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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

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

Jeffrey VanDeusen, MD, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Clinical interests: breast oncology, gastrointestinal oncology 
Research interests: breast oncology, gastrointestinal 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

Allan Espinosa,MD
Assistant Professor

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


 

Bhavana Konda, MD, MPH
Clinical Assistant Professor

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


 

Gastrointestinal Oncology

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

Jeffrey VanDeusen, MD, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Clinical interests: gastrointestinal oncology, breast oncology
Research interests: gastrointestinal oncology, breast oncology

 

 

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

Anterpreet Neki, MBBS
Assistant Professor

Clinical interests: head and neck oncology, gastrointestinal oncology, general oncology
Research interests: head and neck oncology, 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

 

Hospitalists

Jishu Das, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor                 

Clinical Interests: Internal Medicine

 

Rajalakshmi Esakky, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor                 

Clinical Interests: Internal Medicine

 

Marium Husain, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests: Internal Medicine

Sandipkumar Patel, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests: Internal Medicine


 

Imran Rafique, MBBS
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

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

 

 

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