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Our Medical Oncologists

Drs. Liz Jaffee and Sara Sukumar review data related to their research – they focus onDrs. Liz Jaffee and Sara Sukumar review data related to their research – they focus on discoveries that will improve the lives of many women with breast cancer.

Our breast center team works in collaboration with medical oncologists in the Breast Cancer Program at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. Our medical oncologists specialize in breast cancer and are experienced in treating all types of this disease, including the unusual and complex. A customized treatment plan is created for each patient, based on her input and the specific prognostic factors of her breast cancer.

As home to the first NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center in Maryland, Johns Hopkins Medicine affords patients the opportunity to be part of clinical trials that offer the maximum potential for long term survival. The adjuvant therapy program offered through our Breast Center closely monitors each patient’s condition throughout every step of  her treatment—transforming her from someone who may have become a victim, to a survivor.

Meet our medical oncologists

Photo of Dr. Deborah Armstrong, M.D.

Armstrong, Deborah, M.D.

Professor of Oncology
Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Director, Breast and Ovarian Surveillance Service
 
Photo of Dr. Roisin Maritxell Connolly, M.B.B.S.

Connolly, Roisin Maritxell, M.B.B.S.

Assistant Professor of Oncology
 
Photo of Dr. Leisha Ann Emens, M.D., Ph.D.

Emens, Leisha Ann, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Oncology
Member, Tumor Immunology Research Program
Member, Breast Cancer Research Program
 
Photo of Dr. John H Fetting, M.D.

Fetting, John H, M.D.

Associate Professor of Oncology
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Director for Clinical Practice
 
Photo of Dr. Danijela Jelovac, M.D.

Jelovac, Danijela, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Oncology
 
Photo of Dr. Josh David Lauring, M.D., Ph.D.

Lauring, Josh David, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Oncology
 
Photo of Dr. Ben Ho Park, M.D., Ph.D.

Park, Ben Ho, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Oncology
 
Photo of Dr. Tanya Michelle Prowell, M.D.

Prowell, Tanya Michelle, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Oncology
Part-time Medical Oncology Faculty
 
Photo of Dr. Karen Lisa Smith, M.D., M.P.H.

Smith, Karen Lisa, M.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor of Oncology
Clinical Associate, Breast Cancer Program, Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center
 
Photo of Dr. Thomas J Smith, M.D.

Smith, Thomas J, M.D.

Professor of Oncology
Joint Appointment in Medicine
The Harry J. Duffey Family Professor of Palliative Medicine Professor of Oncology
Director of Palliative Medicine
 
Photo of Dr. Vered Stearns, M.D.

Stearns, Vered, M.D.

Professor of Oncology
Co-Director, Breast Cancer Program
 
Photo of Dr. Kala Visvanathan, M.B.B.S., M.H.S.

Visvanathan, Kala, M.B.B.S., M.H.S.

Joint Appointment in Oncology
Director of Clinical Cancer Genetics and Prevention Service, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center
 
Photo of Dr. Antonio Carlos Wolff, M.D.

Wolff, Antonio Carlos, M.D.

Professor of Oncology