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Gregory Otterson, MD
Interim Division Director of Medical Oncology

Clinical interests: lung cancer
Research interests: methylation and gene silencing


 

Breast Oncology

Bhuvaneswari Ramaswamy, MD, MRCP
Associate Professor

Clinical interests: breast oncology; drug resistance
Research interests: experimental therapeutics; endocrine resistance

Shabana Dewani, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Clinical interests: breast oncology, head and neck oncology, general oncology
Research interests: general oncology, benign and malignant hematology

Maryam Lustberg, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor

Clinical interests: breast oncology
Research interests: breast cancer survivorship, novel blood based biomarkers

 

Anne Noonan, MD,MSc, MSRPI
Assistant Professor

Clinical interests: breast oncology, gastrointestinal malignancies

Research interests: development of biomarker driven targeted therapies for gastrointestinal malignancies through clinical trials and translational research with a specific focus on hepatobiliary cancers.

Raquel Reinbolt, MD
Assistant Professor

Clinical interests: breast oncology
Research interests: 
symptom-intervention clinical trials

 

Sagar Sardesai, MD, MBBS, MPH
Assistant Professor

Clinical interests: breast oncology
Research interests: breast oncology

Robert Wesolowski, MD
Assistant Professor

Clinical interests: breast oncology
Research interests: breast cancer immunology

 

Nicole Williams, MD
Assistant Professor

Clinical interests: breast oncology
Research interests: breast genomics


 

Endocrine Oncology

Manisha Shah, MD
Professor
Director, Neuroendocrine Tumor Clinic Program

Clinical interests: thyroid cancers; targeted therapies for cancers
Research interests: adrenal, neuroendocrine and thyroid cancers; targeted therapies for cancers

Bhavana Konda, MD, MPH
Clinical Assistant Professor

Clinical interests: neuroendocrine and thyroid cancers
Research interests: neuroendocrine and thyroid cancers


 

Gastrointestinal Oncology

Richard Goldberg, MD
Professor

Clinical interests: colorectal, other GI cancers; carcinoid/GI tract neuroendocrine cancers
Research interests: clinical trials, translational studies with laboratory collaborators on biologic specimens from patients with cancer, development of new cancer drugs.

Kristen Ciombor, MD, MSCI
Assistant Professor

Clinical interests: gastrointestinal oncology
Research interests: colorectal cancer, genomis profiling and biomarker
development, experimental therapeutics, phase I clinical trials.

John Hays, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor

Clinical interests: upper GI and colorectal cancers  
Research interests: developing new combinations of targeted therapies for peritoneal malignancies, including ovarian cancer, endometrial cancer, appendiceal carcinomas, and peritoneal carcinomatosis

Anterpreet Neki, MBBS
Assistant Professor

Clinical interests: gastrointestinal oncology, general oncology
Research interests: gastrointestinal oncology, general oncology


 

Anne Noonan, MD,MSc, MSRPI
Assistant Professor

Clinical interests: gastrointestinal malignanciesResearch interests: development of biomarker driven targeted therapies for gastrointestinal malignancies through clinical trials and translational research with a specific focus on hepatobiliary cancers.
 

Sameek Roychowdhury, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor

Clinical interests: advanced prostate cancer, colorectal cancer, soft tissue sarcoma, and rare cancer subtypes
Research interests: translating next generation DNA sequencing strategies for the development of genomics-driven clinical trials

 

Genitourinary Oncology

Steven Clinton, MD, PhD
Professor
Director, Prostate and Genitourinary Oncology Disease Committee

Clinical interests: prostate cancer; experimental therapies
Research interests: diet, nutrition, and cancer; etiology and prevention of genitourinary cancers

J. Paul Monk, MD
Clinical Associate Professor

Clinical interests: genitourinary malignancies including bladder, prostate, renal and testicular malignancies
Research interests: experimental therapeutics; human clinical trials. 

