Division of Oncology
in the Department of Medicine
Welcome to the Division of Oncology, a center of excellence in patient care, medical education, and state-of-the-art research. Cancer is a major public health problem and it is also an exciting challenge for discovery and innovation.
Message from the Chief
A welcome message from the the Division of Oncology's chief, Dr. George W. Sledge Jr.
The Division of Oncology is seeking qualified faculty for several open positions and the Palo Alto VAPAHCS seeks an outstanding physician to serve as Section Chief for Hematology and Oncology. Successful applicants must hold an MD or MD/PhD degree and be board-certified or board-eligible in Medical Oncology, and have a history of significant peer-reviewed funding.
- To engage in research to create the future of cancer care
- To provide the best in care for cancer patients
- To train physicians for careers in academic medicine and research
Our newest faculty members
Faculty Spotlight - Shivaani Kummar, MD, FACP
What routes do new faculty take as they wend their way through post-doctoral training to prepare for where life leads them? In particular, what routes do new faculty members in the Department of Medicine follow? What causes them to choose the fork in the road that takes them to the Stanford campus?…
Faculty Spotlight - Suleiman Massarweh, MD
“Stanford is such a special place. Because of the depth of science here, there are unique opportunities to capitalize on the translational potential on campus. A big part of my role will be to build multidisciplinary research teams centered around the patient care platform.“…