Advanced Care Close to Home

At MCC, patients receive world-class care close to home. There’s always free parking and friendly staff members who know each patient—and their loved ones—by name. Our success is by design, but it’s also fueled by our team of carefully chosen professionals who believe every decision should be patient-focused. The care we offer takes place in a comfortable, supportive environment with clinical excellence and deep compassion.

Joel Criste, CEO

Mr. Criste is a seasoned healthcare executive having worked with many Bay Area physicians, hospitals, and medical groups covering finance, practice management, health plan operations, and creating healthcare programs & partnerships. He has been acquainted with many of the physicians and staff of Marin Cancer Care since early in his career and has always been impressed with the collaboration, quality, and character of the practice. He is thrilled to join this team of committed and compassionate physicians, nurses, and staff.  Mr. Criste is a 30-year resident of the North Bay and holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance from San Diego State University and a master’s degree in Business Administration from St. Mary’s College (Moraga, CA).

Joel Criste, CEO
Joel Criste, CEO Mr. Criste is a seasoned healthcare executive having worked with many Bay Area physicians, hospitals, and medical groups covering finance, practice management, Read More

Jaime Chang, Research Coordinator

I have a bachelor’s degree in Medical Sciences. Clinical trials was the right choice for me. I like working for MCC because everyone here shares the same vision of commitment to our patients and the community.

Jaime Chang
Jaime Chang, Research Coordinator I have a bachelor’s degree in Medical Sciences. Clinical trials was the right choice for me. I like working for MCC Read More

Lorraine Holzapfel, Practice Administrator

Being part of Marin Cancer Care has been an extremely satisfying experience for me. What separates this practice are the people, and that starts with the physicians. They are a compassionate, caring group, committed to the best interests of their patients and supported by a staff that shares their philosophies. There is a personal effort on everyone’s part to do the best for our patients, treating everyone as we would our own family. I have been in healthcare for over 30 years, the majority of that time with this organization of which I am extremely proud. Living in this beautiful county and being able to contribute to our community, is the best!

Lorraine Holzapfel, Practice Administrator
Lorraine Holzapfel, Practice Administrator Being part of Marin Cancer Care has been an extremely satisfying experience for me. What separates this practice are the people, Read More

Soora Nelson, Controller

Soora Nelson has been with Marin Cancer Care for 2 1/2 years. She is currently the financial controller. She has been in accounting for 15 years and has worked with both large multinational corporations and small start-ups. She has a record of contributing to the financial success and stability of the businesses with which she has been associated. In her spare time, Soora enjoys traveling, cooking, and spending time with family, friends and her lovely Giant Schnauzer.

Soora Nelson, Controller
Soora Nelson, Controller Soora Nelson has been with Marin Cancer Care for 2 1/2 years. She is currently the financial controller. She has been in Read More