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Medical Oncology/Hematology

Physicians and Staff

The Medical Oncology/Hematology team provides primary cancer treatment, continuous follow-up, consultations, and second opinions for cancer management. The Center's medical oncologists and hematologists serve as leaders on the multidisciplinary disease treatment teams, working closely with other cancer specialists.


Ashraf Z. Badros, M.D.Ashraf Z. Badros, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Special Interests: Multiple Myeloma Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant
Medical Degree: Ain Shams University, College of Medicine
Residency: Ain Shams University, Harbor Hospital Center/University of Maryland
Fellowship: Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Georgetown University Medical Center, Lombardi Cancer Center
Certification: Internal Medicine; Medical Oncology
410-328-7904 / appointments
410-328-1230 / academic office


Maria R. Baer, M.D.Maria R. Baer, M.D.
Professor of Medicine; Director, Hematologic Malignancies Program
Special Interests: Acute Leukemia; Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Medical Degree: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Residency: Vanderbuilt University, Medicine
Fellowship: Vanderbilt University, Hematology
Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology
410-328-7904 / appointments
410-328-8708 / academic office


Arnob Banerjee, M.D., Ph.D.Arnob Banerjee, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Special Interests: Hematologic Malignancies; Immunology
Medical Degree: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Internal Medicine
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Hematology and Oncology
Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology
410-328-7904 / appointments
410-328-8708 / academic office


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


Vu H. Duong, M.D.Vu H. Duong, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Medical Degree: University of Virginia School of Medicine
Residency: University of Virginia, Internal Medicine
Fellowship: H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center at the University of South Florida, Hematology and Medical Oncology
Certification: Internal Medicine
410-328-7904 / appointments
410-328-2567 / academic office


Martin Joseph Edelman, M.D.Martin Joseph Edelman, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Head, Solid Tumor Section

Special Interests: Cancer; Thoracic Oncology Malignancies
Medical Degree: Albany Medical College
Residency: U.S. Naval Medical Center of San Diego
Fellowship: U.S. Naval Medical Center of San Diego
Certification: Internal Medicine; Oncology
410-328-7904 / appointments


Ashkan Emadi, M.D., Ph.D.Ashkan Emadi, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Special Interests: Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML); Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL); Acute Leukemia secondary to Myelodysplastic Syndromes or Myeloproliferative Neoplasms
Medical Degree: M.D., Tehran University of Medical Sciences, School of Medicine; Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology at Chicago, Organic Chemistry
Residency: Universities of Kentucky and Cincinnati Schools of Medicine, Internal Medicine
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Hematology and Oncology
Certification: Internal Medicine; Hematology
410-328-7904 / appointments
410-328-2596 / academic office


Josephine Feliciano, M.D.Josephine Feliciano, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Special Interests: Thoracic Oncology
Medical Degree: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Residency: Georgetown University Hospital, Internal Medicine
Fellowship: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Hematology and Oncology
Certification: Internal Medicine
410-328-7904 / appointments
410-328-7225 / academic office


Nancy Maureen Hardy, M.D.Nancy Maureen Hardy, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Special Interests: Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
Medical Degree: University of Washington School of Medicine
Fellowship: Duke University Medical Center, Medical Oncology; National Cancer Institute, Blood & Marrow Transplantation; National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Disease, Infectious Diseases
Certification: Internal Medicine; AIM; Medical Oncology
410-328-7904 / appointments
410-328-0372 / academic office


Ronald B. Gartenhaus, M.D.Ronald B. Gartenhaus, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Special Interests: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia; Indolent Lymphomas
Medical Degree: Universidad del Noreste, Tampico, Mexico
Residency: SUNY, Stony Brook, Medicine
Fellowship: MD Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute, Medical Oncology
Certification: Internal Medicine; Medical Oncology
410-328-7904 / appointments
410-328-2594 / 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
410-328-2567 / 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
410-328-2596 / academic office


Arif Hussain, M.D.Arif Hussain, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Special Interests: Solid Tumors; Urologic Oncology; Cancer
Medical Degree: Howard University
Residency: Washington Hospital Center
Fellowship: Greenebaum Cancer Center, Hematology/Oncology
Certification: Medical Oncology; Internal Medicine
410-328-7904 / appointments
410-328-7225 / academic office


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
410-328-7225 / academic office


Amy S. Kimball, M.D., Ph.D.Amy S. Kimball, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Special Interests: Lymphoma
Medical Degree: University of Maryland
Residency: Sinai Hopsital of Baltimore, Internal Medicine
Fellowship: University of Maryland, Hematology/Oncology
Certification: Internal Medicine; Medical Oncology
410-328-7904 /appointments
410-328-8708 /academic office


