The West Clinic

Lee S. Schwartzberg, MD, FACP

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Lee S. Schwartzberg, M.D., F.A.C.P is a senior partner and Medical Director at the West Clinic, a 33 physician oncology, hematology and radiology practice in Memphis, TN. He did fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, where he also served as Chief Medical Resident and was a founding member of the institutional ethics committee. Dr. Schwartzberg is Division Chief of Hematology/Oncology and Professor of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Schwartzberg was founder and Medical Director for the Baptist Centers for Cancer Care Cancer Genetics Program and the Marrow and Blood Stem Cell Transplant Program. He also served as the chair of the Baptist Comprehensive Breast Center multidisciplinary program. Dr. Schwartzberg was the principal investigator for the Baptist Cancer Institute CCOP from 1995-2000. Since then he has focused his research interests as President /CMO for ACORN Research, an oncology specific SMO/CRO. Dr. Schwartzberg was awarded the 2004 Jefferson Award for community service. He was the founding editor-in-chief of the journal Community Oncology and the website OncologySTAT.com and serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Supportive Oncology. Dr. Schwartzberg’s major research interests are new therapeutic approaches to breast cancer, targeted therapy and supportive care having authored over 110 research papers. He maintains a private practice in medical oncology focusing on breast cancer.