Division Chief Lee S. Schwartzberg, MD, FACP
Dr. Schwartzberg completed his Fellowship in Medical Oncology/Hematology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York where he also served as Chief Resident in Medicine. He attended medical college at the New York Medical College after receiving B.A. and M.S. degrees from State University of New York at Buffalo. He is board certified in Hematology and Oncology and holds medical licenses in Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi and New York. Dr. Schwartzberg joined The West Clinic in 1987.
The Division of Hematology Oncology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center welcomes you to our website. Our dedicated faculty members are nationally and internationally recognized for their many accomplishments in medical education, research, patient care and community service. The Division is active in educational programs and research mentorship within the College of Medicine and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Our Fellowship Program is an ACGME / ABIM approved combined three-year program that will allow its graduates to become ABIM board eligible in the subspecialties of hematology and medical oncology. Didactic teaching sessions, case presentation conferences and tumor boards foster multidisciplinary interaction among faculty and staff enhancing the training program.
Clinical, translational and basic science research in collaboration with various multidisciplinary clinics, promises to provide a bench-to-bedside approach to treatment and discovery as well as an opportunity for high quality one-stop-care for the patients and superb training for oncologists of the future. Prevention, early detection and multimodality individualized therapy of cancer will take us closer to our one goal – eradication.
Lee S. Schwartzberg, MD, FACP
Chief, Division of Hematology Oncology
Professor of Medicine