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Hematology Oncology Faculty

Sakiko Suzuki, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMass Chan Medical School
Fellowship Program Director



Clinical Interests:
Classical Hematology, Myeloid Neoplasm
Medical School: Wayne State University School of Medicine, Michigan
Residency: Baystate Medical Center, Massachusetts
Fellowship: UMass Memorial Medical Center – UMass Chan Medical School, Hematology-Oncology


Jonathan M. Gerber, MD
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Hematology-Oncology
Medical Director, Cancer Center
Farrington Chair in Cancer Research

Clinical Interests: Hematologic Malignancy, Leukemia, Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplantation
Medical School: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Pennsylvania
Residency: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Pennsylvania


Tasneem Ali, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMass Chan Medical School
Inpatient Service Director, Hematology-Oncology



Clinical Interests:
GI Oncology, Melanoma
Medical School: JLN Medical College Raipur, Raipur, Madhya Pradesh
Residency: Steward - St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, Massachusetts
Fellowship: UMass Memorial Medical Center – UMass Chan Medical School, Hematology-Oncology


Poorva Bindal, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMass Chan Medical School




Clinical Interests:
Bone Marrow Transplantation, Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma
Medical School: Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal
Residency: Saint Francis Hospital, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Connecticut
Fellowship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Massachusetts


Doreen Brettler, MD
Professor of Medicine, UMass Chan Medical School
Director, New England Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center



Clinical Interests:
Adult Hematology / Medical Oncology, Classical Hematology, Bleeding and Clotting Disorders
Medical School: Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California
Residency: Stanford University Medical Center Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, California
Fellowship: Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Massachusetts


David Cachia, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Neuro/Oncology, UMass Chan Medical School




Clinical Interests:
Neuro/Oncology 
Residency: UMass Memorial Medical Center – UMass GME
Fellowship: UMass Memorial Medical Center – UMass GME, Neurophysiology
Fellowship: MD Anderson Cancer Center – Houston, Texas, Neuro/Oncology


Alice Gwendolyn Caffrey, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMass Chan Medical School




Clinical Interests:
Breast Cancer
Medical School: Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, New Jersey
Residency: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, New Hampshire
Fellowship: UMass Memorial Medical Center – UMass Chan Medical School, Hematology-Oncology


Jan Cerny, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, UMass Chan Medical School
Director, Leukemia Program, UMass Memorial Medical Center
Co-Director Blood and Bone Marrow Transplantation Program


Clinical Interests:
Chronic myelogenous leukemia, Bone marrow transplantation
Medical School: First Medical Faculty of Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
Residency: Charles University General Hospital, UMass Memorial Medical Center, UMass Chan Medical School
Fellowship: UMass Memorial Medical Center – UMass Chan Medical School, Hematology-Oncology


Kathryn Edmiston, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, UMass Chan Medical School
Associate Director, Comprehensive Breast Center and High-risk Breast Clinic, UMass Memorial Medical Center


Clinical Interests:
Breast Cancer
Medical School: University of Chicago School of Medicine, Illinois
Residency: University of Chicago Hospital, Illinois
Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital, Massachusetts


Andrew Gillis-Smith, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMass Chan Medical School




Clinical Interests:
Lymphoma and other hematological malignancies
Medical School: Icahn School of Medicine, New York
Residency: Brown University, Lifespan, GME, Rhode Island
Fellowship: UMass Memorial Medical Center – UMass Chan Medical School, Hematology-Oncology


Patan Gultawatvichai, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMass Chan Medical School
Medical Director, Multidisciplinary Hepatocellular Cancer Program



Clinical Interests:
Gastrointestinal malignancies, HCC
Medical School: Rangsit University Faculty of Medicine
Residency: Roger Williams Medical Center, Rhode Island
Fellowship: UMass Memorial Medical Center – UMass Chan Medical School, Hematology-Oncology


Sonali Harchandani, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMass Chan Medical School




Clinical Interests:
Lung Cancer, Sarcoma
Medical School: Seth G.S. Medical College, India
Residency: UMass Memorial Medical Center – UMass Chan Medical School
Fellowship: UMass Memorial Medical Center – UMass Chan Medical School, Hematology-Oncology


Matthew Hemming, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMass Chan Medical School




Clinical Interests:
Sarcoma
Medical School: Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Med. School, Massachusetts
Fellowship: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Massachusetts


Nahida Islam, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMass Chan Medical School




