Mark Scholz, M.D.

Mark Scholz, M.D.



As a double board-certified medical specialist, Dr. Mark Scholz is the Executive Director of the Prostate Cancer Research Institute, a non-profit organization dedicated to patient education and research. He received his medical degree from Creighton University in Omaha, completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine, and subsequently his Medical Oncology fellowship at the University of Southern California Medical Center. The physician's society memberships include the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society of Therapeutic Radiology, the American Urologic Associate, and the European Associate of Urology.

Dr. Mark Scholz works as a primary investigator, actively supervising a number of ongoing prostate cancer clinical trials, and has authored and co-authored over 90 scholarly articles and abstracts in his area of expertise. He is a strong advocate for patient empowerment, being the co-author of the books "Invasion of the Prostate Snatchers: No More Unnecessary Biopsies, Radical Treatment or Loss of Potency" and "The Key to Prostate Cancer: 30 Experts Explain 15 Stages of Prostate Cancer". Dr. Mark Scholz served as Oncology Director at the Memorial Campus of the Centinela Freeman Regional Medical Center from 1996 to 2001. He also has a Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry, which he earned from Occidental College. The physician has approximately 40 years of professional experience and is the recipient of the Most Compassionate Doctor award.

Conditions Dr. Mark Scholz Treats at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital

  • Lymphoma
  • Leukemia
  • Myeloma
  • Hodgkin's lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Hemophilia
  • Blood clotting disorders
  • Cancers of different forms

Insurance Accepted

  • Assurant Health
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthNet
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare

Languages Spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • Spanish

Education & Training

Medical Degree

Creighton University

Internship(s)

LAC+USC Medical Center, Internal Medicine

Residency(ies)

LAC+USC Medical Center, Internal Medicine

Fellowship(s)

LAC+USC Medical Center, Medical Oncology, Chief Fellow



Memberships & Affiliations

  • Fellow of the American College of Physicians Fellow of the American College of Physicians
  • American Medical Association American Medical Association
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Society for Therapeutic Radiology & Oncology American Society for Therapeutic Radiology & Oncology
  • American Urological Association American Urological Association
  • California Medical Association California Medical Association
  • Los Angeles County Medical Association Los Angeles County Medical Association
  • Publications & Media