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. Heather Wakelee.

Open Positions

The Division of Oncology is seeking qualified faculty for several open positions.  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. 

Our Mission

  • 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



We introduce more new Stanford Oncology faculty!

Dr. Mohana Roy is joining the faculty this July as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the CE line with a clinical focus on thoracic oncology.  Dr. Roy completed her fellowship training in oncology at Stanford and her residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Harvard Medical School.  Her faculty practice will be predominantly at the Cancer Center South Bay location where she will be helping to develop and support the clinical trial research program, with a particular emphasis on thoracic oncology clinical trials. In addition to her role at CCSB she will maintain a presence on the Palo Alto campus, including ongoing collaborations in thoracic oncology with a particular focus on quality initiatives.

We are delighted to welcome Dr. Curtis Chong, who recently transitioned to a full time role at Stanford. Although he will be primarily based at Redwood City, Dr. Chong will also be seeing GI patients at Stanford.

We are delighted to welcome the newest members of our Division faculty.