Overview

Overview

Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center Speakers Bureau offers a full range of oncology topics. Educational sessions are available to physicians, nurses, hospitals and health care professionals. Past topics have included: management of late effects of cancer treatment, circulating tumor cells and renal cells advancements.

To customize a speaker’s program for your organization’s specific needs, or to learn more, email Jamie Ryan at ryanjam@ccf.org or call 216.442.3614.

Hematology & Medical Oncology

Hematology & Medical Oncology

Jame Abraham, MD
Specialty Interests: Breast Cancer Treatment
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

David Adelstein, MD
Specialty Interests: Head and Neck Cancer: A New Infectious Disease
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Anjali Advani, MD
Specialty Interests: Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Mir Ali, MD
Specialty Interests: Esophagus Cancer; Lung Cancer; Prostate Cancer; Thrombocytopenia
Locations: Strongsville Family Health Center

Faiz Anwer, MD
Specialty Interests: Myeloma
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

G Thomas Budd, MD
Specialty Interests: Breast Cancer; Sarcoma
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Hetty Carraway, MD
Specialty Interests: Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL), Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Aplastic Anemia, Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia, Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia (CMML), Myelodysplasia, Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS)
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Hamed Daw, MD
Specialty Interests: Breast Cancer; Lymphoma
Locations: Fairview Hospital

Robert Dean, MD
Specialty Interests: Hodgkin Lymphoma
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Bachar Dergham, MD
Specialty Interests: Colon Cancer; Lung Cancer
Locations: Independence Family Health Center

Donald Eicher, MD
Specialty Interests: Colon Cancer; Lung Cancer
Locations: Fairview Hospital

Bassam Estfan, MD
Specialty Interests: Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Pancreas Cancer, Anal Cancer, Biliary Tumors, Colon Cancer
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Pauline Funchain, MD
Specialty Interests: Melanoma
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Jorge Garcia, MD
Specialty Interests: Advanced Prostate Cancer
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Aaron Gerds, MD
Specialty Interests: MDS/ Myeloproliferative Disorders
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Aric Greenfield, MD
Specialty Interests: Molecular diagnostics applications to solid tumor risk stratification
Locations: Willoughby Hills Family Health Center

Abdo Haddad, MD
Specialty Interests: Geriatric Oncology
Locations: Fairview Hospital

Betty Hamilton, MD
Specialty Interests: GVHD
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Brian Hill, MD
Specialty Interests: Lymphoma
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Deepa Jagadeesh, MD
Specialty Interests: T-cell Lymphoma
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Matt Kalaycio, MD
Specialty Interests: Chronic Leukemia
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Kevin Kerwin, MD
Specialty Interests: Lung Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer
Locations: Fairview Hospital

Alok Khorana, MD
Specialty Interests: GI Cancers
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Omer Koc, MD
Specialty Interests: Lymphoma
Locations: Beachwood Family Health and Surgery Center

Megan Kruse, MD
Specialty Interests: Lobular Breast Cancer
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Mark Kyei, MD
Specialty Interests: Colon Cancer Screening and Surveillance
Locations: Independence Family Health Center

Susan LeGrand, MD
Specialty Interests: Palliative Medicine
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Lapman Lun, MD
Specialty Interests: Non-small cell lung cancer; Prostate Cancer Nutrition
Locations: Wooster Family Health & Surgery Center

Navneet Majhail, MD
Specialty Interests: BMT/ Late Effects
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Vinit Makkar, MD
Specialty Interests: Head and Neck Cancer; Lung Cancer; Iron Deficiency Anemia; Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia
Locations: Beachwood Family Health and Surgery Center

Paul Masci, DO
Specialty Interests: Prostate Cancer; Myeloma
Locations: Wooster Family Health & Surgery Center

Keith McCrae, MD
Specialty Interests: Thrombocytopenia, Thrombocytopenia in Pregnancy, ITP, Bleeding Disorders
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Michael McNamara, MD
Specialty Interests: Esophageal Cancer; Gastric Cancer
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Alex Mejia-Garcia, MD
Specialty Interests: Lymphoma
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Seema Misbah, MD
Specialty Interests: Breast Cancer
Locations: Strongsville Family Health and Surgery Center

Alberto Montero, MD
Specialty Interests: Breast Cancer, Cancer Immunotherapy, Health Policy
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Halle Moore, MD
Specialty Interests: Breast Cancer Treatment, Survivorship, Late Effects of Therapy, Special Issues of Young Women with Breast Cancer
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Sudipto Mukerjee, MD
Specialty Interests: MDS
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Aziz Nazha, MD
Specialty Interests: MDS/Technology
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Michael Nemunaitis, MD
Specialty Interests: GI Cancers; Cancer Screening
Locations: Hillcrest Hospital and Twinsburg Family Health and Surgery Center

