Our endocrine cancer team includes preeminent experts in the study, diagnosis and treatment of thyroid cancer.

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.


Lawrence Kirschner, MD, PhD

I’m a physician-scientist and clinical endocrinologist with more than 20 years of experience. My area of expertise is treating patients with pituitary and adrenal tumors (including adrenal cancer and pheochromocytoma) and inherited syndromes which cause endocrine tumors or other endocrine dysfunction. Read More

Jennifer Sipos, MD

I’m an endocrinologist treating patients with thyroid cancer and thyroid nodules. At The Ohio State University, I serve as director of the Benign Thyroid Disorders Program in the Division of Endocrinology, where I am also a professor. Read More

Lisa Ward, PA-C

I’m a physician assistant in the Division of Endocrinology at The James. After graduating from the Kettering College of Medical Arts in 1998, I went on to earn my master’s in kinesiology from Indiana University. Read More

Surgical Oncology

John Phay, MD

I am an endocrine surgeon focusing on three endocrine glands: the thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal glands. I also serve as an associate professor at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Read More

Medical Oncology

Manisha Shah, MD

I’m a medical oncologist specializing in treating patients with neuroendocrine, thyroid and adrenal cancers as well as paraganglioma/pheochromocytoma and pituitary tumors. Read More

Head and Neck Surgery

Amit Agrawal, MD

I’m an otolarynologist with a special interest in treating cancers of the head and neck and in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. I also serve as an assistant professor in Ohio State’s Department of Otolarynology. Read More

Matthew Old, MD

I’m an associate professor and director of the Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. I was named to the Castle Connolly list of "Regional Top Doctors" from 2015-2018 and was also rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction in 2017. Read More

Enver Ozer, MD

I’m a Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. My focus is on minimally invasive head and neck surgeries including transoral robotic surgery (TORS) and their reconstruction. Read More

Stephanie Congrove, PA-C

I am a physician assistant in the Department of Otolaryngology at the OSUCCC – James, where I treat patients diagnosed with cancers of the head and neck region, including tongue cancer, throat cancer, laryngeal cancer, thyroid cancer, salivary gland cancer, as well as diseases that may occur from head and neck cancer treatment such as osteoradionecrosis of the mandible, tracheal stenosis and more. Read More

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