 

Amir Mortazavi, MD
Assistant Professor

Clinical interests: bladder cancer; genitourinary malignancies
Research interests: epigenetic modifications for prevention and treatment of genitourinary cancers

 

Thomas Olencki, MD
Clinical Professor

Clinical interests: renal cell carcinoma; skin cancer
Research interests: renal cell carcinoma; skin cancer

 

 

Head and Neck Oncology

Maura Gillison, MD, PhD
Professor
Director, Head and Neck Disease Committee

Clinical interests: head and neck malignancies
Research interests:
head and neck cancer, human papillomavirus, infectious-disease tumor associations

Shabana Dewani, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Clinical interests: general oncology
Research interests: general oncology, benign and malignant hematology


Robert Rupert, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Director, Medical Oncology at OSU East

Clinical interests: general hematology and oncology; blood disorders; sickle cell anemia
Research interests: general hematology and oncology

 

Hospitalists

Marium Husain, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor


Clinical Interests: Internal Medicine


 

Sandipkumar Patel, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests: Internal Medicine




 

Melanoma

Kari Kendra, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Director, Melanoma Disease Committee

Clinical interests: melanoma
Research interests: biotherapeutic approaches to the treatment of cancer

Joanne Jeter, MD
Associate Professor

Clinical interests: melanoma, genetics
Research interests: melanoma,
genetics
 

Thomas Olencki, MD
Clinical Professor

Clinical interests: renal cell carcinoma; skin cancer
Research interests: renal cell carcinoma; skin cancer

 

 

Outreach/General Oncology

Utkarsh Acharya, DO, FACP
Assistant Professor

Clinical interests: general oncology
Research interests: general oncology, hematology

 

Muhammed Alam, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Clinical interests: general oncology
Research interests: general oncology, hematology

Mark Collins, MD
Assistant Professor

Clinical interests: general oncology
Research interests: general oncology, hematology

Shabana Dewani, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Clinical interests: breast oncology, head and neck oncology, general oncology
Research interests: general oncology, benign and malignant hematology

Adewole Fawole, MBBS
Assistant Professor

Clinical interests: internal medicine, general oncology
 

 

Cassandra Grenade, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Clinical interests: general oncology
Research interests: general oncology, hematology

Anterpreet Neki, MBBS
Assistant Professor

Clinical interests: gastrointestinal oncology, general oncology
Research interests: gastrointestinal oncology, general oncology

Robert Rupert, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Director, Medical Oncology at OSU East

Clinical interests: general hematology and oncology; blood disorders; sickle cell anemia
Research interests: general hematology and oncology

 

 

Sarcoma

James Chen, MD
Assistant Professor

Clinical interests: personalized medicine, medicine in sarcoma, prostate, kidney and bladder cancers
Research interests
translational bioinformatics, integrative genomics, gene signatures
 

David A. Liebner, MD
Assistant Professor

Clinical interests: melanoma; sarcoma
Research interests: translational bioinformatics

 

Gabriel Tinoco, MD
Assistant Professor

Clinical interests: sarcoma
Research interests: sarcoma

 

 

Thoracic Oncology

Erin Bertino, MD
Assistant Professor

Clinical interests: inpatient hospitalization; general inpatient consult, thoracic oncology
Research interests: thoracic oncology

 

David Carbone, MD, PhD
Professor

Clinical interests: lung cancer, mesothelioma
Research interests: g
enetics; proteomics; biomarkers; targeted therapy

 

Kai He, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor

Clinical interests: lung cancer
Research interests: lung cancer

 

Peter Shields, MD
Professor

Clinical interests: lung cancer
Research interests:
cancer prevention, causes of cancer, breast and lung cancer

 

 

   

Research

Joseph Amann, PhD
Research Assistant Professor

Research interests: lung cancer, targeted therapies

 
 

Rajeswara Arasada, PhD
Research Assistant Professor

Research interests: lung and breast cancer

 

Tong Chen, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor

Research interests: cancer prevention, nutrition, carcinogenesis

 

Mikhail Dikov, PhD
Research Associate Professor

 

 

Wenrui Duan, PhD
Research Assistant Professor

Research interests: lung cancer genetics, the mechanisms by which genetic and epigenetic alterations contribute to chemoresistance of cancer therapeutics, and evaluations of novel chemotherapeutic agents with animal models

Elena Tchekneva, MD
Research Assistant Professor

Research interests: Dr. Tchekneva’s will be working in Dr. Carbone’s Lab on a NIH/NCI     funded RO1 grant 


 

 

Adjunct Faculty 

Shaheen Islam, MBBS
Associate Professor

Clinical Interests: interventional pulmonary medicine; asthma; lung cancer; pulmonary medicine and critical care
Research Interests: interventional pulmonary medicine; asthma
 

Timothy Cripe, MD, PhD

Specialties: Pediatrics, Medical Oncology, Hematology