Physicians & Staff

The Gastrointestinal Oncology Program specializes in treating and caring for patients with cancers in the digestive system. The program's multidisciplinary team includes gastroenterologists, surgical oncologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, radiologists, interventional radiologists, nurses, and a genetic counselor.

Surgery:

H. Richard Alexander, Jr., M.D.H. Richard Alexander, Jr., MD
Associate Chair for Clinical Research, Professor of Surgery
Special Interests: Gastrointestinal tumors including Pancreatic cancer; Colorectal cancer; primary and metastacic Liver cancer; Endocrine malignancies
Medical Degree: Georgetown Unversity School of Medicine
Residency: Bethesda Naval Hospital, General Surgery
Fellowship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Surgical Oncology
Certification: General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
410-328-7904 / appointments
410-328-7320 / academic office


Cherif Boutros, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Chief, Surgical Oncology, Baltimore Washington Medical Center
Special Interests: Gastrointestinal Malignancies including Hepatobiliary, Pancreatic, Gastric and Colorectal, Sarcoma and Endocrine Malignancies
Medical Degree:
Alexandria University, Alexandria Egypt
Residency: New York Presbyterian, (Columbia University); Morristown Memorial Hospital; Beth Israel Newark; Monmouth Medical Center; Surgery
Fellowship: Roger Williams Medical Center, Surgical Oncology
Certifications: Surgery, Surgical Oncology
410-553-8150 / appointments
410-553-8150 / academic office


Steven I. Hanish, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Director of Hepatobiliary Surgery

Medical Degree: Indiana University School of Medicine
Residency: Duke University, General Surgery
Fellowship: University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Transplant Surgery
Certification: Surgery
410-553-8150 / appointments
410-553-8150 / academic office


Nader Hanna, M.D.Nader Hanna, MD, FACS, FICS
Professor of Surgery
Director of Clinical Operations for General & Oncologic Surgery

Special Interests: Pancreatic Cancer; Colorectal Cancer and Sphincter Preservation Surgery (including minimally invasive Robotic and Laparoscopic approaches); Primary and Metastatic Liver Cancer; Gastric (Stomach) Cancer; Peritoneal Carcinomatosis and Peritoneal Surface Malignancies; Carcinoid Tumors; Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors; Retroperitoneal Sarcoma Adrenal Tumors; Endocrine Malignancies; Minimally Invasive Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery for GI Malignancies (colon, rectum, liver, stomach and pancreas)
Medical Degree: Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
Residency: St. Elizabeth's Medical Center (Tufts University) Boston, Surgery
Fellowship: University of Chicago, Surgical Oncology; Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Chicago, Biological Science
Certification: General Surgery; Surgical Oncology
410-328-7904 / appointments
410-328-7320 / academic office


Andrea Chao Bafford, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Special Interests: Sphincter-sparing surgery for colorectal cancer; Laparoscopic colon and rectal surgery; Treatment of anal malignancies
Medical Degree: Washington University School of Medicine
Residency: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, General Surgery
Fellowship: Mount Sinai Medical Center, Colon and Rectal Surgery
Certification: General Surgery; Colon and Rectal Surgery
410-328-7320 / appointments
410-328-7320 / academic office


Richelle Williams, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Special Interests:Advanced minimally invasive Surgical Oncology; Gastrointestinal Cancer; Melanoma; Sarcoma
Medical Degree: Harvard Medical School
Residency: University of Chicago Medical Center, General Surgery
Fellowship: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute - Complex Surgical Oncology
MHS: University of Chicago
Certification: General Surgery



Medical Oncology:

Yixing Jiang, M.D., Ph.D.Yixing Jiang, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine; Director, GI Medical Oncology
Special Interests: Gastrointestinal Malignancy
Medical Degree: Shanghai Medical University
Residency: Bronx Veterans Affair Medical Center
Fellowship: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Certification: Internal Medicine; Hematology; Oncology
410-328-7904 / appointments
410-328-2565 / academic office


