Hematology and Medical Oncology Fellowship

Aarthi Shenoy

Aarthi Shenoy, MD

Program Director, Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program
Washington Cancer Institute
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Washington, D.C. 20010
(202) 877-6998

Practice Focus

  • Malignant and benign disorders of the blood and blood forming organs

Education

  • BS, Microbiology with Honor, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA (1993)
  • MD, University of Iowa, College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA (1997)

Residency

  • University of California, San Diego, CA (2004)

Fellowship

  • National Cancer Institute and National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), Bethesda, MD (2007)

Board Certifications

  • Board certified in internal medicine (2000)

  • Board certified in oncology (2018)

  • Board certified in hematology (2017)

Dennis A. Priebat, MD, FACP

Associate Program Director, Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program
Washington Cancer Institute
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Washington, D.C. 20010
(202) 877-6998

Practice Focus

  • Soft Tissue and Bone Sarcoma

  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST)

Education

  • BS, State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY

  • MD, State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY

Residency

  • MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C.

Fellowship

  • University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Board Certifications

  • Board certified in internal medicine (1978)

  • Board certified in oncology (1981)

  • Board certified in hematology (1980)

Christopher Gallagher

Christopher Gallagher, MD

Medical Director of Cancer Services
Washington Cancer Institute
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Washington, D.C. 20010
(202) 877-6998

Practice Focus

  • Breast Diseases

  • Breast Cancer

Education

  • BS, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN (1990)

  • MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C. (1994)

Residency

  • General Surgery Residency - Walter Reed AMC, Washington, D.C.

  • Internal Medicine Residency - Walter Reed AMC, Washington, D.C.

Fellowship

  • Hematology/Oncology Fellowship - Walter Reed AMC, Washington, D.C.

Board Certifications

  • Board certified in internal medicine (1994)

  • Board certified in medical oncology (2004)

  • Board certified in hematology (2005)

David Perry

David J. Perry, MD, FACP

Medical Director, Clinical Research
Washington Cancer Institute
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Washington, D.C. 20010
(202) 877-6998

Practice Focus

  • Gastrointestinal Cancers

Education

  • Princeton University, Princeton, NJ (1966-1970)

  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (1970-1974)

Residency

  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C.

  • Hematology-Oncology Fellowship, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C.

Board Certifications

  • Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners

  • Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Diplomate of Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Diplomate of Hematology, American Board of Internal Medicine

Vera Malkovska, MD, FRCPath

Director, Hematology
Washington Cancer Institute
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Washington, D.C. 20010
(202) 877-6998

Practice Focus

  • Hematological malignancy, including lymphoma, leukemia, and multiple myeloma

  • Malignant and benign disorders of the blood and blood forming organs

Education

  • Charles University Medical School, Prague, Czechoslovakia (1970-1976)

  • MD Charles University Medical School, Prague, Czechoslovakia (1976)

  • Royal College of Pathologists, United Kingdom (1987)

Residency

  • Northwick Park Hospital, London, U.K. (1984)

Fellowship

  • St George’s Hospital Medical School, London, U.K. (1998)

Board Certifications

  • Board certified in internal medicine

  • Board certified in hematology

Kelly W. Fitzpatrick, MD

Attending Physician
Washington Cancer Institute
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Washington, D.C. 20010
(202) 877-6998

Practice Focus

  • Coagulation disorders, anemia, platelet disorders, leukemia, myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative disorders, thrombosis, chronic and acute leukemia

  • Malignant and benign disorders of the blood and blood forming organs

Education

  • Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C. (2006)

Residency

  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2009)

Fellowship

  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2012)

Board Certifications

  • Board certified in internal medicine (2009)

  • Board certified in medical oncology (2012)

  • Board certified in hematology (2012)

George Philips

George K. Philips, MD, MBBS, MPH, FACP

Attending Physician
Washington Cancer Institute
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Washington, D.C. 20010
(202) 877-6998

Practice Focus

  • Genitourinary Cancer (Prostate, Kidney, Bladder, and Testes Cancer)

  • Lung Cancer

Education

  • MD, Grant Medical College, Bombay University, India (1986)

  • Harvard Graduate School, Boston, MA (1999)

Residency

  • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO (1993)

Fellowship

  • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO (1995)

Board Certifications

  • Board certified in internal medicine (1993)

  • Board certified in oncology (1995)

  • Board certified in hematology (1996)

  • Healthcare Management (2010)

James E. Shaw, MD, MPH

Attending Physician
Washington Cancer Institute
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Washington, D.C. 20010
(202) 877-6998

Practice Focus

  • Gastrointestinal Malignancies

  • Neuroendocrine Tumors

  • Carcinoma of Unknown Primary

Education

  • BS, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA (1980)

  • MD, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science/University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA (1985)

  • MPH, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC (1993)

Residency

  • Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA (1985-1988)

Fellowship

  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (1989-1991)

  • UNC at Chapel Hill, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars (1991-1993)

Board Certifications

  • Board certified in internal medicine (1990)

  • Board certified in oncology (1991)

Suthee Rapisuwon

Suthee Rapisuwon, MD

Attending Physician
Washington Cancer Institute
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Washington, D.C. 20010
(202) 877-6998

Practice Focus

  • Cutaneous Oncology (Melanoma, Basal Cell Carcinoma, Merkel Cell Carcinoma)

  • Mucosal and Acral Lentiginous Melanoma

  • Cancer Immunotherapy for Cutaneous Oncology

Education

  • Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital Mahidol University, Thailand (2003)

Residency

  • University Hospital Case Medical Center/Rainbow Babies & Children Hospital (2012)

Fellowship

  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2015)

Board Certifications

  • Board certified in internal medicine (2011)

  • Board certified in medical genetics and genomics (2013)

  • Board certified in medical oncology (2015)

  • Board certified in hematology (2015)

Ami Chitalia, MD

Attending Physician
Washington Cancer Institute
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Washington, D.C. 20010
(202) 877-6998

Practice Focus

  • Treatment of breast cancer using chemotherapy, endocrine therapy, and targeted novel therapies through clinical trials

  • Symptom management and setting goals of care as they pertain to patients with advanced or complicated diagnoses

Education

  • Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine (2010)

Residency

  • Residency Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2013)

Fellowship

  • Fellowship Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2017)

  • Fellowship Program: Mount Sinai Medical Center (2014)

Board Certification

  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology

  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology

  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine

  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

Hedy P. Smith, MD, Ph.D

Attending Physician
MedStar Washington Cancer Institute
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Washington, D.C. 20010
(202) 877-6998

Practice Focus

  • Diagnosis and treatment of hemoglobin disorders, including thalassemia and sickle cell disease; bleeding and thrombotic disorders; cytopenias; immune disorders, such as immune thrombocytopenic (or ITP), autoimmune hemolytic anemias, and common variable immune deficiency; and myeloproliferative neoplasms and other malignant blood diseases

Education

  • Medical School: University of Tennessee - Memphis (1997)

Residency

  • Residency Program: Tufts Medical Center (2000)

Fellowship

  • Fellowship Program: New York University Medical Center (2003)

Board Certification

  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology

  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

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