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Cancer Institute Team

Daniel Nuss, M.D., FACS

Daniel NussTransitional Chief of Cancer Services

Dr. Nuss is a world-renowned leader in cancer treatment, bringing extensive experience leading multidisciplinary teams to advance cancer research and specialized care. He leads the Head and Neck Center at Our Lady of the Lake, the largest specialty practice of its kind in the Gulf South. Under his leadership, the program has earned Top 50 recognition by U.S. News & World Report. He is Professor and Chair of Otolaryngology for LSU Health Sciences Center with a dual appointment in the LSU Department of Neurosurgery. Dr. Nuss is past president of the North American Skull Base Society, an international professional group of advanced specialists who treat disorders of the cranial base, and he has also served as a Senior Examiner for the American Board of Otolaryngology.

Our Dedicated Oncology Team

Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Institute offers comprehensive, seamless care to patients and their families. In addition to the advanced care teams listed below, Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group ’s more than 600 providers offer a full range of services, starting with primary care. Patients benefit from having one medical record that is shared across all providers they utilize, ensuring each physician has complete details of their care journey. Additionally, we partner with the highly skilled physicians at The NeuroMedical Center, one of the nation’s largest multi-disciplinary neurological teams.

Meet our team of highly respected medical oncologists, surgeons and specialists who are dedicated to patient care and the best clinical outcomes.