Petr F. Hausner, M.D., Ph.D.Petr F. Hausner, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Special Interests: Melanoma, Kaposi Sarcoma, Mesothelioma, Lung cancer, Thymoma, Esophageal, Carcinoid; Gap Junctional communications, Epithelial-Mesothelial transition, Milky Spots.
Medical Degree: Charles University, Czechoslovakia
Residency: Charles University, Czechoslovakia
Fellowship: National Institutes of Health, Oncology
Certification: Internal Medicine; Oncology
410-328-7904 / appointments
410-328-2565 / academic office


Dan Zandberg, M.D.Dan Zandberg, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Special Interests: Head and Neck Cancer; Gastrointestinal Cancer
Medical Degree: Jefferson Medical College
Residency: The George Washington University Medical Center, Internal Medicine
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Center, Hematology/Oncology
Certification: Internal Medicine
410-328-7904 / appointments
410-328-2565 / academic office


Radiation Oncology:

Adeel Kaiser, MD
Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology
Special Interests: Bladder Cancer; Cancers of the billary tract; Gastrointestinal Cancer; Genitourinary Oncology; Head and Neck Cancer; Liver Cancers; Prostate Cancer; Prostate Cancer Prostatitis
Medical Degree
: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Residency
: University of California at Irvine, Radiation Oncology
Internship
: University of Chicago Hospitals, Internal Medicine
Certification
: Radiation Oncology
410-328-6080 / appointments

William Regine MD
Isadore and Fannie Schneider Foxman Chair and Professor of Radiation Oncology
Special Interests: Pancreatic Cancer; Gastrointestinal Malignancies; Head and Neck and Central Nervous System Cancers; Brain Tumor Treatment; Gamma Knife Radiosurgery; Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT)
Medical Degree
: State University of New York Health and Science Center
Residency
: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Fellowship
: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and University of Florida, Radiation Oncology
Certification
: Radiation Oncology
410-328-6080 / appointments
410-328-2326 / academic office



Gastroenterology:

Peter E. Darwin, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Special Interests: Pancreatitis; Pancreatic Cancer; Pancreatic Disease; Therapeutic Endoscopy; Hepatobiliary Disorders; GI Cancers
Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency
: University of Maryland Medical Center, Internal Medicine
Fellowship
: University of Maryland Medical Center, Gastroenterology
Certification
: Gastroenterology; Internal Medicine
410-328-3904 / appointments
410-328-5780 / academic office


Bruce D. Greenwald, MD
Professor of Medicine, Program in Oncology; Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship Training Program
Special Interests: Gastrointestinal cancer; Esophageal cancer;, Inflammatory Bowel Disease; Crohn's Disease; Ulcerative Colitis; Endoscopic Ultrasound; Laser Therapy
Medical Degree: University of Maryland
Residency
: University of Virginia, Medicine
Fellowship
: University of Maryland Medical Center, Gastroenterology
Certification
: Internal Medicine; Gastroenterology
410-328-5196 / appointments
410-328-8731 / academic office



Radiology:

Barry D. Daly, MD
Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine; Associate Vice Chairman for Research; Director, Abdominal Imaging
Special Interests: Ultrasound; Body-Computed Tomography; Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Medical Degree: University College, Dublin
Residency: Meath and Mater Hospitals, Dublin; St. James University Hospital, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Center, Abdominal Imaging
Certification: Diagnostic Radiology
1-800-492-5538 / appointments
1-410-328-8919 (news media only)



GI Program Coordinator:

Medhat NagibMedhat M. Nagib, MBBCh
410-328-7320



Nurse Practitioner:

William Setley, CRNP
410-328-7934

Latoya TaylorLaToya Taylor, CRNP
410-328-7320



Core Resources:

Genetic Counseling:

Jessica Scott, MGC
Certified Genetic Counselor
410-328-7904


Clinical Nutrition Services:

Jenny TaylorJenny Taylor, RD, LDN, CNSD
Senior Dietitian
410-328-5462


Psychosocial Services:


Patricia Widra, MDDr. Patricia Widra
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Special Interests: Anxiety Disorders; Consultation Liaison Psychiatry; Perinatal Mood; Women's Mental Health
Medical Degree: Rutgers University Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Psychiatry
866-408-6885 / appointments



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