Wendy Hawke Lenz, MD
Board Certified: Internal medicine, hospice, and palliative medicine
Medical Degree: Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC
Residency: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, NC
Special Interests: Pain and symptom control when cancer cannot be cured, family dynamics, and emotional well-being
Dr. Lenz is Chief Operating Officer and Director of Ancillary and Palliative Care Services at Georgia Cancer Specialists. She is member of the American Association of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, the American Pain Society, the Georgia Society of Clinical Oncology, and the American College of Physician Executives and the American College of Health Care Executives. She is also the founder and immediate past president of the Magic of Life Foundation, Inc. Dr. Lenz co-founded Totes 2 Tots, a community based program between GCS and DFCS which contributes backpacks to foster children. She is a founder and serves on the Board of Longleaf Hospice, Inc.
Dr. Lenz is co-editor of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine’s “Curriculum Guideline for Hospice Care”, Dr. Lenz also served on the national examination committee of American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, and has been named “Who’s Who of Business and Healthcare Professionals”.
Wendy Hawke Lenz, MD in the News
- GCS COO Dr. Wendy Lenz Presents Luggage Sets to Foster Care College Grads at Celebration of Excellence in Honor of Totes 2 Tots Suitcase Drive
- Georgia Cancer Specialists Physicians Serve as Main Resource for Atlanta Medicine Magazine's Winter 2010 ''Treating Cancer'' Issue
- GCS COO Dr. Wendy Hawke Lenz Featured on Good Day Atlanta to Promote Totes 2 Tots
- Dr. Wendy Lenz to be Featured on TV, Radio in Promotion of "Totes 2 Tots"