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Gastrointestinal Oncology

Physicians and Staff

The Gastrointestinal Oncology Program specializes in treating and caring for patients with cancers in the digestive system. The program's multidisciplinary team includes gastroenterologists, surgical oncologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, radiologists, interventional radiologists, nurses, and a genetic counselor.

Surgery:


H. Richard Alexander, Jr., M.D.H. Richard Alexander, Jr., M.D.
Associate Chair for Clinical Research, Professor of Surgery
Special Interests: Gastrointestinal tumors including Pancreatic cancer; Colorectal cancer; primary and metastacic Liver cancer; Endocrine malignancies
Medical Degree: Georgetown Unversity School of Medicine
Residency: Bethesda Naval Hospital, General Surgery
Fellowship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Surgical Oncology
Certification: General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
410-328-7904 / appointments
410-328-7320 / academic office


Cherif Boutros, M.D., M.Sc.Cherif Boutros, M.D., M.Sc.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Chief, Surgical Oncology, Baltimore Washington Medical Center
Special Interests: Gastrointestinal Malignancies including Hepatobiliary, Pancreatic, Gastric and Colorectal, Sarcoma and Endocrine Malignancies
Medical Degree:
Alexandria University, Alexandria Egypt
Residency: New York Presbyterian, (Columbia University); Morristown Memorial Hospital; Beth Israel Newark; Monmouth Medical Center; Surgery
Fellowship: Roger Williams Medical Center, Surgical Oncology
Certifications: Surgery, Surgical Oncology
410-553-8150 / appointments
410-553-8150 / academic office


Photo of Steven I. Hanish, M.D.Steven I. Hanish, M.D.
Associate Professor of Surgery
Director of Hepatobiliary Surgery

Medical Degree: Indiana University School of Medicine
Residency: Duke University, General Surgery
Fellowship: University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Transplant Surgery
Certification: Surgery
410-553-8150 / appointments
410-553-8150 / academic office


Nader Hanna, M.D.Nader 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 (including minimally invasive Robotic and Laparoscopic approaches); Primary and Metastatic Liver Cancer; Gastric (Stomach) Cancer; Peritoneal Carcinomatosis and Peritoneal Surface Malignancies; Carcinoid Tumors; Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors; Retroperitoneal Sarcoma Adrenal Tumors; Endocrine Malignancies; Minimally Invasive Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery for GI Malignancies (colon, rectum, liver, stomach and pancreas)
Medical Degree: Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
Residency: St. Elizabeth's Medical Center (Tufts University) Boston, Surgery
Fellowship: University of Chicago, Surgical Oncology; Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Chicago, Biological Science
Certification: General Surgery; Surgical Oncology
410-328-7904 / appointments
410-328-7320 / academic office


Ajay Jain, M.D. Ajay Jain , M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Special Interests: Surgical management of melanoma, Breast surgery, Endocrine surgery, GI cancer surgery
Medical Degree: University of Virginia
Residency: Johns Hopkins, General Surgery
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins, Surgical Oncology
Certifications: General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
410-328-7320 / appointments
410-328-7320 / academic office


Andrea Chao Bafford, M.D.Andrea Chao Bafford, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Special Interests: Sphincter-sparing surgery for colorectal cancer; Laparoscopic colon and rectal surgery; Treatment of anal malignancies
Medical Degree: Washington University School of Medicine
Residency: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, General Surgery
Fellowship: Mount Sinai Medical Center, Colon and Rectal Surgery
Certification: General Surgery; Colon and Rectal Surgery
410-328-7320 / appointments
410-328-7320 / academic office


Jonathan Chun, M.D.Jonathan Chun, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Special Interests: Sphincter-sparing surgery for colorectal cancer; Surgical treatment of Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis; Surgical treatment of anorectal disorders; Laparoscopic treatment of diverticulitis; Treatment of rectal prolapse; Screening and therapeutic colonoscopy
Medical Degree: Washington University School of Medicine
Residency: Lahey Clinic, Surgery
Fellowship: Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine, Colon-Rectal Surgery
Certification: General Surgery
410-328-7320 / appointments
410-328-7320 / academic office


