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Thoracic Oncology

Physicians and Staff

The Thoracic Oncology team specializes in treating and caring for patients with lung and esophageal cancer and cancers metastatic to the chest. The multidisciplinary treatment team includes:

  • surgeons
  • thoracic radiologists
  • gastroenterologists
  • pulmonologists
  • radiation oncologists
  • medical oncologists
  • radiation oncologists
  • nurses
  • social workers

Medical Oncology:

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
410-328-2565 / academic office


Petr F. Hausner, M.D., Ph.D.Petr F. Hausner, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief, Hematology/Oncology VA Medical Center; Associate Professor of Medicine, Program in Oncology
Special Interests: Melanoma, Kaposi Sarcoma, Mesothelioma, Lung cancer, Thymoma, Esophageal, Carcinoid; Gap Junctional communications, Epithelial-Mesothelial transition, Milky Spots
Certification: Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
410-328-6236/appointments
410-328-2565/academic office


Heather D. Mannuel, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Special Interests: Medical Oncology, Genitourinary Cancer
Certification: Internal Medicine
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
Certification: Internal Medicine
410-328-7904 / appointments
410-328-2567 / academic office


Michelle Turner, M.S., C.R.N.P
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Nurse Practitioner
Certification: Adult Nurse Practitioner
410-328-7904 / appointments
410-328-3929 / academic office


Thoracic Surgery:


Whitney M. Burrows, M.D. Whitney Burrows, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Special Interests: Esophageal Cancer; Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease; Esophageal Motility Disorders; Lung Cancer; Mesothelioma; Emphysema; Thymectomy; Myasthenia Gravis; Sympathectomy; Hyperhidrosis
410-328-6366/appointments
410-328-6366/academic office


James M. Donahue, M.D. James M. Donahue, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Special Interests: Lung Cancer Surgery; Esophageal Cancer Surgery; Mediastinal Tumors; Mesothelioma; Metastatic Cancer to the Lung; Chest Wall Tumors, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease; Barrett's Esophagus; Esophageal Motility Disorders
Certification: General Surgery
410-328-6366/appointments
410-328-6366/academic office



Other Program Participants:

The following individuals are faculty members at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and treat patients at affiliated hospitals within the University of Maryland Medical System.

Linda W. Martin, M.D., M.P.H. Linda W. Martin, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Special Interests: Clinical Outcomes in the Treatment of Thoracic Malignancies, Multimodality Approaches to Lung and Esophageal Cancer, Smoking Cessation Interventions in Lung Cancer Patients
Residency: University of Minnesota, Surgery; University of California, Surgery; The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and Texas Heart Institute, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Fellowship: The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Certification: Thoracic Surgery, General Surgery
410-328-6236/appointments
410-328-2331/academic office


Radiation Oncology:


Mohan Suntharalingam, M.D.Mohan Suntha, M.D.
Vice Chair and Professor, Radiation Oncology
Special Interests: Thoracic Oncology, Head and Neck Cancer, GI Oncology
Medical Degree: Thomas Jefferson Medical College
Certification: Radiation Oncology
410-328-6236/appointments
410-328-2331/academic office


Steven J. Feigenberg, M.D.Steven J. Feigenberg, M.D.
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology; Director of Clinical Research; Director of the Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy Program; Director of Emerging Technology
Special Interests: Breast Cancer; Lung Cancer; Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT) for Lung, Liver and Spine Malignancies
Medical Degree: Hahnemann University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Florida, Gainesville
800-492-5538 / appointments
410-328-6080 / academic office


Minesh P. Mehta, M.B.B.Ch.Minesh P. Mehta, M.B.B.Ch.
Professor of Radiation Oncology, Medical Director, Maryland Proton Treatment Center
Associate Director of Clinical Research

Special Interests: Brain tumors; Lung cancer
Medical Degree: University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
Residency: University of Wisconsin
Certification: Radiation Oncology
410-328-6080 / appointments
410-328-2324 / academic office



Thoracic Radiology:

Charles S. White, M.D. Charles White, M.D.
Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
Special Interests: Thoracic Radiology
Certification: Internal Medicine, Radiology
410-328-5700/appointments
410-328-1296/academic office


Robert D. Pugatch, M.D. Robert Pugatch, M.D.
Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine; Vice Chair, Academic Affairs
Special Interests: Thoracic Imaging
Certification: Diagnostic Radiology
410-328-5700/appointments
410-328-3938/academic office



Gastroenterology:

Bruce D. Greenwald, M.D. Bruce D. Greenwald, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, Program in Oncology
Special Interests: Esophageal Cancer, GI Oncology, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Endoscopic Ultrasound, Laser Therapy
Certification: Internal Medicine
410-328-5196/appointments
410-328-8731/academic office



Pulmonary Medicine:

E. James Britt, M.D. E. James Britt, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Special Interests: Diagnostic Pulmonary Medicine, Bronchoscopy
Certification: Internal Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care
410-706-2171/appointments
410-706-2171/academic office



Nurse Practitioner:

Jaclyn Scholten, M.S.N., C.R.N.P.
410-328-6882



Nurse Coordinator:

Seantrese Wimbuish, R.N.
410-328-6882



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: July 2, 2014.