Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Samhita Chakraborty, MD

Dr. Samhita Chakraborty specializes in both medical oncology and hematology. She finished her fellowship in hematology /oncology from the University of Virginia and since then has been living and working in New Jersey. She has been treating patients in the New York / New Jersey area for 5 years.

She sees patients with both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, as well as wide variety of oncologic malignancies. She has a special interest in gasrointestinal and breast cancers. She has been actively involved in clinicalal trials on patients with pancreatic cancer.

Seth H. Berk, MD

Dr. Seth Howard Berk specializes in hematology/oncology, and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. For more than 13 years, he has been treating patients in the Mount Holly community. Dr. Berk is the Section Chief of hematology/oncology at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Assistant Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Co-Chairman of the Internal Medicine Physician Peer Review Committee. He is actively involved in enrolling patients in clinical trials.

Dr. Berk received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in internal medicine and conducted his fellowship in both hematology and oncology at the Hospital of the University of Chicago. He was involved in both clinical and laboratory research, where his focus was on the development of new chemotherapy agents to treat a variety of cancers.

Dr. Berk is a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society of Hematology.

Joel Silver, MD

Dr. Joel Silver specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency as well as his fellowship at University of Connecticut.

  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
  • Fellowships: Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Michael Reale, MD

Dr. Michael Reale specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Reale is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

  • Medical Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Hospital
  • Fellowships: Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Certification: Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English

Dongmei Wang, MD

Dr. Dongmei Wang is a board certified medical oncology specialist. She received her medical degree from Capital University of Medical Sciences and completed her internal medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. From there, Dr. Wang completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

  • Medical Education: Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Residency Internship: Training Center of Gen Practice, Beijing, China
  • Internal Medicine Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Paul Bannen, MD

Dr. Paul Bannen specializes in medical oncology and is board certified. He received his medical degree from University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Georgetown University.

  • Medical Education: University Of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Certification: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • Fellowship Training: Georgetown University
  • Languages: English

Frederick P. Smith, MD

Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. A native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagara University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown’s academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education: St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency: Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken: English

Ralph V. Boccia, MD

Dr. Boccia specializes in hematology and medical oncology and is board certified in both. He completed his medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed training in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals. He completed hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at the combined UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Boccia is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and is Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION), and is chairman of ION’s Medical Advisory Panel. Every year since 1992 both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington D.C. Consumers’ Checkbook have listed him among the region’s best physicians.

Dr. Boccia is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC). He has published numerous articles in the journals Annals of Internal Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oncology and The Lancet.

  • Medical Education: Completed at University of Minnesota
  • Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)–affiliated hospitals
  • Fellowship: UCLA-Veterans Administration Program and The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certifications: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Specializations: Hematology, medical oncology, clinical research
  • Research Interests: Hematology, medical oncology
  • Memberships: American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Nandini Ignatius

Dr. Nandini Ignatius specializes in medical oncology and hematology, and is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Ignatius received her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in Chicago, IL. Then, she conducted her fellowship training at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, in the area of medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Ignatius’ areas of interest include breast, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.