Moshe Ornstein, MD, MA
Specialty Interests: Renal Cancer
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Bhumika Patel, MD
Specialty Interests: CHIP
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Nathan Pennell, MD
Specialty Interests: Lung Cancer
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Brad Pohlman, MD
Specialty Interests: Follicular Lymphoma
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Christy Samaras, DO
Specialty Interests: General Hematology
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Yogen Saunthararajah, MD
Specialty Interests: MDS
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Mikkael Sekeres, MD, MS
Specialty Interests: Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL), Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Bone Marrow Failure Disorders, Myelodysplasia
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Dale Shepard, MD
Specialty Interests: Sarcoma
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Bernard Silver, MD
Specialty Interests: Coagulopathies
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Ronald Sobecks, MD
Specialty Interests: BMT - Acute Leukemia
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Tim Spiro, MD
Specialty Interests: Melanoma
Locations: Fairview Hospital

James Stevenson, MD
Specialty Interests: Mesothelioma
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Jason Valent, MD
Specialty Interests: Amyloidosis
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Kenneth Weiss, MD
Specialty Interests: Lung Cancer; Breast Cancer; Prostate Cancer; Genomics
Locations: Twinsburg Family Health and Surgery Center

Palliative Medicine

Palliative Medicine

Susan LeGrand, MD
Specialty Interests: Palliative Medicine vs. Hospice, Cancer Pain Management, Pain Management with Case Studies, Using Communication to Build Relationships, Breaking Bad News, Care of the Dying Patient, Cancer Related Fatigue, Delirium in Palliative Medicine
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Katie Neuendorf, MD
Specialty Interests: Palliative Medicine vs. Hospice, Cancer Pain Management, Using Communication to Build Relationships, Discussing Prognosis, Code Status Discussions, How to make a smooth transition to Hospice care, Symptoms of the Actively Dying, Breaking Bad News, Treating Constipation, Care of the Dying Patient, How to effectively Utilize Palliative Medicine Consultations, Palliative Medicine in Chronic Heart Failure
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Laura Shoemaker, DO
Specialty Interests: Palliative Medicine vs. Hospice, Cancer Pain Management, Hospice Transitions, Nausea and Vomiting, How to effectively Utilize Palliative Medicine Consultations, Symptom Assessment in Palliative Medicine
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Ruth Lagman, MD
Specialty Interests: Palliative Medicine vs. Hospice, Pain Management with Case Studies, Symptoms of the Actively Dying, Hospice Transitions, Cancer Related Fatigue, How to effectively Utilize Palliative Medicine Consultations
Location:Main Campus

Krista Dobbie, MD
Specialty Interests: Palliative Medicine vs. Hospice, Cancer Pain Management, Nausea and Vomiting, How to effectively Utilize Palliative Medicine Consultations, Palliative Medicine in Chronic Heart Failure, Ethics and End of Life Care
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Susan McInnes, MD
Specialty Interests: Palliative Medicine vs. Hospice, Cancer Pain Management, Discussing Prognosis, Treating Constipation, Nausea and Vomiting, Integration of Palliative Care into Oncology, How to effectively Utilize Palliative Medicine Consultations
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Renato Samala, MD
Specialty Interests: Palliative Medicine vs. Hospice, Cancer Pain Management, How to make a smooth transition to Hospice care, Symptoms of the Actively Dying, Care of the Dying Patient, Nausea and Vomiting
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

David Harris, MD
Specialty Interests: Palliative Medicine vs. Hospice, Cancer Pain Management, Pain Management with Case Studies, Using Communication to Build Relationships, Discussing Prognosis, Code Status Discussions, Breaking Bad News, Treating Constipation, Care of the Dying Patient, Nausea and Vomiting, Cancer Related Fatigue, Integration of Palliative Care into Oncology, Ethics and End of Life Care, Pain Management in the Elderly, Palliative Care in Geriatrics
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Chirag Patel, MD
Specialty Interests: Palliative Medicine vs. Hospice, Cancer Pain Management, Symptoms of the Actively Dying, Nausea and Vomiting, Cancer Related Fatigue, Delirium in Palliative Medicine, Cancer Pain and the Opioid Epidemic, Symptom Assessment in Palliative Medicine, Palliative Medicine Approach to Metastatic Spinal Cord Compression
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Radiation Oncology