Michael Kleinberg, M.D., Ph.D.Michael Kleinberg, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Director, University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer's Infectious Disease Program; Assistant Professor of Medicine
Special Interests: Infectious Diseases; Cancer
Medical Degree: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency: New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center, Medicine
Fellowhip: National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Infectious Diseases Certification: Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease


Heather D. Mannuel, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Special Interests: Medical Oncology, Genitourinary Cancer
Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland School of Medicine, Internal Medicine
Fellowhip: University of MD Medical System, Hematology/Oncology
Certification: Internal Medicine
410-328-7904 / appointments
410-328-2567 / academic office


Aaron P. Rapoport, M.D.Aaron P. Rapoport, M.D.
Gary Jobson Professor in Medical Oncology; Director, Gene Medicine/Lymphoma; Associate Director, Bone Marrow/Stem Cell Transplant Program
Special Interests: Blood and Marrow Transplantation (BMT)-Autologous/Allogeneic, Hematologic Malignancies; Cancer
Medical Degree: Harvard University Medical School
Residency: Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester
Fellowship: University of Rochester School of Medicine, Hematology; University of Rochester, Blood and Marrow Transplantation
Certification: Hematology; Internal Medicine
410-328-7904 / appointments
410-328-1230 / academic office


Paula M. Rosenblatt, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Special Interests: Breast Oncology; Hematology/Oncology
Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland Medical System
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical System


Douglas D. Ross, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine; Assistant Director, UM Greenebaum Cancer Center Education; Head, Developmental Therapeutics
Special Interests: Developmental Therapeutics; Hospice and Palliative Care; Cancer
Medical Degree: Emory University
Residency: Vanderbilt University Hospital
Fellowship: Baltimore Cancer Research Program/ National Cancer Institute, Oncology
Certification: Oncology; Internal Medicine
410-328-7904 / appointments
410-328-3685 / academic office


Edward A. Sausville, M.D., Ph.D.Edward A. Sausville, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine; Associate Director for Clinical Research, The University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center
Special Interests: Solid Tumors; Lymphomas
Medical Degree: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York
Residency: Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston
Fellowship: National Cancer Insitute, Clinical Oncology
Certification: Internal Medicine; Medical Oncology
410-328-7904 / appointments
410-328-7394 / academic office


Saul Yanovich, M.D. Mya S. Thein, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Special Interest: Benign Hematology; Sickle Cell Disease; Hemoglobinopathy
Medical Degree: University of Medicine 1, Yangon, Myanmar
Residency: MedStar Harbor Hospital Center, Internal Medicine
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Center
Certification: Internal Medicine
410-328-7904 / appointment
410-328-6373 / academic office


Katherine H. Tkaczuk, M.D.Katherine H. Tkaczuk, M.D.
Professor of Medicine; Director, Breast Evaluation Program
Special Interests: Breast Cancer
Medical Degree: Wrodaw Medical Academy
Residency: St. Agnes Hospital, Internal Medicine
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Center, Hematology/Oncology
Certification: Oncology; Internal Medicine
410-328-7904 / appointments
410-328-7394 / academic office


Saul Yanovich, M.D.Saul Yanovich, M.D.
Professor of Medicine; Clinical Director, Blood and Marrow Transplantation (BMT);
Special Interests: Blood and Marrow Transplantation (BMT); Cancer
Medical Degree: Javeriana University School of Medicine, Bogota, Columbia
Residency: University of Miami Hospitals, Miami, FL
Fellowship:Dana Farber Cancer Center Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Certification: Internal Medicine; Hematology; Medical Oncology
410-328-7904 / appointments
410-328-1230 / academic office


Jean Adel Yared, M.D.Jean Adel Yared, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Special Interests: Bone Marrow Transplantation; Hematologic malignancies
Medical Degree: St. Joseph University
Residency: Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Internal Medicine
Fellowship: University of Maryland, Hematology/Oncology; Hotel Dieu de France Hospital, Institut Gustave Roussy, Hematology/Oncology
Certification: Hematology/Oncology; Internal Medicine
410-328-7904 / appointments
410-328-1230 / 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; Hematology; Medical Oncology
410-328-7904 / appointments
410-328-2565 / academic office


Ann Butler Zimrin, M.D.Ann Butler Zimrin, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Special Interests: Hematology
Medical Degree: University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine
Residency: University of California, San Francisco, Internal Medicine
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Hematology Oncology
Certification: Internal Medicine; Medical Oncology, Hematology
410-328-7904 / appointments
410-328-2596 / academic office



Core Resources

Genetic Counseling:

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: 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: August 7, 2014.