Christopher M Gallagher MD

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Christopher M. Gallagher, MD, Oncologist, Medical Director of Cancer Services, Washington Cancer Institute

Christopher Gallagher, MD, is Medical Director of Cancer Services of the Washington Cancer Institute and teaching attending physician at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Prior to joining the Hospital Center, Dr. Gallagher served as Chief of Hematology-Oncology Service for Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, was the Fellowship Program Director for the National Capital Consortium Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program, and the Deputy Director of the John P. Murtha Cancer Center at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

As an expert in breast medical oncology, Dr. Gallagher specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer through the use of hormone therapy, chemotherapy, and immunotherapy. His clinical interests include the treatment of advanced or metastatic disease through the use of novel therapeutic treatments.

Dr. Gallagher received his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine, where he graduated with honors and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society. He then joined the Walter Reed Army Medical Center where he completed a residency in internal medicine, and a fellowship in hematology/oncology.

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Managing cancer care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

by Christopher M. Gallagher, MD, Oncologist, Medical Director of Cancer Services, Washington Cancer Institute
May 08, 2020

Managing cancer is a constant battle. As with all serious illnesses, cancer patients have critical needs that can’t wait. And…