Faculty

Meet the Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship Program Faculty

Breast Surgery

Laura Kruper, M.D., M.S.C.E.
Chief
Associate Professor
Program Director, SSO Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship
Division of Breast Surgery
Department of Surgery 
 
Veronica Jones, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Assistant Program Director, SSO Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship
Division of Breast Surgery
Department of Surgery
 
Amy Polverini, M.D. 
Assistant Clinical Professor
Division of Breast Surgery
Department of Surgery
 
Jamie Rand, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Division of Breast Surgery
Department of Surgery
 
Katharine Schulz-Costello, D.O.
Assistant Clinical Professor
Division of Breast Surgery
Department of Surgery
 
Lesley Taylor, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor
Division of Breast Surgery
Department of Surgery
 
Lisa Yee, M.D. 
Professor
Division of Breast Surgery
Department of Surgery
 
John Yim, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Associate Professor
Division of Surgical Oncology
Department of Surgery
Medical Oncology
 

Medical Oncology

Joanne Mortimer, M.D.
Vice Chair and Professor
Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Associate Director for Education and Training, Comprehensive Cancer Center
Director, Women’s Cancer Programs
 
Niki Tank Patel, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor
Program Director, Hematology & Medical Oncology Fellowship
Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
 
James Waisman, M.D.
Medical Director of Duarte Clinics
Clinical Professor
Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
 

Pathology

Javier Arias-Stella III, M.D.
Pathologist
Department of Pathology
 
Daniel Schmolze, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Pathology
 
Christina Wei M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Pathology
 

Plastic Surgery

James Andersen, M.D.
Clinical Professor
Division of Plastic Surgery
Department of Surgery
 
Jeff Chang, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor
Division of Plastic Surgery
Department of Surgery
 
Wai-Yee Li, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor
Division of Plastic Surgery
Department of Surgery
 
Mark Tan, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor
Division of Plastic Surgery
Department of Surgery
 
Chief
Clinical Professor
Division of Plastic Surgery
Department of Surgery
 

Diagnostic Radiology

Violetta Karpova M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Diagnostic Radiology
 
Saro Manoukian M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Diagnostic Radiology
 
Lusine Tumyan M.D.
Chief, Breast Imaging
Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Diagnostic Radiology
 
Dave M. Yamauchi M.D.
Chief, Division of Nuclear Medicine
Clinical Professor 
Department of Diagnostic Radiology
 

Radiation Oncology 

Scott Glaser, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Radiation Oncology

 

Nayana Vora, M.D.
Clinical Director and Clinical Professor 
Department of Radiation Oncology

 

 

Supportive Care Medicine

Heather Bitar, D.O.    
Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Supportive Care Medicine
 
Sorin Buga, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor
Program Director, Hospice And Palliative Medicine Fellowship 
Department of Supportive Care Medicine