About Me

Dr. Nelly Awkar-Lazo was born and raised in Lebanon and moved to the United States after she earned her medical degree from the Lebanese University in Beirut. She settled in New Jersey and completed her residency in internal medicine at Mount Sinai in New York and St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in New Jersey. She then completed her fellowship in Oncology and Hematology at Seton Hall University as a chief fellow in her fellowship program.

During her fellowship, Dr. Awkar-Lazo was published in various medical journals including the Journal of Clinical Oncology, in which she authored numerous articles and case reports in her clinical research.


English, Arabic, French, Spanish

Provider Specialty


Areas of Care


Medical Education

Lebanese University


Mount Sinai Medical Center


Seton Hall University

Locations & Affiliations


The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation

1801 W. Romneya Dr.

Suite 103

Anaheim, CA

Office: (714) 399-0620

The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation

26732 Crown Valley Pkwy.

Suite 271

Mission Viejo, CA

Office: (949) 427-7933