The OSUCCC – James Merkel cell carcinoma treatment team members include world-renowned subspecialists in the prevention, diagnosis, genetic sequencing and treatment of skin 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 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. EST.

If you’ve been diagnosed with Merkel cell carcinoma, would like a second opinion or would like to speak with a skin cancer specialist, please call The James Line at 800-293-5066 or 614-293-5066 to make an appointment

Medical Oncology

Kari Kendra, MD, PhD

I am a medical oncologist focusing on skin cancers and an associate professor of internal medicine. Read More

Phuong Hoang, APRN-CNP

I am a nurse practitioner in the Division of Medical Oncology at The James. Read More

Ann Onofri, APRN-CNP

I am a nurse practitioner in the Division of Medical Oncology at The James, where I specialize in treating melanoma and other skin cancers such as basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and Merkel cell carcinoma. Read More

Surgical Oncology

Doreen Agnese, MD

I am a surgical oncologist, clinical geneticist and researcher who treats patients with breast cancer, melanoma and strong family histories of cancer. Read More

Lisa Binzel, APRN-CNP

I’m a nurse practitioner with a clinical practice focused on the surgical treatment of melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers, soft tissue sarcoma and retroperitoneal sarcoma. 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

MOHS Surgery

David Carr, MD

I am a dermatologist with my primary focus being cutaneous oncology. Read More

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