Srinevas K. Reddy, M.D.Srinevas K. Reddy, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Special Interests: All primary and metastatic liver and bile duct cancers; Benign liver and bile duct conditions; Chronic liver disease from any cause; Pure laparoscopic and robotically assisted laparoscopic abdominal surgery
Medical Degree: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Residency: Duke University Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Hepato-pancreato-biliary Surgical Oncology
Certifications: General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Hepato-pancreato-biliary Surgery
410-328-2076 / appointments
410-328-7320 / academic office



Medical Oncology:

Yixing Jiang, M.D., Ph.D.Yixing Jiang, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine; Director, GI Medical Oncology
Special Interests: Gastrointestinal Malignancy
Medical Degree: Shanghai Medical University
Residency: Bronx Veterans Affair Medical Center
Fellowship: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Certification: Internal Medicine; Hematology; Oncology
410-328-7904 / appointments
410-328-2565 / academic office


Petr F. Hausner, M.D., Ph.D.Petr 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 / appointments
410-328-2565 / academic office


M. Naomi Horiba, M.D., M.P.H.M. Naomi Horiba, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Special Interests: GI Malignancies; Metastatic Lung Cancer
Medical Degree: Tulane University School of Medicine
Residency: Tulane University School of Medicine, Internal Medicine
Fellowship: University of Maryland, Hematology/Oncology
Certification: Internal Medicine
410-328-7904 / appointments
410-328-2565 / academic office


Dan Zandberg, M.D.Dan Zandberg, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Special Interests: Head and Neck Cancer; Gastrointestinal Cancer
Medical Degree: Jefferson Medical College
Residency: The George Washington University Medical Center, Internal Medicine
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Center, Hematology/Oncology
Certification: Internal Medicine
410-328-7904 / appointments
410-328-2565 / academic office


Radiation Oncology:

William Regine, M.D.William 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
Residency
: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Fellowship
: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and University of Florida, Radiation Oncology
Certification
: Radiation Oncology
410-328-6080 / appointments
410-328-2326 / academic office


Navesh Sharma, D.O., Ph.D.Navesh K. Sharma, D.O., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology
Associate Director, Radiation Oncology Residency Program
Special Interests: Gastrointestinal Cancer; Lymphoma; SIR-Spheres
Medical Degree: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Residency: Fox Chase Cancer Center, Radiation Oncology
Certification: Radiation Oncology
410-328-6080 / appointments
410-328-5199 / academic office



Gastroenterology:

Peter Darwin, M.D.Peter E. Darwin, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Special Interests: Pancreatitis; Pancreatic Cancer; Pancreatic Disease; Therapeutic Endoscopy; Hepatobiliary Disorders; GI Cancers
Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency
: University of Maryland Medical Center, Internal Medicine
Fellowship
: University of Maryland Medical Center, Gastroenterology
Certification
: Gastroenterology; Internal Medicine
410-328-3904 / appointments
410-328-5780 / academic office


Bruce D. Greenwald, M.D.Bruce D. Greenwald, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, Program in Oncology; Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship Training Program
Special Interests: Gastrointestinal cancer; Esophageal cancer;, Inflammatory Bowel Disease; Crohn's Disease; Ulcerative Colitis; Endoscopic Ultrasound; Laser Therapy
Medical Degree: University of Maryland
Residency
: University of Virginia, Medicine
Fellowship
: University of Maryland Medical Center, Gastroenterology
Certification
: Internal Medicine; Gastroenterology
410-328-5196 / appointments
410-328-8731 / academic office



Interventional Radiology:

Ziv J. Haskal, M.D.Ziv J. Haskal, M.D.
Professor of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
Head, Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Vice Chair of Radiology
Director of Image-Guided Therapy and Interventional Oncology

