Board Certified: Medical oncology and internal medicine Medical Degree: Duke University in Durham, NC Residency: University of Alabama in Birmingham, AL Fellowship: Georgetown University in Washington, DC Special Interests: General medical oncology, including breast cancer, lymphoma, and colon cancer
Dr. Lesesne serves on the Board of Directors of Northside Hospital and is former chairman. He has also served as Chief of Staff of Northside Hospital. He is a member of the American College of Physicians and the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and is a past President of the Georgia Society of Clinical Oncology. Dr. Lesesne is the immediate Past-President and President Emeritus of Georgia Cancer Specialists.
“While I may not see the ‘cure’ for cancer, there will be significant advances in the future. We have gone from the sledgehammer approach of earlier chemotherapy to a much more targeted effort, and this will continue.” -Dr. Lesesne