Seattle Multidisciplinary MCC TeamUniversity of Washington MCC ResearchFred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Seattle Cancer Care Alliance/Skin Cancer

Proper management of Merkel cell carcinoma almost always involves several of the following specialties: surgery, dermatology, radiation oncology and medical oncology.  Established teams that are expert in the management of MCC exist at all of the centers listed below. Central contact persons from each institution are included in the listings.

For a list of international sites, please see below.

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Paul Nghiem, MD, PhD
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Skin Oncology Clinic
825 Eastlake Avenue East

Seattle, WA 98195-8050

Telephone: 206-288-2167

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

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Manisha Thakuria, MD

Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center

Cutaneous Oncology

450 Brookline Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

Telephone: 617-632-6869

Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center

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Clark Clothier Otley, MD
Division of Dermatologic Surgery
Mayo Clinic
200 First Street SW
Rochester, MN 55905

Telephone: 507-284-2536

Mayo Clinic

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Christopher K. Bichakjian, MD
Director, Multidisciplinary Merkel Cell Carcinoma Program
Department of Dermatology
University of Michigan
1910 Taubman Center
1500 East Medical Center Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-0314

Telephone: 734-936-4068

University of Michigan

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Siegrid S. Yu, MD
Dermatologic Surgery (Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology)
University of California, San Francisco
1701 Divisadero Street, 3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

Telephone: 415-353-7878

University of California, San Francisco

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Vernon K. Sondak, MD
Department Chair, Cutaneous Oncology
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute
12902 Magnolia Drive Tampa, FL 33612

Office: 813-745-8788
Appointments: 813-745-8482
Fax: 813-745-7211

Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute

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Daniel Coit MD, FACS
Leader, Melanoma Disease Management Program
Attending Surgeon, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Professor of Surgery, Weill-Cornell Medical College
1275 York Avenue
New York, NY, 10021

Office: 212-639-8411
Appointments: 646-497-9072
Fax: 212-717-3400

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

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Dr. Brent R. Moody
Skin Cancer & Surgery Center

Affiliated with Sarah Cannon Research Institute/Tennessee Oncology
1900 Patterson Street, Suite 201
Nashville, TN 37203

Telephone: 615-322-1221

Sarah Cannon Research Institute

Tennessee Oncology

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Vasu Divi, MD, FACS (Head & Neck Surgery)
Sunil Reddy, MD (Medical Oncology)

Stanford University & VA Palo Alto
900 Blake Wilbur Dr, 3rd floor
Stanford, CA 94305

Telephone: 650-498-6000
Fax: 650-724-7091

Stanford School of Medicine

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Nathalie C. Zeitouni, MDCM, FRCPC
Professor and Vice Chief
Dermatology
Department of Medicine
Tucson, AZ 85724-5024

Office: 520-626-6024
Appointments: 520-694-2873

University of Arizona Dermatology

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Reed E. Drews, MD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
330 Brookline Avenue, Rabb 430
Boston, MA, 02215

Telephone: 617-667-2131
Fax: 617-667-3915


Cutaneous Oncology Program at Beth Israel Deaconess

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Clifford S. Perlis, MD, MBE

Miriam Lango, MD

Cutaneous Oncology Program

Fox Chase Cancer Center

8 Huntingdon Pike Philadelphia, PA 19046

Telephone: 215-728-2754

Fax: 215-214-3992

Fox Chase Cancer Center

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Sherrif F. Ibrahim, MD, PhD

Division of Dermatologic Surgery

Wilmot Cancer Center

University of Rochester

400 Red Creek Drive, Suite 200

Rochester, NY 14623

Telephone: 585-487-1440

University of Rochester/Wilmot Cancer Center

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James C. Cusack Jr., MD

Division of Surgical Oncology

Massachusetts General Hospital

Associate Professor of Surgery

Harvard Medical School

Yawkey Building, 7th Floor

55 Fruit Street

Boston, MA 02114

Telephone: 617-724-4093

Fax: 617-724-3895

Massachussetts General Hospital Cancer Center

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Michael K Wong, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine

Keck School of Medicine

USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center

1441 Eastlake Ave

Los Angeles, CA 90033-9173

Telephone: (323) 865-3111

USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center

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John Strasswimmer, MD, PhD

Medical Director, Melanoma & Cutaneous Oncology Program

Lynn Regional Cancer Center

Private Office: 2605 West Atlantic Ave Suite D-204

Delray Beach, FL 33445

Telephone: 561-819-5822

Fax: 561-819-5823

Lynn Regional Cancer Center

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Linda C Wang, MD, JD
Director, Merkel Cell Carcinoma Program
The Institute for Cancer Care at Mercy Medical Center
301 St. Paul Place
McAuley POB, Suite 607
Baltimore, MD 21202

New Patient Coordinator: Tina Sutherland
Telephone: 410-951-7946
Fax: 410-659-2815

Institute for Cancer Care at Mercy Medical Center

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Ling Gao, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Dermatology

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

4301 W. Markham, Slot 576

Little Rock, AR 72205

Telephone: 501-526-4861 (office)

Fax: 501-526-4601

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

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James Warneke, MD (surgical oncology)
Lee Cranmer, MD (medical oncology)
Multidisciplinary Cutaneous Oncology Program
University of Arizona Cancer Center
3838 N. Campbell Ave
Tucson, AZ 85719

Telephone: 520-694-1841

University of Arizona Cutaneous Oncology Program

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International Sites:

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Martina Ulrich, MD

Charité University Hospital
Department of Dermatology
Skin Cancer Center Charité
10117 Berlin, Germany

Telephone:+49-30 450618276

Martina Ulrich, MD

Charité University Hospital

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John Paoli, MD, PhD

Sahlgrenska University Hospital

Department of Dermatology

Center for Skin Cancer and Surgery

413 45 Gothenburg, Sweden

Telephone: +46 730 40 40 44

John Paoli, MD, PhD

Sahlgrenska University Hospital

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Shinichi Koba , MD

Saga University Hospital

Department of Dermatology

5-1-1 Nabeshima, Saga, Saga, Japan 8498501

Telephone: +81 952 34 2368

Saga University Hospital

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