Special Interests: Diagnostic Radiology; Interventional Radiology; Fibroids; Uterine Fibroid Embolization; Deep Vein Thrombosis; Peripheral Arterial Disease; Vericose Veins; Image-Guided Therapies for Cancer; Hemodialysis Interventions
Medical Degree: Boston University School of Medicine
Residency: University of California, San Francisco, Diagnostic Radiology
Fellowship: University of California, San Francisco, Interventional Radiology
Certification: Diagnostic Radiology; Vascular and Interventional Radiology
1-800-492-5538 / appointments
410-328-7467 / academic office


Bertrand Janne d'Othee, M.D.Bertrand Janne d'Othee, M.D.
Associate Professor of Radiology
Vascular and Interventional Radiology

Special Interests: Interventional Radiology; Vascular Malformations; Hemangiomas; Vascular Anomalies; Image-Guided Therapies for Cancer; Varicose Veins; Biliary Disease; Portal Hypertension; Deep Vein Thrombosis; Peripheral Arterial Disease; Fibroids; Uterine Fibroid Embolization; Diagnostic Radiology
Medical Degree: Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
Residency: Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Brussels, Belgium, Diagnostic Radiology
Fellowship: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Toulouse - Rangueil, France, Interventional Radiology
Certification: Diagnostic Radiology
1-800-492-5538 / appointments
410-328-7467 / academic office


Fred Moeslein, M.D.Fred Moeslein, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
Special Interests: Diagnostic Radiology; Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Medical Degree: Case Western Reserve University
Residency: Cleveland Clinic, Diagnostic Radiology
Fellowship: University of Maryland, Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Certification: Radiology
1-800-492-5538 / appointments
410-328-7467 / academic office


David M. Widlus, M.D. David M. Widlus, M.D.
Associate Professor of Interventional Radiology
Special Interests: Minimally Invasive Treatments for Malignancy, including: Percutaneous and Endovascular Therapies such as Radiofrequency Thermal Ablation, Chemoembolization, Chemoinfusion, Percutaneous Chemical Ablation and Radioembolization
Medical Degree: Albany Medical College of Union University, MD
Residency: Hospital of St. Raphael, New Haven, CT, Radiology
Fellowship: Albany Medical Center Hospital, Albany, NY, Interventional Radiology; University Hospital, Lund, Sweden, Abdominal Imaging and Interventional Radiology
Certification: Radiology; Interventional Radiology, CAQ
1-800-492-5538 / appointments
410-328-7467 / academic office



Radiology:

Barry D. Daly, M.D. Barry D. Daly, M.D.
Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine; Associate Vice Chairman for Research; Director, Abdominal Imaging
Special Interests: Ultrasound; Body-Computed Tomography; Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Medical Degree: University College, Dublin
Residency: Meath and Mater Hospitals, Dublin; St. James University Hospital, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Center, Abdominal Imaging
Certification: Diagnostic Radiology
1-800-492-5538 / appointments
1-410-328-8919 (news media only)



GI Program Coordinator

Medhat M. Nagib, M.B. B.Ch.Medhat M. Nagib, M.B. B.Ch.
410-328-7320



Nurse Practitioner:

William Setley, C.R.N.P.
410-328-7934

LaToya Taylor, C.R.N.P.LaToya Taylor, C.R.N.P.
410-328-7320




Core Resources

Genetic Counseling:

Jessica Rispoli Joines

Jessica 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 Ratta, 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: Women's Mental Health, especially the care of the pregnant and postpartum woman; Psychiatric Care of patients with Serious Medical Illnesses (HIV, cancer, transplant); Delirium, Confusion and Agitation in Medically Hospitalized Patients; Psychiatric Care of Veteran's, Especially Female Veterans; 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: University of Maryland-Sheppard Pratt Hospital
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Center
Certification: Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners; Board Certified in Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
410-328-6553 / appointments
410-328-6091 / academic office


This page was last updated on: October 17, 2014.


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