Radiation Oncology

John Suh, MD
Specialty Interests: Adult and Pediatric Brain Tumors, Gamma Knife Radiosurgery, Intensity-modulated Radiation Therapy, Pediatric Radiotherapy, Radiation Sensitizers
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Mohammad Abazeed, MD, PhD
Specialty Interests: Lung, Pancreas
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Sudha Amarnath, MD
Specialty Interests: GI Cancers, Rectal Cancer, GYN
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Eshan Balagamwala, MD
Specialty Interests: Gastrointestinal cancers, SBRT, CNS cancers, palliative care
Locations: Moll Cancer Center at Fairview Hospital

Camille Barriochoa, MD
Specialty Interests: General Radiation Oncology
Locations: Akron General

Henry Blair, MD
Specialty Interests: Palliative Care, Breast Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Lung Cancer, Gyn Cancer, Brachytherapy, Head & Neck Cancer
Locations: Hillcrest Hospital

Joycelin Canavan, MD
Specialty Interests: General Radiation Oncology
Locations: Mansfield Cancer Center

Samuel Chao, MD
Specialty Interests: CNS tumors, Gamma Knife Radiosurgery, Image-guided Radiation Therapy, Spine SRS/SBRT Radiosurgery, Brain metastases
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Sheen Cherian, MD
Specialty Interests: GYN, Lymphoma
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Jay Ciezki, MD
Specialty Interests: Brachytherapy, Prostate cancer
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Lee Daesung, MD
Specialty Interests: Breast Cancer, Prostate cancer
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Wooster

Philip Engeler, MD
Specialty Interests: General Radiation Oncology
Locations: Sandusky Cancer Center

Mitch Fromm, MD
Specialty Interests: General Radiation Oncology
Locations: Akron General

John Greskovich, MD
Specialty Interests: Head and Neck, Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy, Image-guided Radiation Therapy, Adaptive Radiation Therapy
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Florida - Weston

Susan Hong, MD
Specialty Interests: General Radiation Oncology
Locations: Akron General

Nikhil Joshi, MD
Specialty Interests: Head and Neck Cancers, Melanoma, Non-Melanoma
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Lanea Keller, MD
Specialty Interests: Prostate Cancer, Breast, Lung, Rectal, Side effects of Radiation Therapy, Patient Support Groups, Patient Survivorship
Locations: Independence Family Health Center

Shlomo Koyfman, MD
Specialty Interests: Head and Neck Cancers
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Anthony Mastroianni, JD, MBA, MD
Specialty Interests: General Radiation Oncology
Locations: Moll Cancer Center at Fairview Hospital

Omar Mian, MD
Specialty Interests: Prostate, Bladder
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Erin Murphy, MD
Specialty Interests: Pediatric tumors, Pediatric CNS tumors
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Betty Obi, MD
Specialty Interests: Breast, Lung, GYN, Rectal, Anal , General radiation oncology, Patient survivorship, Patient support group, Community Outreach
Locations: Hillcrest Hospital

Ashok Ramalingam, MD
Specialty Interests: General Radiation Oncology
Locations: Akron General

Rajan Saju, MD
Specialty Interests: General Radiation Oncology
Locations: Sandusky Cancer Center

Jacob Scott, MD, DPhil
Specialty Interests: Sarcoma, Lung SBRT, Body SBRT, Interstitial brachytherapy
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Chirag Shaha, MD
Specialty Interests: Breast, sarcoma, heart-sparing RT, Malignant Lymphomas, PET-CT Guided Radiotherapy, partial breast irradiation, hyperthermia, intraoperative radiation
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Kevin Stephans, MD
Specialty Interests: Prostate cancer, Lung cancer, Pancreatic cancer, Liver malignancies, GU malignancies, Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy and Radio Protectors
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Rahul Tendulkar, MD
Specialty Interests: Breast cancer, Prostate cancer, Brachytherapy and Genitourinary cancers
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Jennifer Yu, MD, PhD
Specialty Interests: CNS malignancies, Brain metastases, Gamma Knife Radiosurgery. Hyperthermia for recurrent breast cancer and melanoma. Radiation therapy and cancer stem cells
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Andrew Vassil, MD
Specialty Interests: General Radiation Oncology, Breast, Lung and Prostate Cancer
Locations: Strongsville Family Health Center

Gregory Videtic, MD
Specialty Interests: Lung cancer, Esophageal cancer, Mesothelioma, Mediastinal tumors, Lung Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Mike Weller, MD
Specialty Interests: General Radiation Oncology
Locations: Hillcrest Hospital

Neil Woody, MD
Specialty Interests: Head and Neck, Hepatobiliary Malignancies, Pancreatic Cancers
Locations: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus