Hoag has announced the recruitment of Ronald Wolf, M.D., F.A.C.S., as medical director of hepatobiliary and pancreas surgery at Hoag Family Cancer Institute. The fellowship-trained, board-certified surgical oncologist specializes in treating liver, bile duct and pancreatic cancers.

“We welcome Dr. Wolf, whose extensive clinical and research background, as well as his dedication to his patients, will no doubt make him an invaluable member of our team,” said Burton Eisenberg, M.D., Grace E. Hoag Executive Medical Director Endowed Chair, Hoag Family Cancer Institute.

With a focus on rare and difficult-to-treat cancers, such as pancreatic adenocarcinoma and colon and rectal cancers that have metastasized to the liver, Dr. Wolf said he was drawn to Hoag for its culture of innovation and its patient-centric, team-based approach to care.

“Hoag’s fearlessness in pioneering new approaches to care, coupled with the institution’s nimbleness, has earned it a reputation for allowing doctors to really put patients first,” Dr. Wolf said. “I am excited to join a comprehensive team that is at the forefront of patient-centric care.”