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

For additional information about a physician or other expert listed below, pleases click on the name.

Gynecologic Oncology

David Cohn, MD

I am a professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and director of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, where I have been a faculty member since 2001. Read More

Larry Copeland, MD

I’m a gynecologic oncologist specializing in ovarian, uterine, endometrial, cervical and other female cancers. Read More

Jeffrey Fowler, MD

I am a professor of gynecologic oncology at The Ohio State University and have been in practice since 1991. Read More

David O'Malley, MD

I am a professor and faculty member since 2005. Read More

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. Read More

Orthopaedic Oncology

Joel Mayerson, MD

I am an orthopaedic oncologist specializing in bone and soft tissue cancers in the arms, legs and pelvis. Read More

Thomas Scharschmidt, MD

I’m a surgical oncologist treating patients with musculoskeletal cancers. Read More

Howard Paskett, PA-C

I am a physician assistant in the Division of Orthopedic Oncology at the OSUCCC – James, where I specialize in treating all cancers involving the bones, many of which need surgery to prevent or treat fractures or remove primary bone tumors. Read More

Radiation Oncology

Douglas Martin, MD

I’m a radiation oncologist and the Clinical Director for the Department of Radiation Oncology. 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

Surgical Oncology

Raphael Pollock, MD, PhD

I am a surgical oncologist treating patients with soft tissue sarcomas. Read More

Valerie Grignol, MD

I’m a surgical oncologist who treats patients suffering from breast cancer and sarcoma. Read More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Ian Valerio, MD

As a plastic surgeon, I specialize in wound and burn reconstruction, limb salvage, traumatic reconstruction and oncologic or tumor based reconstruction. Read More