Dale HanM.D., FACS

  • Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, School of Medicine


  • Cancer

Special focus on

  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Malignant Cutaneous Adnexal Tumors
  • Malignant Melanoma
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma

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Dr. Han specializes in treating skin-based cancers, such as melanoma and Merkel cell carcinoma, and in treating soft tissue tumors and sarcomas. He is Board Certified in both General Surgery and Surgical Oncology. He has extensive experience in treating these types of cancers, and is committed to improving outcomes for patients while providing compassionate care. His research and publications on melanoma have been influential and are referenced in national treatment guidelines. He has presented at numerous national and regional conferences and is active in multiple journals, national organizations and committees. Prior to joining the Division of Surgical Oncology at OHSU, he was an attending surgeon at Yale University in the Section of Surgical Oncology, where his practice focused on the treatment of patients with melanoma and sarcoma.

Dr. Han has travelled the United States extensively and is ecstatic to lay roots in Oregon and to be a part of the Portland community. In his free time, he enjoys traveling and spending time with his family.


  • B.S., 1998, SUNY at Stony Brook Scholars for Medicine Program
  • M.D., 2003, SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine
  • Residency:

    • General Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2004-2010
  • Fellowship:

    • Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Surgical Oncology, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, 2012-2013
    • Surgical Oncology, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, 2010-2012
    • Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Surgical Oncology, Harrison Department of Surgical Research, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2006-2008
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Surgery, Complex General Surgical Oncology, 2015
    • American Board of Surgery, General Surgery, 2011

Memberships and associations

  • Association for Academic Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Society of Surgical Oncology
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • The Society for Melanoma Research
  • Connective Tissue Oncology Society
  • New England Surgical Society
  • Oregon Medical Association
  • Portland Surgical Society
  • The Mackenzie Society
  • Oregon Chapter of the American College of Surgeons
  • European Society of Surgical Oncology

Patient ratings

4.8 out of 5 (270 Ratings, 91 Comments)

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