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.