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Comprehensive Cancer Center Directory


Blood Cancers
Director, UC Cancer Institute Medical Director, UC Barrett Cancer Center Professor & Chairman, Department of Radiation Oncology

Assistant Professor of Medicine
(513) 584-2203
saulius.girnius@uc.edu

Associate Professor of Medicine, Interim Chief, Division of Hematology Oncology, Director, Infusion Services UCMC
(513) 558-2115
tahir.latif@uc.edu

Associate Professor of Medicine, Interim Chief, Hematological Malignancies and Bone Marrow Transplantation Program
(513) 584-4268
stephen.medlin@uc.edu

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Brain Tumors
Director, UC Cancer Institute Medical Director, UC Barrett Cancer Center Professor & Chairman, Department of Radiation Oncology

Professor of Radiation Oncology and Neurosurgery

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Director, Hematology Oncology Fellowship
(513) 558-2119
rekha.chaudhary@uc.edu



Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology Professor Departments of Ophthalmology, Neurology, Neurosurgery
(513) 558-5151
karl.golnik@uc.edu



Associate Professor, Department of Radiology, UC College of Medicine
Pediatric Neuroradiologist, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
(513) 636-7591
James.Leach@cchmc.org

Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, UC College of Medicine
UC Health/Mayfield Clinic Neurosurgeon

Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology

Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology, UC College of Medicine
UC Health Head and Neck Surgeon
(513) 475-8400
Yash.Patil@uc.edu

H.B. Broidy Professor and Chair of Otolaryngology and Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs
(513) 475-8400
Myles.Pensak@uc.edu

Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology

Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology, UC College of Medicine
UC Health Otolaryngologist
(513) 475-8400
Ravi.Samy@uc.edu



Professor of Neurosurgery and Radiation Oncology, UC College of Medicine
Director, Brain Tumor Center
Mayfield Clinic Neurosurgeon
(513) 221-1100
Ronald.Warnick@uc.edu

Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology, UC College of Medicine
UC Health Otolaryngologist
(513) 475-8400
Lee.Zimmer@uc.edu

Frank H. Mayfield Professor and Chair of Neurosurgery

Breast Cancer
Director, UC Cancer Institute Medical Director, UC Barrett Cancer Center Professor & Chairman, Department of Radiation Oncology

Assistant Professor of Medicine
(513) 558-3851
mahmoud.charif@uc.edu

Professor of Surgery and Chair, Department of Surgery
(513) 558-5333
michael.edwards@uc.edu

Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology & Director of Residency Program

Associate Professor; Residency Program Director
(513) 584-3836
Shagufta.Khan@uc.edu

Professor of Surgery and Director, Division of Plastic, Reconstructive, Hand Surgery and Burn Surgery
(513) 558-4363
john.kitzmiller@uc.edu


Assistant Professor of Surgery
(513) 584-0412
jaime.lewis@uc.edu

Professor of Medicine, Director, UCCI Comprehensive Breast Cancer Program and Director, Medical Oncology
(513) 584-3810
elyse.lower@uc.edu

Department Chair, Eugene L. & Sue R. Saenger Professor of Radiological Sciences

Assistant Professor of Medicine


Gastrointestinal Cancer
Professor of Surgery; Director, Division of Surgical Oncology
(513) 584-7866
syed.ahmad@uc.edu

Director, UC Cancer Institute Medical Director, UC Barrett Cancer Center Professor & Chairman, Department of Radiation Oncology


Assistant Professor of Surgery, Director of Transplant Fellowship Program
(513) 558-3892
tayyab.diwan@uc.edu

Assistant Professor of Surgery; Associate Program Director
(513) 584-1387
julian.guitron@uc.edu

Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, UC College of Medicine
UC Health Gastroenterologist/Oncology Endoscopy
(513) 475-7645
Stephen.Kucera@uc.edu

Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, UC College of Medicine
UC Health Gastroenterologist

Associate Professor of Medicine, Interim Chief, Division of Hematology Oncology, Director, Infusion Services UCMC
(513) 558-2115
tahir.latif@uc.edu

Associate Professor of Medicine, Director, Inpatient Service UCMC

Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, UC College of Medicine
UC Health Gastroenterologist

Associate Professor of Surgery
(513) 558-3993
shimul.shah@uc.edu

Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, UC College of Medicine
UC Health Gastroenterologist
(513) 475-7505
milton.smith@uc.edu

