Organization: Thesecondopinion

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  • Detailed Description: Thesecondopinion is a 501c3 non-profit made up of over 70 Bay Area physicians dealing with cancer. In the format of a weekly Tumor Board we provide free multidisciplinary second opinions to cancer patients in California. All chart material, pathology and imaging are reviewed in advance and the Panel meets in person with patient and their family to discuss case and any questions.

  • Medical Specialties needed: Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Gyn Oncology, Surgery, Urology, Pathology, and Radiology

  • Location: 1200 Gough, San Francisco, Ca.

  • Time Required: Panels are two hours, usually on Fridays, with 1/2 to 1 hour preparation. You can volunteer as frequently or infrequently as you wish

  • Commitment: Volunteer

  • Malpractice Insurance: Provided

  • Contact Persons:

    • Howard B. Kleckner, MD; Med Director

      415-775-9956 office;

      650-799-2354 cell

    • Lori Bodi; Program Director

      415-775-9956 office

  • Contact Person from TPMG:

    • Amy Gillis MD, Radiation Oncology, Kaiser Oyster Point.

  • Updated 3/1/2019