Patient Care Team

Our Patient Care Team comprises a dedicated group of professionals and licensed healthcare providers led by Joseph J. Pinzone, MD, MBA, FACP. We are committed to understanding the unique needs of each patient and are passionate about providing maximal impact on every patient’s life journey.

Cancer affects individuals in distinctive ways. Some patients find enormous inner strength to draw upon, some draw strength from their family or other support groups. Most patients have multiple challenges to solve. Our team recognizes and values our patients’ individual paths. We are also committed to join with each patient to further increase their strength. Every challenge faced by our patients provides an opportunity for our team to help create solutions. We are proud and honored to be invited into our patients’ life journeys. We strive to earn each patient’s trust in our care.

Joseph J. Pinzone, MD, MBA, FACP

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Pinzone is our Chief Medical Officer overseeing, designing, guiding, and monitoring individual patient treatment plans and the delivery of hyperthermia treatments. Dr. Pinzone also serves as Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.

Dr. Pinzone received his MD from New York University School of Medicine and completed residency in Internal Medicine at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center (now New York Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center). He completed a clinical and research fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University Medical School. During his fellowship, he successfully competed for and secured a research grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study pituitary tumors.

After fellowship, he joined the faculty of George Washington University (GWU) School of Medicine and then Ohio State College of Medicine. During his time at GWU, Dr. Pinzone secured an NIH grant to study how breast cancer starts and spreads to bone.

After his career in academia, Dr. Pinzone was recruited to Amgen, Inc. where he was the North American Medical Leader heading Medical Affairs for the launch of XGEVA®, a medication for patients with cancer and bone metastases. Dr. Pinzone received an AB from Washington University in St. Louis and an MBA from The George Washington University School of Business.

Matt Reed

Director of Practice and Patient Services

Matt is most always the first person to welcome our patients to our center. Matt offers a high degree of patient engagement. He coordinates all logistics and care prior to the patient consult with Dr. Pinzone. Matt is a resource of knowledge offering encouragement and support to patients throughout their course of care with us. Matt also has an expertise in navigating hyperthermia insurance coverage, and an unwavering tenacity advocating for our patients ensuring ease and comfort during patient onboarding and treatment at HCI.

Matt monitors patients throughout their hyperthermia treatment course, helps to solve a myriad of administrative issues when they arise, and stays in contact with our patients even after treatment is completed.

Matt received his BA from Westminster College and completed course work in kinesiology at University of California Los Angeles. He also completed the Master Course through Metabolic Terrain Institute of Health with Dr. Nasha Winters, author of ‘Metabolic Approach to Cancer’.

Jade Adriano, LVN

Hannah Brannlund, RN-BSN

Courtney Chelebian, RN-BSN

Donna Hanson

Administrative Assistant

Dylan Pastor, LVN

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