Faculty

Raphael Pollock, MD, PhD

Raphael Pollock, MD, PhD

Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology
I am a surgical oncologist treating patients with soft tissue sarcomas. I have specific expertise with gastrointestinal stromal tumors, Kaposi sarcoma, spine sarcoma and myxosarcoma.



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Sherif Abdel Misih, MD

Sherif Abdel-Misih, MD


I’m 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


I am a surgical oncologist treating patients with soft tissue sarcomas. I have specific expertise with gastrointestinal stromal tumors, Kaposi sarcoma, spine sarcoma and myxosarcoma.



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William Carson, MD

William Carson, MD


I am a professor of surgery at the Ohio State University and am the associate director for clinical research at the OSUCCC – James.



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Mary Dillhoff, MD

Mary Dillhoff, MD


I’m 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


I am a surgical oncologist specializing in the treatment of patients with breast cancer.



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Valerie Grignol, MD

Valerie Grignol, MD


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



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John Harrison Howard, MD

John Harrison Howard, MD


I am 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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Edward Martin, Jr., MD

Edward Martin, Jr., MD


I am a member of the Translational Therapeutics Program at the OSUCCC – James.



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Timothy Pawlik, MD

Timothy Pawlik, MD, PhD


I’m 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


I’m an endocrine surgeon, focusing on three endocrine glands: the thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal glands.



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Stephen Povoski, MD

Stephen Povoski, MD


I am a surgical oncologist who specializes in treating patients with breast cancer and other breast-related disease.



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Carl Schmidt, MD

Carl Schmidt, MD


I’m a surgical oncologist and specialize in the areas of liver, pancreatic and stomach cancer.



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Lawrence Shirley, MD

Lawrence "Drew" Shirley, MD


I’m a surgical oncologist with a focus on endocrine cancers, specifically tumors of the thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal glands.



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Alicia Terando, MD

Alicia Terando, MD


I am a surgical oncologist specializing in the treatment of breast cancer, melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer.



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Researchers

Zhiwei Hu, PhD

Zhiwei Hu, PhD


I am 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


I am a member of the OSUCCC – James Molecular Biology and Cancer Genetics Program.



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Fellows

Jeffery Chakedis, MD

Jeffery Chakedis, MD


I am a second year surgical oncology fellow with interests in hepatobiliary and gastric.

Tasha Hughes, MD

Tasha Hughes, MD


I am a second year surgical oncology fellow with interests in melanoma and breast cancer.

Neuro-Oncology

Vinay Puduvalli, MBBS

I’m a neuro-oncologist with expertise in caring for patients with brain and spine tumors. Read More

Radiation Oncology

Arnab Chakravarti, MD

I am professor and chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at The Ohio State University, where I also hold the Max Morehouse Chair of Cancer Research and direct the Brain Tumor Program. 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. Read More

Neurosurgical Oncology

James Elder, MD

Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2015, 2016. Read More

Raphael Pollock,
MD, PhD

Division Leader


Pollock

 

Dr. Pollock, Chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology, is a surgical oncologist treating patients with soft tissue sarcomas. He has specific expertise with gastrointestinal stromal tumors, Kaposi sarcoma, spine sarcoma and myxosarcoma.

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Contact Us

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

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