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    Meet our Team of Melanoma Specialists

    Mohammed Kashani-Sabet, M.D.

    Mohammed Kashani-Sabet, M.D., is a skin cancer expert specializing in melanoma and cutaneous lymphomas who directs California Pacific Medical Center’s Melanoma Program.

    He has served as professor of dermatology at UCSF and was formerly the director of UCSF’s Melanoma Clinic. Dr. Kashani-Sabet’s research focuses on the prognostic approach to patients with melanoma and cutaneous lymphoma, and developing gene therapies for patients with melanoma—areas in which he has published extensively. Dr. Kashani-Sabet is a member of numerous professional societies and serves on the editorial board of the journal Cancer Gene Therapy. He received his medical degree from State University of New York at Stony Brook and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in cutaneous oncology at UCSF.

    Education/Residency/Fellowship:
    Fellowship, Cutaneous Oncology, University of California, San Francisco
    Residency, Dermatology, University of California, San Francisco
    Internship, State University of New York at Stony Brook
    Medical School, State University of New York at Stony Brook

    Kevin Kim, M.D.

    Kevin Kim, M.D. Oncologist; Director of Clinical Research, CPMC’s Center for Melanoma Research and Treatment; CPMCRI Scientist

    Education/Residency/Fellowship:
    Dr. Kim received his M.D. from the University of Illinois in Chicago. He completed residency training in internal medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, and a fellowship in medical oncology/hematology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Kim was previously appointed as physician and associate professor at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.



    Stanley P. L. Leong, M.D., M.S., FACS

    Stanley P.L. Leong, M.D., M.S., FACS, is the Chief of Cutaneous Oncology and Associate Director of the Melanoma Program at California Pacific Medical Center. He is a nationally recognized expert in selective sentinel lymph node dissections, as well as immunotherapy for patients with advanced melanoma. Most recently Dr. Leong was the Director of the Sentinel Lymph Node Program at UCSF and recently joined the Melanoma Program at California Pacific Medical Center. He is board certified in surgery and a member of the Physician Foundation at California Pacific Medical Center.


    Education/Residency/Fellowship:
    Fellowship, Surgical Oncology and Research, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans
    Clinical Fellow, Medicine, Harvard medical School, Boston
    Fellowship, Surgical Oncology, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of health, Bethesda
    Residency, Internal Medicine, Mew England Deaconess Hospital, Boston
    Residency, General Surgery, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Irvine
    Internship, Surgery, Charity Hospital, Tulane Division, New Orleans
    Graduate School, Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine, New Orleans
    Medical School, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans

    Mark I. Singer, M.D., FACS

    Mark I. Singer, M.D., FACS, is Director of the Head and Neck Cancer Program at California Pacific Medical Center. A graduate of the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and has practiced head and neck surgery for over 30 years. His extensive career has been split between academic medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) teaching for the past 15 years and private practice. Prior to joining California Pacific Medical Center and becoming a member of the Physician Foundation at California Pacific Medical Center he was the Chief of Head and Neck Surgery Division at UCSF. He has made a number of contributions to the field of head and neck melanoma in reconstruction, rehabilitation, and cancer treatment. Additionally, Dr. Singer was voted one of America’s Top Doctors for Cancer – 2005 and received the International Association of Laryngectomies Lifetime Achievement Award in the same year.

    Education/Residency/Fellowship:
    Fellowship, Head and Neck Surgery, Northwestern University McGaw Medical Center, Chicago
    Residency, Pathology, Northwestern University McGaw Medical Center, Chicago
    Residency, Surgery, Northwestern University McGaw Medical Center, Chicago
    Residency, Otolaryngology, Northwestern University McGaw Medical Center, Chicago
    Internship, Surgery, Rush Presbyterian St.Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago
    Medical School, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York

    Wei Wang, M.D.

    Wei Wang, M.D.

    Education/Residency/Fellowship:
    Fellowship, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA
    Residency, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Internship, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Medical education, University of Virginia School of Medicine





    About Cancer Services at California Pacific Medical Center

    California Pacific Medical Center, a San Francisco hospital which is part of the Sutter Health network, offers cancer diagnosis, cancer treatment, physician specialists and research as part of our comprehensive cancer services. We provide personalized patient care using leading-edge cancer treatment options.