University of Nebraska Medical Center

Lisa Chaiken, MD

Assistant Professor, UNMC Department of Radiation Oncology

Lisa Chaikin, MD

Lisa Chaiken, MD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology in the UNMC College of Medicine. Dr. Chaiken provides clinical care, as a board-certified radiation oncologist, through UNMC’s primary clinical partner, Nebraska Medicine, at the June E. Nylen Cancer Center in Sioux City,  Iowa.

Dr. Chaiken has a range of experience in IMRT, IGRT, SBRT, SRS, and complex multidisciplinary care for the most challenging cancer cases.  

She has experience in breast cancer, central nervous system malignancies, head and neck cancer, and lung cancer.  She treats all tumor types including also gastrointestinal, gynecologic and skin cancers and sarcomas.

  • Bachelor's: Harvard University, 1984
  • Medical School: University of California at Los Angeles, 1988
  • Internship: UCLA/Wadsworth VA, 1989
  • Residency: Department of Radiation Oncology, UCLA, 1993

Interests: Clinical trials that provide access to care for patients, allow organ preservation, especially in breast and head and neck and GI tumors.