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Nelly Awkar-Lazo, MD

Specialty
  • Hematology Oncology
Additional Language Spoken
English
Address
The Oncology Institute Mission Viejo
26732 Crown Valley Parkway
Suite 271
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

Address
The Oncology Institute Mission Viejo
26732 Crown Valley Parkway
Suite 271
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
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Phone
(949) 427-7933
Fax
(949) 427-9172

Secondary Office

Address
The Oncology Institute Santa Ana
999 North Tustin Avenue
Suite 212
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Phone
(714) 542-0102
Fax
(657) 229-6879

More Information

  • 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.