Denver Health's Hematology/Oncology team operates under the direction of nationally-recognized Medical Oncologist Sonia Okuyama, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado. In conjunction with a proactive team who is committed to providing expert hematologic and cancer care, our physicians and nurse practitioner have trained at major institutions across the country and here in Colorado.
- Sonia Okuyama Sasaki, M.D.
- Michael McLaughlin, M.D.
- Sandhya Sharma, MD
- Heather West, MD
- Lida Bighash, PharmD, BCOP
Our team of providers is supported by a nurse manager, clinic RNs, infusion RNs, medical assistants, scheduling clerks, a social worker, an infusion center pharmacist, a Cancer Resource Center director, psychologists and Cancer Clinical Research coordinator.
We work closely with primary care physicians who focus on cancer screening and detection, surgical oncologists, urologic surgeons, neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, head and neck cancer surgeons, radiation oncologists, pathologists and radiologists.