Dr. Cortas is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology. In 2008, she served as the director of the multidisciplinary thoracic oncology program at the VA medical center in Cleveland. In addition, Dr. Cortas was appointed as director of the inpatient oncology unit. She was then appointed associate chairperson of the cancer center committee and the coordinator of quality of cancer registry. Dr. Cortas served as assistant professor of internal medicine at Case Western Reserve University. In addition, she was appointed as a staff member in the internal medicine department at the Louis Stokes VA Medical Center division of Hematology/Oncology with responsibilities including; patient care, teaching medical students, residents and fellows.
Dr. Cortas earned her medical degree at the American University of Beirut in Lebanon in 2001. She went on to complete both her residency in internal medicine and her fellowship in hematology and oncology at Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals of Cleveland. Dr. Cortas was appointed assistant professor of internal medicine at Case Western Reserve University.
Dr. Cortas joined Arizona Oncology in January of 2011. She treats thoracic, gastrointestinal, breast, malignancies, lymphomas, and benign blood disorders. Dr. Cortas has great interest in women’s malignancies. She is head of our Phoenix area breast cancer clinical trials.