Zeina Nahleh, MD
Treatment & Services
- Blood Tests
- Breast Cancer Risk Assessment
- Breast Exam
- Breast Health
- Cancer Center
- Cancer Risk Assessment
- Cancer Screening
- Cancer Supportive Care
- Clinical Trials
- Endocrine Treatment
- Genetic Testing
- Inpatient Care
- Palliative Medicine
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Breast - Malignant Neoplasm
- Breast Cancer
- Breast Cancer - Mass, Lump or Swelling
- Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (Ttp)
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - The George Washington University Medical Center
Hematology and Oncology
Washington, DC USA
Residency - George Wash. Univ. School of Medicine
Washington, DC USA
Residency - American University of Beirut
Medical Education - American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine
New York, NY USA
Undergraduate - American University of Beirut
- Dr. Nahleh is a Certified Principal Investigator (CPI) by the Academy of Clinical Research Professionals
Dr. Nahleh subspecializes in Breast Cancer and Cancer Survivorship. 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.
- 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
- 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.
Research & Publications
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58 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
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|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Knows Medical History||4.8|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.9|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.9|
6 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Apr 9, 2019
Dr. Nahleh is an excellent oncologist very caring very knowledgeable. It is very comforting to know that are health is in the hands of a physician who truly cares and has empathy with her patients.
Reviewed on Apr 4, 2019
wonderful office visit with Doctor and staff
Reviewed on Apr 2, 2019
Always open and professional yet personal and affectionately caring. Spends as much time as needed answering my questions despite having a full roster of other patients waiting her attention. I always feel as though I am the only person she is caring for each time I see her. A professional of the truest order and the best Doctor I've ever had the pleasure of being in the care of.
Reviewed on Feb 26, 2019
My Oncologist is a very caring, pro active doctor and i am very pleased and ckmfortabl with her. she is thorough and explains everything in a manner which I can understand. Dr. Naleah is the best.
Reviewed on Sep 18, 2018
Dr. Nahleh is absolutely wonderful. I'm very happy that she is my oncologist.
Reviewed on Sep 18, 2018
I do not mind waiting in the exam room because Dr. Nahleh is extremely thorough. That is what I like best about her.
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