Medical Review Board


Trust and accuracy are important, especially during times of uncertainty. That’s why our content is reviewed by at least one of our Medical Review Board members, a highly qualified team of well-recognized doctors in various disciplines in and around oncology.

We have composed this board to ensure the safety and confidence of our community, alleviating concerns of validity and accuracy. Our board verifies that articles containing medical information reflect the latest in evidence-based research and health information.

In addition to ensuring content quality, the Medical Review Board members will also participate with our Community through various forums, including seminars, panel discussions, and designated Office Hours.

Medical Review Board

Meet our Medical Review Board experts

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Torie Croog

Radiation Oncologist at Sibley Memorial Hospital

Victoria J. Croog, M.D. currently works in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center at Sibley Memorial Hospital, as well as a clinical associate in the Department of Radiation Oncology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Croog is board certified in radiation oncology by the American Board of Radiology.

Dr. Croog has expertise in breast cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, gynecologic cancer, brain cancer and tumors of the central nervous system. She earned her medical degree from Harvard Medical School and completed a residency in radiation oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

Dr. Croog is involved with several committees at Sibley Memorial Hospital, including the Medical Executive Committee, the IRB/Research Review Committee, the Cancer Committee and the Radiation Safety Committee. She is also a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Radiation Oncology.

Dr. Croog has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals and has presented research at various conferences, such as the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s annual meeting.

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Jake Prigoff

Oncology Physician at New York Presbyterian Hospital

Dr. Prigoff’s passion to change the face of healthcare is driven by his own teenage battle with stage IV Hodgkin’s lymphoma. His experience as a patient and a physician gives him a unique perspective on the needs of cancer patients and their support system. He received his treatment at Columbia University Medical Center – 12 years later, he returned to that same institution, but this time as a physician.

Dr. Prigoff earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and then his medical degree at The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City. Afterwards, he remained in NYC for residency in general surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital – Columbia and a fellowship in Surgical Education at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Dr. Prigoff has presented his academic work at conferences across the United States and published extensively in the fields of oncology, general surgery, and surgical education.

Dr. Prigoff is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha, the national medical honor society, and has received a variety of awards from both academic institutions and philanthropic foundations including The Cecilia Benevisto Courage Award from The SASS Foundation for Medical Research.

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Micheal Guerrera

Pediatric Oncologist

Dr. Michael F. Guerrera, M.D., currently acts as the Director of the Comprehensive Hemostasis and Thrombosis Program at Children’s National Hospital, where he has practiced for almost 10 years. Dr. Michael’s dedication to pediatrics after he completed his Pediatric residency at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center (University of Connecticut Program) and fellowship in Pediatric Hematology Oncology at Children’s National Medical Center.

Along with his commitment to the practice of medicine, Dr. Michael supports the medical community through education. Dr. Michael received a Certificate in Adult Education from the George Washington University School of Education and served as the Pediatric Hematology Oncology fellowship director for eight years, remaining involved in fellow education and research oversight.

With over 20 years of experience in hematology, bleeding and thrombotic disorders, Dr. Michael has earned many prestigious recognitions, including 2018 Physician of the Year from the National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF), Northern Virginia Magazine Top Doctor in 2020 and 2019, and Washingtonian Top Doctor for the past five years. Dr. Michael is thrilled to bring his expertise and dedication to the OneVillage team.

As an elected member of the Region III/MidAtlantic oversight committee for the CDC/HRSA Hemophilia Treatment Center Grants and an active member of the Institutional Review Board, Dr. Micheal brings important experience that informs his passion for joining out Medical Review Board team.