Scott H. Okuno, M.D.

  1. Oncologist

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

Scott H. Okuno, M.D., is a medical oncologist with specialty interest is in bone and soft tissue sarcoma. His clinic focus includes:

  • Managing sarcoma patients in a multi-disciplinary approach
  • Providing access to clinical trials for patients
  • Advocate for sarcoma support groups
  • Managing and overseeing the development and conduct of clinical trials
  • Assisting oncologists to manage the care of patients locally when appropriate

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Okuno is active in research, education, and mentorship to resident, fellows, and junior staff. He published articles in high-impact scientific journals.

Dr. Okuno leads the sarcoma medical oncology program at Mayo Clinic and is Chair of Oncology of Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

  1. Bone cancer
  2. Sarcoma
  3. Soft tissue sarcoma
  • Bone and soft tissue sarcoma
  • Development and management of clinical trials for patients with sarcomas
  1. 1996
    Fellow - Hematology/OncologyMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 1992
    Internship/Residency - Internal MedicineMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1989
    MDUniversity of Illinois at Chicago
  4. 1985
    BA - ChemistrySt. Olaf College

Certifications

  1. 1995
    Medical OncologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2016
    Excellence Through Teamwork AwardMayo Clinic Task Forces/Work Groups
  2. 2007
    Individual Award for ExcellenceMayo Clinic
  3. 2006
    Excellence Through Teamwork AwardPharmaceutical Formulary Committee - Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Committees
  4. 2004
    Excellence Through Teamwork AwardCancer Center Solutions Team, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Committees, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  5. 1994
    Travel Award for the American Society of Hematology, Poster SessionMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  6. 1988
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor SocietyUniversity of Illinois at Chicago
  7. 1985
    Phi Beta Kappa Honor SocietySt. Olaf College

Professional memberships

  1. 2018 - present
    MemberMorbidity and Mortality Review Committee
  2. 2017 - present
    ChairMedical Director of the Oncology Department for Northwest Wisconsin
  3. 2017 - present
    ChairMCHS Cancer Coordinating Committee
  4. 2014 - present
    ChairmanAlliance Cancer Cooperative Group Audit Committee
  5. 2013 - 2016
    Co-ChairElectronic Systems Oversight Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  6. 2013 - 2014
    MemberRochester Finance Committee
  7. 2012
    Associate ChairExecutive Committee, Department of Oncology
  8. 2012
    ChairMayo Clinic Cancer Center IT Oversight Committee, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  9. 2012
    MemberRochester Diversity and Inclusion Council
  10. 2012 - present
    Medical DirectorSarcoma Alliance for Research Through Collaboration
  11. 2011 - 2017
    Associate DeanMayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  12. 2011 - 2012
    MemberFinancial Analysis & Performance Subcommittee
  13. 2010
    MemberQuality Committee, Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Oncology
  14. 2010 - 2017
    Vice ChairClinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  15. 2010 - 2017
    ChairOutpatient Practice Committee, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  16. 2008 - 2010
    ChairMayo Clinic Clinical Digital Imaging Subcommittee, Practice Convergence Council, Mayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee
  17. 2006
    MemberConcept and Protocol Review, Prioritization and Coordination Process, American College of Surgeons Oncology Group
  18. 2006 - 2010
    MemberInformation Technology Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  19. 2006 - 2010
    MemberHIPC Oversight Group, Mayo Integrated Clinical Systems Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  20. 2005
    MemberMinnesota Society of Clinical Oncology
  21. 2004 - present
    MemberWomen's Health Review Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  22. 2004 - 2009
    ChairSpecial Pharmaceutical Task Force, Pharmaceutical Formulary Committee - Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Committees
  23. 2004 - 2009
    MemberSpecial Pharmaceutical Task Force, Pharmaceutical Formulary Committee - Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Committees
  24. 2004 - 2006
    MemberCoordinating Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  25. 2004 - 2006
    MemberDocument Oversight Group, Mayo Integrated Clinical Systems (MICS), Department of Foundation Integrated Services (FIS)
  26. 2003 - 2009
    ChairHematology-Oncology Formulary Task Force Committee, Pharmaceutical Formulary Committee - Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Committees
  27. 2003 - 2009
    ChairClinical Digital Imaging Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  28. 2003 - 2010
    ChairData Safety Monitoring Board, Mayo Clinic Committees
  29. 2003 - 2010
    MemberData Safety Monitoring Board, Mayo Clinic Committees
  30. 2003 - 2010
    MemberData Safety and Monitoring Board, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Committees, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  31. 2003 - 2009
    MemberHematology-Oncology Formulary Task Force Committee, Pharmaceutical Formulary Committee - Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Committees
  32. 2003 - 2009
    ChairData Safety and Monitoring Board, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Committees, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  33. 2003 - 2004
    MemberCancer Center Clinical Research Administrative Subcommittee, Cancer Research Committee, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center - Rochester
  34. 2002 - 2012
    Vice ChairDivision of Medical Oncology, Department of Oncology
  35. 2002 - 2010
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Department of Oncology
  36. 2002 - 2010
    ChairClinical Practice Committee, Department of Oncology
  37. 2002 - 2009
    ChairChemotherapy Oversight Group, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  38. 2002 - 2009
    MemberChemotherapy Oversight Group, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  39. 2002 - 2009
    MemberClinical Digital Imaging Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  40. 2002 - present
    Fellowship MemberAmerican Society of Internal Medicine, American College of Physicians
  41. 2001 - 2009
    MemberCancer Center Clinical Studies Oversight Committee, Department of Oncology
  42. 2001 - 2007
    MemberPriorities of Laboratory Testing Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  43. 2001
    MemberInternal Medicine & Medical Specialties, Graduate Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  44. 2000 - 2009
    MemberRegional Practice Committee, Department of Oncology
  45. 2000 - 2002
    MemberEducation Committee, Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Oncology
  46. 1999 - 2001
    MemberMedical Oncology, Subcommittee of Subspecialties, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  47. 1998
    MemberMultinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer
  48. 1997
    MemberInternational Association for the Study of Lung Cancer
  49. 1997 - present
    MemberConnective Tissue Oncology Society
  50. 1996 - 2014
    MemberNorth Central Cancer Treatment Group, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
  51. 1996 - 2000
    MemberEastern Cooperative Oncology Group
  52. 1996 - present
    MemberAudit Committee, North Central Cancer Treatment Group, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center - Rochester
  53. 1996 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  54. 1990 - 1993
    AssociateAmerican College of Physicians
  55. 1989 - 1996
    MemberMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  56. 1989 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  57. 1989 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  58. 1986 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  59.  
    MemberMayo Clinic Cancer Center
  60.  
    Co-ChairpersonSarcoma Study Working Group, Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group
  61.  
    MemberAmerican Society of Hematology
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Publications

Research activities

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