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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Nelly Awkar-Lazo, MD

Specialty
  • Hematology Oncology
Additional Language Spoken
English
Address
1801 West Romneya Drive
Suite 103
Anaheim, CA 92801
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

Address
1801 West Romneya Drive
Suite 103
Anaheim, CA 92801
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Phone
(714) 399-0620
Fax
(714) 399-0621

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  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Hematology Oncology
  • Biography

    Biography

    Biography
    Dr. Nelly Awkar-Lazo was born and raised in Lebanon and moved to the United States after she earned her medical degree from the Lebanese University in Beirut. She settled in New Jersey and completed her residency in internal medicine at Mount Sinai in New York and St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in New Jersey. She then completed her fellowship in Oncology and Hematology at Seton Hall University as a chief fellow in her fellowship program. During her fellowship, Dr. Awkar-Lazo was published in various medical journals including the Journal of Clinical Oncology, in which she authored numerous articles and case reports in her clinical research. Dr. Awkar-Lazo is fluent in French and Arabic and conversational in Spanish.