Clinical Interests:
Classical Hematology, Hematologic Malignancies, Lung Cancer, General Oncology
Medical School: Sir Salimullah Medical College, Dhaka, Bangaldesh
Residency: UMass Memorial Medical Center – UMass Chan Medical School
Fellowship: UMass Memorial Medical Center – UMass Chan Medical School, Hematology-Oncology


Shrinkhala Khanna, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMass Chan Medical School




Clinical Interests:
Classical Hematology
Medical School: Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi
Residency: UMass Memorial Medical Center – UMass Chan Medical School
Fellowship: Baystate Medical Center, Massachusetts


Sowmya Korapati, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMass Chan Medical School




Clinical Interests:
Gastrointestinal Malignancies
Medical School: Sri Venkateswara Medical College, Puducherry
Residency: Upstate University Hospital – SUNY, New York
Fellowship: State University of New York - Stony Brook, New York


Shaoguang Li, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine, UMass Chan Medical School




Medical School:
China Medical University, Taichung City, China
Education: Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, PhD, Cell & Molecular Biology


Abiramy Maheswaran, MD
Instructor in Medicine, UMass Chan Medical School




Clinical Interests:
Breast Cancer
Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts
Residency: UMass Memorial Medical Center – UMass Chan Medical School
Fellowship: UMass Memorial Medical Center – UMass Chan


Kriti Mittal, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMass Chan Medical School




Clinical Interests:
Clinical Research, Genitourinary Cancer, Prostate Cancer
Medical School: Grant Medical College, Bombay
Residency: Saint Vincent’s Hospital, Massachusetts
Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio


Shyam Patel, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMass Chan Medical School




Clinical Interests:
Bone marrow transplantation, Myelodysplastic syndrome, Leukemias, Lymphomas, Myeloma
Medical School: Drexel University, College of Arts and Sciences, Pennsylvania
Residency: Stanford University Medical Center, California
Fellowship: Stanford Cancer Institute, CA


Laurie Pearson, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMass Chan Medical School




Clinical Interests:
Bone marrow transplantation, Leukemia, Lymphoma
Medical School: Wake Forest School of Medicine, North Carolina
Residency: Tufts Medical Center, Massachusetts
Fellowship: Tufts Medical Center, Massachusetts


Glen Raffel, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, UMass Chan Medical School




Clinical Interests:
Bone marrow transplantation
Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine, Massachusetts
Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Massachusetts
Fellowship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Massachusetts


Muthalagu Ramanathan, MD
Professor of Medicine, UMass Chan Medical School
Director, Myeloma Program
Co-Director, Blood and Marrow Transplant Program


Clinical Interests:
Bone marrow transplantation, Hematologic Malignancy, Multiple Myeloma
Medical School: Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai, India, George Town
Residency: Roger Williams Medical Center-Boston University, Massachusetts
Fellowship: National Institutes of Health, Maryland


Madhavi Toke, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, UMass Chan Medical School
Medical Director, Simonds-Simon Regional Cancer Center



Clinical Interests:
Breast Cancer
Medical School: National Medical University of Russia, Moscow, Russia
Residency: Saint Vincent’s Hospital, MA
Fellowship: UMass Memorial Medical Center – UMass GME, Hematology-Oncology


William Walsh, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, UMass Chan Medical School




Clinical Interests:
Lung Cancer, Sarcoma, Head and Neck Cancers
Medical School: George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C.
Residency: Walter Reed Medical Center, Maryland
Fellowship: Walter Reed Medical Center, Maryland


Ming-Jin Wang, DO
Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMass Chan Medical School




Clinical Interests:
Genitourinary Cancer, Prostate Cancer
Medical School: Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Residency: UMass Memorial Medical Center – UMass Chan Medical School
Fellowship: UMass Memorial Medical Center – UMass Chan Medical School, Hematology-Oncology


Daniel Winokur, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMass Chan Medical School




Clinical Interests:
Classical Hematology, Hematologic Malignancy
Medical School: Albany Medical College, New York
Residency: Stony Brook University Hospital, New York
Fellowship: UMass Memorial Medical Center – UMass Chan Medical School, Hematology-Oncology


Rena Zheng, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMass Chan Medical School




Clinical Interests:
Classical Hematology, Anemia, Coagulation
Medical School: Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, PA
Residency: Boston Medical Center, Massachusetts
Fellowship: Boston Medical Center, Massachusetts