Laurie Weisberg, M.D., is a medical oncologist/hematologist at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in South San Francisco, California. She has a special interest in breast cancer, and has served as a member of the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Regional Breast Cancer Task Force, and the Kaiser Permanente National Breast Cancer Screening Guideline development team. She participates in clinical research as a member of NSABP (National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Program) and SWOG (Southwest Oncology Group). By enrolling patients in clinical trials, she is working to advance scientific knowledge and improve treatment for patients with breast cancer.
Dr. Weisberg received her medical degree from Stanford University. She completed her residency in internal medicine at UCLA and Stanford, and her fellowship in hematology/oncology at the University of California, San Francisco. Currently a clinical professor of medicine at UCSF, she has been recognized for her outstanding teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows with several prestigious teaching awards and nominations. She brings the same teaching and communication skills to her oncology practice. She always ensures that her patients and their family members fully understand all aspects of the diagnosis, test results, and treatment plans.
"I am delighted to serve on the Breastcancer.org Professional Advisory Board," said Dr. Weisberg. "I believe that patient education and a collaborative patient-physician relationship are key factors in optimizing patient care."