Faculty

William Carson, MD

William Carson, MD


Interim Director, Division of Surgical Oncology


Dr. Carson is a professor of surgery at the Ohio State University and the associate director for clinical research at the OSUCCC – James.



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Sherif Abdel Misih, MD

Sherif Abdel-Misih, MD


Dr. Abdel-Misih is a surgical oncologist with a focus on treating patients with a variety of gastrointestinal cancers.



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Doreen Agnese, MD

Doreen Agnese, MD


Dr. Agnese is a surgical oncologist, clinical geneticist and researcher who treats patients with breast cancer, melanoma and strong family histories of cancer.



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Jordan Cloyd

Jordan Cloyd, MD


Dr. Cloyd is a surgical oncologist who cares for patients with gastrointestinal, hepatopancreatobiliary, neuroendocrine and peritoneal surface
malignancies.



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Mary Dillhoff, MD

Mary Dillhoff, MD


Dr. Dillhoff is a surgical oncologist with a specialty in diagnosing and treating patients with tumors of the liver, bile duct, pancreas and stomach.



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William Farrar, MD

William Farrar, MD


Dr. Farrar is a surgical oncologist specializing in the treatment of patients with breast cancer. He is interim chief executive officer of the James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute.



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Valerie Grignol, MD

Valerie Grignol, MD


Dr. Grignol is a surgical oncologist who treats patients suffering from breast cancer and sarcoma.



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John Harrison Howard, MD

John Harrison Howard, MD


Dr. Howard is an assistant professor of Surgical Oncology at The James with a clinical practice focused on the surgical treatment of melanoma, soft tissue sarcoma and retroperitoneal sarcoma.



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Timothy Pawlik, MD

Timothy Pawlik, MD, PhD


Dr. Pawlik is a surgical oncologist with a focus on treating patients with liver, gallbladder, pancreatic and neuroendocrine tumors.



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John Phay, MD

John Phay, MD


Dr. Phay is an endocrine surgeon, focusing on three endocrine glands: the thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal glands.



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Raphael Pollock

Raphael Pollock, MD, PhD


Dr. Pollock is a surgical oncologist treating patients with soft tissue sarcomas. He has specific expertise with gastrointestinal stromal tumors, Kaposi sarcoma, spine sarcoma and myxosarcoma. He also serves as director of The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center.

 



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Stephen Povoski, MD

Stephen Povoski, MD


Dr. Povoski is a surgical oncologist who specializes in treating patients with breast cancer and other breast-related disease.



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Lawrence Shirley, MD

Lawrence "Drew" Shirley, MD


Dr. Shirley is a surgical oncologist with a focus on endocrine cancers, specifically tumors of the thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal glands.



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Researchers

Zhiwei Hu, PhD

Zhiwei Hu, PhD


Dr. Hu is a member of the OSUCCC – James Translational Therapeutics team and the co-holder of five U.S. patents for a dual-targeting agent, Icon, and its applications.



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Anne Strohecker, PhD

Anne Strohecker, PhD


Dr. Strohecker is a member of the OSUCCC – James Molecular Biology and Cancer Genetics Program.



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Fellows

Charles Kimbrough

Charlie Kimbrough, MD


Dr. Kimbrough is a second-year surgical oncology fellow with interests in GI, Sarcoma and HPB.

Malcom Squires

Malcolm (Hart) Squires, MD


Dr. Squires is a second-year surgical oncology fellow with interests in HPB, GI, melanoma and sarcoma.

Lorena Suarez-Kelly

Lorena Suarez-Kelly, MD


Dr. Suarez-Kelly is a second-year surgical oncology fellow.

Andrea Merrill

Andrea Merrill, MD


Dr. Merrill is a first-year surgical oncology fellow with interests in breast and endocrine surgery and women in surgery.

Kara Rossfeld

Kara Rossfeld, MD


Dr. Rossfeld is a first-year surgical oncology fellow with interests in endocrine surgery, thyroid cancer research, melanoma and communication education.

Jason Wiseman

Jason Wiseman, MD


Dr. Wiseman is a first-year surgical oncology fellow with interests in general surgical oncology, Peritoneal malignancies and melanoma.

William Carson, MD

Interim Division Leader


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Dr. William E. Carson III is a U.S. board certified surgeon and a formally trained surgical oncologist who has been engaged in the study of the immune response to cancer for the past two decades.

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Contact the Division

Department of Surgery
Division of Surgical
Oncology

N-924 Doan Hall
410 W. 10th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1228
Phone: 614-293-0758
Fax: 614-293-3465