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Tahoe Forest cancer center in Truckee welcomes new doctor

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Thomas J. Semrad, MD
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TRUCKEE, Calif. — The Gene Upshaw Memorial Tahoe Forest Cancer Center in Truckee welcomes Thomas J. Semrad, MD, Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology.

Dr. Semrad joins Medical Director Laurence Heifetz, MD, FACP; Medical Oncologist and Hematologist Melissa Kaime, MD, FACP; Medical Oncologist and Hematologist Ahrin Koppel, MD; and Radiation Oncologist Daphne Palmer, MD, along with their team of oncology certified nurses, radiation therapists, clinical researchers, psychosocial and support service professionals.

Dr. Semrad joins the Gene Upshaw Memorial Tahoe Forest Cancer Center from the University of California, Davis, where he was Associate Professor of Hematology and Oncology at the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Dr. Semrad is a nationally recognized researcher in cancer treatment and a principle investigator on multiple leading edge clinical trials.

He also served as oncology staff physician at the VA Northern California Healthcare System. Dr. Semrad completed his medical education at University of California, Davis, and Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.

The Gene Upshaw Memorial Tahoe Forest Cancer Center, an affiliate of UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center and a Commission on Cancer Accredited Program, is located at 10121 Pine Avenue and can be reached at 530-582-6450 or tahoecancercenter.com.

This article was provided by Tahoe Forest Health System. Visit tfhd.com to learn more.