Joseph Lee Roswarski, MD| Lymphoma, Hematology | MedStar Health

Joseph Lee Roswarski, MD
Provider accepts MedStar Select insurance

4.9 out of 5 (38 reviews)

Specialties: Lymphoma, Hematology, Cellular Therapy, Medical Oncology

Languages: English

About me

Dr. Joseph Roswarski is fellowship-trained, board-certified medical hematologist oncologist affiliated with MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.  His medical career includes clinical care and research in hematologic malignancies, particularly lymphoma and multiple myeloma, at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and through volunteer service at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  He obtained his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine.

A decorated military veteran, Dr. Roswarski has received numerous awards during his time of military service as a medical officer.  Chief among these is the Bronze Star Medal – awarded for exceptionally meritorious service as the 201st Corps senior medical advisor. Additionally, he received the Meritorious Service Medal for his clinical care and leadership while at Tripler Army Medical Center in Hawaii.

Dr. Roswarski specializes in the treatment of hematologic cancers, particularly lymphoma, at the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.  The Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center is the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Washington, D.C. region. 

Dr. Roswarski’s philosophy of care is to first and foremost develop a strong rapport with his patients, focusing on empathy and understanding.  He is passionate about making sure that patients and their families are able to understand their diseases and treatment options, in terms that are easily digestible, so that decisions can be made collaboratively.  Finally, Dr. Roswarski is proud to be a part of the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, which will allow patients access to the cutting edge in cancer care and clinical trial opportunities.

About MedStar Georgetown Cancer Institute
MedStar Georgetown is part of the MedStar Georgetown Cancer Institute, which combines medical expertise, the latest therapies, and research across MedStar Health. Our research engine, the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, is the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Washington, D.C., region. This partnership means we provide access to cutting-edge clinical trials and the latest breakthroughs in cancer care.

In the News

U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin discuss his experiences and thank his treating physician, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital hematologist-oncologist Joseph L. Roswarski, MD, at the third annual Edward M. Kovach Cura Personalis Endowed Lecture.

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Clinical areas of focus

  • Biological Targeted Therapy
  • Bone Marrow Aspiration
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Chemotherapy
  • Cancer Immunotherapy
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Clinical Trials
  • Hairy Cell Leukemia
  • Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Indolent Lymphoma
  • Intrathecal Chemotherapy
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Lymphoma
  • Non Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Peripheral T Cell Lymphoma
  • Post Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder
  • Precision Medicine
  • Side Effects Of Cancer Treatment
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Cancer
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Hairy Cell Leukemia
  • Hematologic Malignancies
  • Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Indolent Lymphoma
  • Leukemia
  • Lymphoma
  • Non Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Peripheral T Cell Lymphoma
  • Post Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder
  • Side Effects Of Cancer Treatment
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Procedures I perform

  • Biological Targeted Therapy
  • Bone Marrow Aspiration
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Cancer Chemotherapy
  • Cancer Immunotherapy
  • Clinical Trials
  • Intrathecal Chemotherapy
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Precision Medicine
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Practice locations

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3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
Washington, DC, 20007

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Education

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology

Fellowship Program: Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences (2017)

Residency Program: Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences (2014)

Medical School: Indiana University-Purdue University (2011)

Ratings and reviews

  • Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition

    4.9
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    4.9
  • Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.9
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.9
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    5.0
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.9
  • Jan 29, 2024

    Dr. Roswarski is a HERO

  • Jan 18, 2024

    Dr. Roswarski is wonderful!! Good bedside manner, very concerned, answers all questions, very reassuring

  • Dec 18, 2023

    Very happy with the whole experience