Yvonne Ottaviano

Yvonne L. Ottaviano, MD, is Director of Breast Oncology at The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Cancer Institute at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center in Baltimore. She also is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and a Staff Oncologist at St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore.

Dr. Ottaviano is board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology by the American Board of Internal Medicine and also is certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners. She is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, serves on the institutional review board of MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, and is Director of Cancer Conferences at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center.

Dr. Ottaviano is widely published in peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Nature Genetics, and Clinical Cancer Research. She is a frequent lecturer on breast cancer and bone metastases.

Dr. Ottaviano graduated magna cum laude with an MD from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and completed an internship and residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Medical Oncology at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Research Interests

Dr. Ottaviano's research interests include

  • Oncology
  • Breast cancer
  • Chemotherapy

Selected Research

Examples of Dr. Ottaviano's recent research projects include

Phase II efficacy and tolerability study of RTA 744 in breast cancer patients with progression of previously irradiated brain metastases

Phase II, single-arm, open-label study of trastuzumab MCC-DM1 administered intravenously to patients with HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer

View Dr. Yvonne Ottaviano's publications on PubMed

  • Research Areas
  • Oncology