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

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

156 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

4.8 out of 5

156 Ratings

Steven Mark Sorscher, M.D.

Professor, Hematology & Oncology
Comprehensive Cancer Center

Research Interests

Antibodies, Monoclonal; Pancreatic Neoplasms; Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung; Antineoplastic Agents; Adenocarcinoma
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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;():.

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;():.

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;():.

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

4.8 out of 5

Steven Mark Sorscher, M.D.156 Ratings


Doctor Ratings

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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!


All of my experience with this provider is excellent.


A lot of information given that was confusing.Choices to make that were difficult.Dr. very knowledgeable and professional.Depending on him to recommend best plan of treatment. Hard to decide myself, having no knowledge of chemo therapy.


excellent in every way


*Dr. Sorscher is excellent - very intelligent, extremely kind and gives the information needed to proceed.


I have to remind him of certain issues in my medical history. Even ones he has already discussed.


Excellent provider. Spent plenty of time discussing treatment and answering all my questions.


*Dr. Sorcher is always kind & very thoughtful. Very thorough in the care he provides.


I thank God for *Dr. Sorscher. I trust m y care to him. He is so kind and thoughtful, fully respectable.


Dr. Sorscher always shows interest in my progress and always follows up on all of my concerns.


He makes me feel that I am his only patient. He even calls me if he needs to change an appointment or schedule a new test.


Very knowledgable. Excellent communicator. I have great confidence in him!


Most of the communication with this provider after hours is done through wake I have always had immediate response, one time in 15 minutes.


The doctor strongly encouraged me to have an EKG. That was fortunate since it revealed a heart condition I was not aware of at all. Hopefully, that problem can be treated now as well as the breast cancer.


Dr. Sorscher never made me feel rushed. He took time to answer all of my questions and clearly explained any information pertaining to my case.


Excellent knowledgeable. Personally concerned. Most satisfied & confident of him.


Very professional, considerate, and kind.


This was an initial oncology planning appointment. *Dr. Sorscher spent all the time I needed to explain choices and stayed late to make sure it happened. He was both caring and helpful. I am very confident in him.


*Dr. Sorscher _____ great information and explains all options. He makes me feel like he cares about my personal health.


I quickly developed utmost confidence and respect for Dr. Sorscher. He is very knowledgable about his specialty and is responsive to patient concerns, even the minor ones.

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