Zeina Nahleh, MD

Zeina Nahleh, MD
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Title Cancer Center Director
Department Hematology and Medical Oncology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Florida - Weston
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages Arabic, English, French, Spanish
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Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Blood Tests
  • Breast Cancer Risk Assessment
  • Breast Exam
  • Breast Health
  • Cancer Center
  • Cancer Risk Assessment
  • Cancer Screening
  • Cancer Supportive Care
  • Chemoprevention
  • Chemotherapy
  • Clinical Trials
  • Endocrine Treatment
  • Genetic Testing
  • Inpatient Care
  • Palliative Medicine
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Breast - Malignant Neoplasm
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer - Mass, Lump or Swelling
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Biography

About Zeina Nahleh, MD

Dr. Nahleh, is Director of the Cleveland Clinic Florida Maroone Cancer Center. She was previously Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Division of Hematology-Oncology at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, El Paso (TTUHSC-EP) and  prior to that  Associate Professor and Co-Leader of the Breast Cancer Multidisciplinary team at the Wayne State University-Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2017

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - The George Washington University Medical Center
Hematology and Oncology
Washington, DC USA
2003

Residency - George Wash. Univ. School of Medicine
Internal Medicine
Washington, DC USA
2002

Residency - American University of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon
1998

Medical School - American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine
New York, NY USA
1995

Undergraduate - American University of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon
1991

Additional Training

  • Dr. Nahleh is a Certified Principal Investigator (CPI) by the Academy of Clinical Research Professionals

Professional Highlights

  • Dr. Nahleh subspecializes in Breast Cancer. Her research interests were funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the Cancer Prevention Institute of Texas (CPRIT) and several scientific agencies, and focuses on innovative treatment of breast cancer, cancer survivorship care  and improving the quality of life of cancer patients.

     Dr Nahleh has authored over 50 articles and book chapters in the field of cancer and breast cancer research. Dr. Nahleh has a double American Board certification in Hematology and Medical Oncology.

Certifications

  • Hematology & Medical Oncology
  • Medical Oncology

Awards & Honors

  • Dr. Nahleh has received numerous awards including the  “Hero of Breast Cancer Award for Scientific Distinction”, the “Top Oncologists in El Paso, TX Award” , the “Patients’ Choice Award”,  the "Dean's Excellence in Research Award” , and  the “ Distinguished Chancellor’s Council Award for Research” from  the Texas Tech University Systems

Memberships

  • Dr. Nahleh is a principal investigator in the Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG) and has authored 2 SWOG protocols in Breast Cancer Neoadjuvant Therapy and Male Breast Cancer. She served in the NCI – Neoadjuvant and Metastatic breast committees and is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American College of Physicians.
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