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Bone and Soft Tissue Oncology

Physicians and Staff

The Bone and Soft Tissue Oncology team specializes in treating and caring for patients with soft tissue sarcomas and with malignant tumors of the bone and spine. The interdisciplinary team includes surgical oncologists, orthopaedic surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, radiologists, nurses, and rehabilitation specialists.

Radiation Oncology:

Pradip P. Amin, M.D.Pradip P. Amin, M.D.
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology, Program in Oncology
Special Interests: MGenitourinary Tumors; Brain Tumors; Gamma Knife; Musculoskeletal/Soft Tissue Oncology; Cancer
Medical Degree: T.N. Medical College, University of Bombay, India
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center
Certification: Radiation Oncology
410-328-6236/appointments
410-328-8995/academic office


William F. RegineWilliam F. Regine M.D.
Isadore and Fannie Schneider Foxman Chair and Professor of Radiation Oncology
Special Interests: Pancreatic Cancer; Gastrointestinal Malignancies; Head and Neck and Central Nervous System Cancers; Brain Tumor Treatment; Gamma Knife Radiosurgery; Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT)
Medical Degree: State University of New York Health and Science Center at Syracuse
Residency: Thomas Jefferson Medical College Hospital
Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson Medical College Hospital
Certification: Radiation Oncology
410-328-6080 / appointments
410-328-2326 / academic office



Orthopaedic Surgeons:

Daniel D. Gelb, M.D.Daniel E. Gelb, M.D.
Associate Professor of Orthopaedics
Co-Director, University of Maryland Spine Center

Special Interests: Disc Replacement; Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery; Image Guided Spine Surgery; Spinal Infections; Osteoporosis and Outcomes Research on the Long-Term Outcomes of Adult Deformity Surgery
Medical Degree: New York University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Rochester, Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship: Washington University, Spine Surgery; Yves Cotrel, Study of Surgery of the Spine
Certification: Orthopaedic Surgery
410-448-6400/appointments
410-328-6040/academic office


Steven C. LudwigSteven C. Ludwig, M.D.
Associate Professor of Orthopaedics
Chief of Spine Surgery, Department of Orthopaedics
Co-Director, University of Maryland Spine Center

Special Interests: Degenerative Diseases of the Cervical and Lumbar Spine; Spinal Tumors and Infections; Traumatic Injuries to the Cervical Spine, Sports-Related Spine Injuries; Minimally Invasive Surgical Techniques
Medical Degree: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital/Pennsylvania Hospital-Rothman Institute, Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship: Emory University, Spine Surgery
Certification: Orthopaedic Surgery
410-448-6400/appointments
410-328-6040/academic office


Andrew N. Pollak, M.D.Andrew N. Pollak, M.D.
Associate Professor of Orthopaedics
Chief, Division of Orthopaedic Traumatology
Associate Director of Trauma at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center
Program Director, Orthopaedic Traumatology

Special Interests: EMS; Management of the Multiply Injured Patient; Professional Sports Medicine; Orthopaedic Traumatology; Pelvic and Acetabular Fractures; Foot and Ankle Trauma
Medical Degree: Northwestern University
Residency: Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals of Cleveland, MetroHealth Medical Center, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Cleveland, Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship: University of California-Davis Medical Center, Orthopaedic Traumatology
Certification: Orthopaedic Surgery
410-328-6040/academic office



Medical Oncology/Prevention::

Kevin J. CullenKevin J. Cullen, M.D.
Director, The University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center; Professor of Medicine, Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Distinguished Professor of Oncology
Special Interests: Head and Neck Cancer, Chemotherapy Resistance, Sarcoma
Medical Degree: Harvard Medical School
Residency: Beth Israel Medical Center, Medicine
Fellowship: National Cancer Institute, Medical Oncology
Certification: Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
410-328-7904/appointments
410-328-5506/academic office


Petr F. HausnerPetr F. Hausner, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Special Interests: Melanoma, Kaposi Sarcoma, Mesothelioma, Lung cancer, Thymoma, Esophageal, Carcinoid; Gap Junctional communications, Epithelial-Mesothelial transition, Milky Spots
Medical Degree: Charles University, Czechoslovakia
Residency: Charles University, Czechoslovakia
Fellowship: National Institutes of Health, Oncology
Certification: Internal Medicine; Oncology
410-328-7904; 410-328-6236 / appointments
410-328-2565; 410-328-6896 / academic office



Surgical Oncology:

Nader HannaNader Hanna, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.I.C.S.
Professor of Surgery
Director of Clinical Operations for General & Oncologic Surgery

Special Interests: Pancreatic Cancer; Colorectal Cancer and Sphincter Preservation Surgery; Retroperitoneal Sarcoma; Adrenal Tumors; Peritoneal Carcinomatosis and Peritoneal Surface Malignancies; Carcinoid Tumors
Medical Degree: Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
Residency: St. Elizabeth's Medical Center (Tufts University), Boston, Surgery
Fellowship: University of Chicago, Surgical Oncology
Certification: General Surgery; Surgical Oncology
410-328-7320 / appointments
410-328-7320 / academic office



Core Resources

Genetic Counseling:

Jessica Rispoli JoinesJessica Rispoli Joines, M.G.C., C.G.C.
Certified Genetic Counselor
410-328-2294


Clinical Nutrition Services

Mindy AthasMindy Athas, R.D., C.S.O., L.D.N.
Outpatient Dietitian, Nutritionist & Certified Oncology Specialist
410-328-5462


Jenny Taylor, R.D., L.D.N., C.N.S.D.
Senior Dietitian
410-328-5462


Psychosocial Services:

Mark J. Ehrenreich, M.D.Mark J. Ehrenreich, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Program Director, Consultation/Liaison
Medical Director, Medical Crisis Counseling Center

Special Interests: Psychotherapy; General Adult Psychiatry; Medical Crisis Counseling; Affective and Anxiety Disorders; Consultation Liaison Psychiatry; Psychiatric Care of the Medically Ill
Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Center
Certification: Psychiatry; Geriatric Psychiatry
410-328-6553 / appointments
410-328-6091 / academic office


Catherine L Harrison-Restelli M.D.Catherine L Harrison-Restelli M.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Special Interests: Psychiatric care of patients with serious medical illnesses (HIV, cancer, transplant); delirium, confusion and agitation in medically ill patients; women's mental health, especially the care of the pregnant and postpartum woman; psychiatric care of veteran's, especially female veterans and patients with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Medical Degree: Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital, University of Maryland-Sheppard Pratt Hospital
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Center, Psychosomatic Medicine
Certification: Psychiatry, Psychosomatic Medicine
410-328-6553 / appointments
410-328-6091 / academic office


This page was last updated on: October 8, 2013.