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- CancerHead & Neck Cancers
About Sarah L. McGhee, MSN, ANP-BC, AOCNP
Sarah McGhee, MSN, is a board-certified adult nurse practitioner (ANP-BC) and an advanced oncology certified nurse practitioner (AOCNP) who assists in treating people with head and neck cancers. These include cancers of the thyroid, oropharynx, larynx, and salivary glands.
She helps manage the care of patients who are undergoing cancer treatment, including chemotherapy, biological therapy, immunotherapy and targeted therapy. She also helps patients and families understand their diagnosis, disease course, and symptom management.
Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, Ms. McGhee was a nurse practitioner with cCare in Encinitas, where she managed the care of adult patients with various oncologic and hematological conditions. As a registered nurse, she has also cared for patients in the medical/surgical intensive care unit at Scripps Memorial Hospital in Encinitas.
She earned her Master of Science in nursing from San Diego State University School of Nursing and a bachelor's degree in nursing from Mount Mercy University in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Ms. McGhee is a member of the Advanced Practitioner Society of Hematology and Oncology, the San Diego Advanced Practice Oncology Providers, and the Oncology Nursing Society.
Outside of work, Ms. McGhee stays active through surfing, skiing, hiking and Pilates. She also enjoys spending time with family and friends.
- San Diego State University School of Nursing, San Diego, CA
- Mount Mercy University, Cedar Rapids, IA
Date Joined Staff
- Adult Nurse Practitioner
- American Nurses Credentialing Center
- Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner
- Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation
Conditions and Treatments
- Gastrointestinal Cancer