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Steven Mark Sorscher, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

154 Ratings

Steven Mark Sorscher, M.D.


Clinical Interests

Gastrointestinal Cancer, Gastrointestinal Oncology, Breast Cancer

Contact Information

Returning Patient Appointments: 336-713-5440
Department: 336-716-4464

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Education & Training

  • B.S., Yale University, 1981
  • M.D., University of Michigan/Ann Arbor, 1985
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, U Michigan Affil Hosps, 1988
  • Fellowship, Hematology And Oncology, University of California-San D, 1991

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology

NPI Number

  • 1962429597
Steven Mark Sorscher, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

154 Ratings

Steven Mark Sorscher, M.D.

Professor, Hematology & Oncology
Comprehensive Cancer Center

Research Interests

Antibodies, Monoclonal; Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung; Pancreatic Neoplasms; Mutation; Antineoplastic Agents
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Contact Information

Department: 336-716-4464

Recent Publications

Estimating risk using multi-gene panel testing; do negative results change the risk? [letter]. Sorscher SM.. J Hum Genet. 2017;62(2):339.

Pathological complete response as a surrogate endpoint [letter]. Sorscher S.. Breast. 2017;33():202.

The significance of invasive breast cancer associated with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) compared with cancer without associated DCIS [letter]. Sorscher S.. JAMA Oncol. 2017;3(5):708-709.

Patients with negative multi-gene panel testing: a back to the future paradox? [letter]. Sorscher SM.. Fam Cancer. 2017;16(3):459.

Pembrolizumab in non-small-cell lung cancer [letter]. Sorscher S.. N Engl J Med. 2017;376(10):996-997.

Anxiety and hereditary testing results [letter]. Sorscher S.. J Genet Couns. 2017;26(5):1162-1163.

Treatment options and patient choices on the basis of enhanced pathologic complete response [letter]. Sorscher S.. J Clin Oncol. 2017;35(15):1746.

Current challenges associated with next-generation sequencing of breast cancer [letter]. Sorscher S.. JAMA Oncol. 2017;3(9):1283-1284.

Li-Fraumeni versus Pseudo-Li-Fraumeni syndrome: key insights for interpreting next-generation sequencing reports in patients with suspected cancer predisposition syndromes. Sorscher S, Desnoyers R, Ouyang K, Ramkissoon S.. Oncologist. 2017;22(9):1084-1085.

Mutation frequencies in patients with early-onset colorectal cancer [letter]. Sorscher S.. JAMA Oncol. 2017;3(11):1585.

Letter to the editor: implications of BRAF mutations in dMMR colorectal cancers. Sorscher S.. Curr Treat Options Oncol. 2017;18(9):57.

Next-generation sequencing in order to better characterize a BRCA variant of uncertain significance. Sorscher S, Ramkissoon S.. Case Rep Oncol. 2017;10(2):634-637.

Mechanism of action and clinical impact of ribociclib [letter]. Sorscher S.. Clin Cancer Res. 2017;23(18):5657.

Reclassifying HER2-equivocal disease [letter]. Sorscher S.. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2017;():.

To the editor: predictive markers and precision medicine [letter]. Sorscher S.. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2017;15(10):1186.

Clinical trials in oncology and defining benefit [letter]. Sorscher S.. Oncologist. 2017;():.

Genetic/familial high-risk assessment: breast and ovarian [reply to letter]. Sorscher SM, Pilarski R, Daly M.. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2016;14(5):.

How important is 'reason' in influencing adjuvant chemotherapy decisions by patients? [letter]. Sorscher S.. Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2016;16(9):895.

More pitfalls related to next-generation sequencing (NGS) [letter]. Sorscher S.. Am J Clin Oncol. 2016;39(4):424.

Understanding the significance of mutations in tumor suppressor genes identified using next-generation sequencing: a case report. Sorscher S.. Case Rep Oncol. 2016;9(2):328-330.

Palbociclib and tumor suppressor gene activation [letter]. Sorscher S.. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2016;17(14):1975.

Next-generation sequencing of tumors to better estimate the clinical significance of non-BRCA germline deleterious mutations [letter]. Sorscher SM.. J Clin Oncol. 2016;34(34):4183.

Are we making personalized cancer care less personalized? [editorial]. Sorscher S.. Front Oncol. 2016;6():220.

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Professor, Hematology & Oncology

Clinical Interests

Gastrointestinal Cancer, Gastrointestinal Oncology, Breast Cancer
Steven Mark Sorscher, M.D.

Steven Mark Sorscher, M.D.

Professor, Hematology & Oncology
Comprehensive Cancer Center

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

Steven Mark Sorscher, M.D.154 Ratings


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Physician did a good job. I would have like for him to have had time to actually review the scans I brought before talking with me, but I know that is very time consuming.


My provider is very through and spends all the time needed to answer questions and address issues as they arise. Dr. Sorscher is very dedicated to his patients care and its very important to myself and him that he be able to spend the necessary time to address all issues. I don't mind waiting because I know he is spending the time with another patient who needs it that day. Some days I know he needs to spend that extra time with me. He calls me after hours and on weekends if needed to check on issues. I appreciate his dedication to me as a patient. I know he has my best interest at heart.


he did extensive research on my very rare cancer which showed he was truly concerned about me as his patient and how he could help me.


I have the best


they are all incredibly wonderful!


Very concerned.


Dr Sorscher's care and concern for me has steadily declined over the last 3 months. During my last visit with him on 7/3/17, his questions were unrelated to my treatment and demonstrated unconcern for me and my care. I will not return.


Dr Sorscher is the BEST ! He always comes in with notes about my history and is very thorough about my entire health. I am so grateful for his care to keep me healthy. Did I say he's the best ?


He is very thorough and always extremely nice.


Dr. Sorsher is very thorough and always listens to my concerns.


Excellent physician, I love him and all his expertise & knowledge.


Dr. Sorscher is a great doctor. He has been very informative and very knowledgeable regarding my health. I am very comfortable asking him questions. I am so happy he is my doctor.


Dr Scorcher returned our call each time we left a message for him concerning care.


Two oncologists in Charlotte, NC misdiagnosed my cancer *Dr. Sorscher dug further to get correct diagnosis. Enough said!


I have breast cancer and my care has been excellent.


I'm am very satisfied with my provider he is awesome, and very intelligent and I would recommend everyone to seeing this provider.


Dr Sorsher always takes time to review your care and to answer questions. I feel he cares for his patients and wants the best care for them.


I am blessed to have this care provider.


excellent doctor


I cannot say enough about the excellent excellent care!

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