The West Clinic


The West Clinic has a fully-integrated model of care, serving the complex needs of cancer patients and their families. Our Humphreys location also has extended hours with the opening of our Saturday clinic.

With over 30 years of clinical expertise and accomplishments, our board-certified physicians are pioneering research leaders who maintain active leadership roles in community oncology and collaborate with major academic medical centers and thought leaders across the country.

We fully understand the complexities of the cancer journey and have an ongoing commitment to our patients to leave No Stone Unturned and provide unsurpassed quality and compassionate care.

The Physicians of The West Clinic: Humphreys

Services Offered:

  • Treatment for all cancer types
  • Treatment for benign and malignant blood disorders
  • Gynecologic Oncology: Surgery to include traditional and robotic
  • Multi-disciplinary treatment approach
  • Board-certified physician team
  • Inpatient and outpatient consultation services
  • Chemotherapy, IV Infusion therapies, and Supportive Care
  • State-of-the-art radiology including MRI, CT, PET/CT, ultrasound, X-ray
  • Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Center
  • Interventional Radiology Procedures
  • Comprehensive research program with over 40 Clinical Trials
  • Evidence-based Treatment Protocols
  • Dispensing pharmacy
  • Saturday Clinic
  • Laboratory services
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Psychological Counseling
  • Pain and Palliative Care
  • WINGS: Patient and family support services



Physician Team

Medical Oncology
Kurt W. Tauer, MD, FACP

Hematology & Medical Oncology
Lee S. Schwartzberg, MD, FACP
Benton M. Wheeler, MD
Arnel M. Pallera, MD
Bradley G. Somer, MD
Robert A. Johnson, MD, FACP
Jarvis D. Reed, MD
Sylvia S. Richey, MD
Stephen A. Besh, MD
G. Gary Tian, MD, PhD
David C. Portnoy, MD
Michael G. Martin, MD
Jason C. Chandler, MD
Alva B. Weir, lll, MD, FACP

Gynecologic Oncology
Linda M. Smiley, MD, FACOG
Mark E. Reed, MD, FACOG
Joseph T. Santoso, MD, FACOG
Todd D. Tillmanns, MD, FACOG

Diagnostic Radiology
William A. Lankford, MD

Diagnostic & Interventional Radiology
Scott L. Baum, MD
Thomas D. Hodgkiss, MD
William R. Richli, MD

Genaro M. Palmieri, MD

Pain Management
Seth Ian Kaufman, MD

Clinical Psychology
Janice P. Pazar, RN, Ph.D, HSP

100 N. Humphreys Blvd.
Memphis, TN 38120
(901) 683-0055