Marla D. Lipsyc-Sharf, MD
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Marla D. Lipsyc-Sharf, MD

  • Breast Medical Oncology
Santa Monica Parkside Cancer Care | 2336 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 304, Santa Monica, CA 90404


Dr. Marla Lipsyc-Sharf is a breast medical oncologist who practices in Encino and Santa Monica. She treats patients with breast cancer and is a dedicated clinical-translational breast cancer researcher. She has particular expertise in caring for premenopausal women with breast cancer, and her research is focused on young women with breast cancer, hormone receptor positive breast cancers, and prognostic and predictive biomarkers.

Dr. Lipsyc-Sharf received her medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons in New York, NY where she graduated with membership in the Alpha Omega Alpha and Gold Humanism honor societies. She completed her internal medicine internship and residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and her medical oncology fellowship at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Mass General Brigham, both in Boston, MA. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in applied mathematics at Columbia University and completed additional training in epidemiology and biostatistics through the Program in Clinical Effectiveness at the Harvard University T.H. Chan School of Public Health.




Medical Board Certification

Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2020


Hematology & Medical Oncology (Internal Medicine), Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Mass General Brigham, 2023


Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 2020


MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 2017

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

Medical Services


  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Centivo
  • Cigna
  • First Health
  • Health Net of California
  • Interplan (part of HealthSmart)
  • L.A. Care
  • MultiPlan
  • UFCM Health System
  • Prime Health Services
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • UnitedHealthcare

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