on creating cutting-edge treatments for patients with lung cancer. This is a disease with unacceptable outcomes, but there are many promising therapies today and on the horizon. Read More

Gregory Otterson, MD

I’m a thoracic oncologist dedicated to advancing the care and treatment of patients with thoracic malignancies – such as adenocarcinoma, mesothelioma and thymic cancers – by helping develop novel therapeutic approaches to these diseases. Read More

Dwight Owen, MD, MS

I’m a medical oncologist specializing in treating patients with thoracic malignancies, including lung cancer, mesothelioma and thymic cancers. My research interests include the use of immunotherapy in patients with thoracic cancers and developing ways to better identify patients who are likely to benefit most from these treatments, while minimizing toxicities. Read More

Carolyn Presley, MD

I’m a thoracic and geriatric oncologist, specializing in the treatment of older adults with advanced lung cancer. I received my medical training at Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, New Hampshire, and I completed my Master of Health Science at Yale School of Medicine. Read More

Peter Shields, MD

I’m a medical oncologist who specializes in the treatment of lung cancer. My research focus is on cancer prevention and the causes of cancer, with a focus on developing tests to identify people who are at the most risk of cancer. Read More

Sarah Davis, APRN-CNP

I’m a nurse practitioner in the Division of Medical Oncology at The James, where I specialize in the treatment and care of patients with lung cancer. Read More

Jason Patterson, APRN-CNP

I’m a certified nurse practitioner in the Division of Medical Oncology at The James. I received my Master of Science from The Ohio State University and have worked at the OSUCCC – James since 2006, where I currently treat patients with thoracic cancers such as mesothelioma and lung cancer. Read More

Pulmonary Medicine

Alberto Revelo, MD

I am an interventional pulmonologist who specializes in treating patients with benign and malignant airway and pleural diseases. I have interest in treating patients who suffer from lung cancer, either primary or metastatic in origin. Read More

Thoracic Surgery

Desmond D'Souza, MD

I am a general thoracic surgeon and Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Thoracic Surgery. I specialize in the treatment of thoracic malignancies including lung cancer, esophageal cancer and mediastinal tumors. Read More

Peter Kneuertz, MD

As a thoracic surgeon at Ohio State, I strive to provide the best possible care to patients with lung cancer and esophageal cancer, as well as a wide range of other thoracic disorders. Read More

Robert Merritt, MD

I'm a general thoracic surgeon with expertise in minimally invasive surgery in the treatment of lung and esophageal cancers. My clinical interests include primary lung carcinoma, esophageal carcinoma, thymic malignancies, primary tumors of the chest wall, tracheal tumors and secondary lung carcinoma. Read More


Chiemezie Amadi, MD

I'm a diagnostic radiologist specializing primarily on thoracic imaging. I work as a consultant for pulmonologists, thoracic surgeons, thoracic oncologists, and radiation oncologists. Read More

Gehan Ibrahim, MBBCh

As a radiologist specializing in thoracic imaging, I can view the inside of a patient's chest through various imaging modalities including radiography, CT and MRI. Read More

Mark King, MD

I entered a radiology residency at The Ohio State University College of Medicine after completing two years of internal medicine training. I was always interested in pulmonary disease so chest radiology was natural for me. Read More

Radiation Oncology

Jose Bazan, MD

I’m a radiation oncologist with clinical expertise in treating non-small cell carcinomas of the lung, and a variety of breast carcinomas such as ductal, intraductal, hereditary breast and ovarian cancer and male breast cancer. Read More

John Grecula, MD

I am a board certified radiation oncologist treating patients with radiation therapy as part of a multimodal, comprehensive treatment plan. I specialize in head and neck cancers, base of skull tumors, central nervous system metastases, and lung cancer. Read More

Karl Haglund, MD, PhD

I’m a radiation oncologist with clinical expertise in adult and pediatric sarcomas (tumors of soft tissues and bone) and thoracic tumors (tumors of the lung and thymus gland). Read More

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

Terence Williams, MD, PhD

I am a radiation oncologist who specializes on treating patients with thoracic and gastrointestinal cancers (with a particular emphasis on non-small cell lung cancer, pancreatic cancer, and hepatobiliary malignancies). Read More

Interventional Radiology

Mina Makary, MD

I'm a board-certified vascular and interventional radiologist who specializes in interventional oncology, complex hepatobiliary care, genitourinary interventions, venous disease, visceral arterial disorders, women's health, pain management, and diagnostic imaging. Read More

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