Physician Committees

Via Pathways Disease Committees are led by co-chairs who are in active practice at academic, hospital and community-based practices within the Via Network.  The co-chairs help drive the collaborative open committee discussion to consensus.  Conflicts of interest disclosures are maintained and presented at each committee meeting.

Via Pathways Committee Chairs

Bladder

Medical Oncology Chairs


 
Dr. Leonard Appleman
UPMC
Dr. Johanna Bendell
Tennessee Oncology
 

Radiation Oncology Chairs


 
Dr. Timur Mitin  
OSHU
Dr. Ryan Smith
UPMC
 
Bone Metastasis

Radiation Oncology Chairs


   
Dr. Susan Rakfal 
UPMC
   
Breast

Medical Oncology Chairs


 
 Dr. Olwen Hahn
University of Chicago Medicine
Dr. Michael Savin
OHSU
 

Radiation Oncology Chairs


 
Dr. Sushil Beriwal 
UPMC
Dr. Charlotte Kubicky
OHSU
 

Surgical Oncology Chairs


 
Dr. Gretchen Ahrendt
UPMC
Dr. Sharon Goldstien
UPMC
 

 

CML

Medical Oncology Chairs


 
Dr. Scott Boswell
IU Health
Dr. Donna Forrest
BC Cancer Agency
 
Colon and Rectal

Medical Oncology Chairs


 
Dr. Bert O’Neil
IU Health
Dr. Federico Sanchez
Aurora Health Care
 

Radiation Oncology Chairs


   
Dr. John Flickinger
UPMC
   
Gastro-Esophageal

Medical Oncology Chairs


 
Dr. Joseph Chao
City of Hope
Dr. Antony Ruggeri
Aurora Health Care
 

Radiation Oncology Chairs


   
Dr. Igor Poltinnikov
UPMC
 
Gynecological

Medical Oncology Chairs


 
Dr. Keith Logie IU Health Dr. Alex Olawaiye
UPMC
 

Radiation Oncology Chairs


   
Dr. Sushil Beriwal
UPMC
   
Head and Neck

Medical Oncology Chairs


 
Dr. Robert Ferris
UPMC
Dr. Robert Taylor
Aurora Health Care
 

Radiation Oncology Chairs


   
Dr. Ryan Smith
UPMC
   

Surgical Oncology Chairs


 
Dr. James Blaugrund
UPMC
Dr. Robert Ferris
UPMC
 

 

Lung and Mesothelioma

Medical Oncology Chairs


 
Dr. Mark Socinski
Florida Hospital Cancer Institute
Dr. David Spigel
Tennessee Oncology
 

Radiation Oncology Chairs


 
Dr. Sanjeev Bahri
UPMC
 
Lymphoma

Medical Oncology Chairs


 
Dr. Andy Chen
UCSF
Dr. Michael Robertson
IU Health
Dr. Gilberto Rodrigues
Aurora Health Care
   
Dr. Michael Thompson
Aurora Health Care
   

Radiation Oncology Chairs


 
Dr. Sanjeev Bahri
UPMC
Dr. Kevin McMullen
Columbus Regional Health
 
MDS

Medical Oncology Chairs


 
Dr. Elsayed Aly
IU Health
Dr. Robert Redner
UPMC
 
Melanoma and Skin

Medical Oncology Chairs


 
Dr. Leslie Fecher
University of Michigan
Dr. John Kirkwood
UPMC
 

Radiation Oncology Chairs


   
Dr. Igor Poltinnikov
UPMC
   
Multiple Myeloma

Medical Oncology Chairs


 
Dr. Emma Scott
O
HSU
Dr. Michael Thompson
Aurora Health Care
 

Radiation Oncology Chairs


   
Dr. Susan Rakfal
UPMC
   
Neuro-Oncology

Medical Oncology Chairs


   
Dr. Jan Drappatz
UPMC

 

Radiation Oncology Chairs


   
Dr. John Flickinger
UPMC
   
Non-neoplastic

Radiation Oncology Chairs


   
Dr. John Flickinger
UPMC
   
Pancreatic

Medical Oncology Chairs


 
Dr. Nathan Bahary
UPMC
Dr. Henry Xiong
The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
 

Radiation Oncology Chairs


   
Dr. Susan Rakfal 
UPMC
   

Surgical Oncology Chairs


 
Dr. Herbert Zeh
UPMC
Dr. Amer Zureikat
UPMC
 
Prostate

Medical Oncology Chairs


 
Dr. Roberto Pili
IU Health
Dr. Corey Shamah
Aurora Health Care
 

Radiation Oncology Chairs


   
Dr. Neil Martin
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Dr. Ryan Smith
UPMC
 
Renal Cell

Medical Oncology Chairs


 
Dr. Leonard Appleman
UPMC
Dr. Johanna Bendell
Tennessee Oncology
 
Sarcoma

Radiation Oncology Chairs


   
Dr. Mark Langer
IU Health
 Dr. Igor Poltinnikov
UPMC
 
Testicular

Medical Oncology Chairs


 
Dr. Lawrence Einhorn
IU Health
Dr. David Friedland
UPMC
 

Radiation Oncology Chairs


 
Dr. Timur Mitin  
OSHU
Dr. Ryan Smith
UPMC
 
Supportive Care Committees

Advanced Care Planning


 
Dr. Peter Ellis
UPMC

Symptom Management


   
Dr. Peter Ellis
UPMC