Associate Professor of Surgery and Director, Division of Thoracic Surgery
(513) 584-1387
sandra.starnes@uc.edu

Professor of Surgery; Program Director, General Surgery Residency
(513) 584-8900
jeffrey.sussman@uc.edu

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Genitourinary Cancer
Associate Professor of Medicine
(513) 558-2158
nagla.karim@uc.edu

Director, UC Cancer Institute Medical Director, UC Barrett Cancer Center Professor & Chairman, Department of Radiation Oncology


Professor of Surgery and Director, Division of Urology
(513) 558-0983
james.donovan2@uc.edu

Associate Professor of Surgery

Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology

Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology & Director of Residency Program

Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology


Gynecologic Cancer
Associate Professor and Division Director, Gynecologic Oncology, UC College of Medicine
(513) 584-6373

Clinical Director University of Cincinnati Cancer Institute and Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, UC College of Medicine
(513) 558-2177
thomas.herzog@uc.edu

Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, UC College of Medicine
(513) 475-8284
Heather.Pulaski@uc.edu

Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, UC College of Medicine
(937) 395-8020

Head and Neck Cancer
Director, UC Cancer Institute Medical Director, UC Barrett Cancer Center Professor & Chairman, Department of Radiation Oncology

Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology, UC College of Medicine
UC Health Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
(513) 475-8444
ryan.collar@uc.edu



Assistant Professor of Medicine

Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology & Director of Residency Program

Associate Professor of Otolaryngology; Director, UC Health Voice & Swallowing Center
(513) 475-8400

Associate Professor of Medicine, Interim Chief, Division of Hematology Oncology, Director, Infusion Services UCMC
(513) 558-2115
tahir.latif@uc.edu

Assistant Professor, Section Chief Nuclear Medicine

Professor of Medicine, Co-Director, Comprehensive Lung Cancer Center, Associate Director, UCCI Translational Research and Director, Experimental Therapeutics
(513) 558-2158
john.morris2@uc.edu

Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology, UC College of Medicine
UC Health Head and Neck Surgeon
(513) 475-8400
Yash.Patil@uc.edu

Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
(513) 558-2158
trisha.wise@uc.edu

Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology, UC College of Medicine
UC Health Otolaryngologist
(513) 475-8400
Lee.Zimmer@uc.edu

Lung Cancer
Associate Professor of Medicine
(513) 558-2158
nagla.karim@uc.edu

Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, UC College of Medicine
Director, Interventional Pulmonary
(513) 558-4831
sadia.benzaquen@uc.edu

Assistant Professor of Surgery; Associate Program Director
(513) 584-1387
julian.guitron@uc.edu

Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology & Director of Residency Program

Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, UC College of Medicine
Fellowship Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care
Director, Hoxworth Medical Specialties
(513) 558-4831
peter.lenz@uc.edu

Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, UC College of Medicine
Director, Main Campus Ambulatory
(513) 475-8523
Dianne.Litwin@uc.edu

Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, UC College of Medicine
Division Director, Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
(513) 558-4831
frank.mccormack@uc.edu

Professor of Medicine, Co-Director, Comprehensive Lung Cancer Center, Associate Director, UCCI Translational Research and Director, Experimental Therapeutics
(513) 558-2158
john.morris2@uc.edu

Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, UC College of Medicine
UC Health Pulmonologist
(513) 558-4831
elsira.pina@uc.edu

Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology


Associate Professor of Surgery and Director, Division of Thoracic Surgery
(513) 584-1387
sandra.starnes@uc.edu

Associate Professor; Director of Surgical Pathology
(513) 584-7284
Jiang.Wang@uc.edu

Skin Cancer/Melanoma
Associate Professor of Medicine
(513) 558-2158
nagla.karim@uc.edu


Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
(513) 475-7300

Director, UC Cancer Institute Medical Director, UC Barrett Cancer Center Professor & Chairman, Department of Radiation Oncology

Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology, UC College of Medicine
UC Health Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
(513) 475-8444
ryan.collar@uc.edu

Professor of Surgery and Director, Division of Plastic, Reconstructive, Hand Surgery and Burn Surgery
(513) 558-4363
john.kitzmiller@uc.edu

Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology, UC College of Medicine
UC Health Head and Neck Surgeon
(513) 475-8400
Yash.Patil@uc.edu

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Professor of Surgery; Program Director, General Surgery Residency
(513) 584-8900
jeffrey.sussman@uc.edu