Khaled M. El-Shami, M.B.Ch.B., Ph.D., is a medical oncologist at Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center at Sibley Memorial Hospital, as well as an assistant professor of oncology in the Division of Hematologic Malignancies at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Listen to Dr. El-Shami's Cancer Matters podcast episode to learn more about his work.
Dr. El-Shami's clinical interests are in hematologic malignancies, including leukemias, lymphomas and myelomas, as well as gastrointestinal cancers and melanoma.
Dr. El-Shami graduated from Alexandria University Faculty of Medicine in Alexandria, Egypt, where he did a residency in the Department of Neurosurgery. He was a Chevening Scholar as a M.S. student in molecular genetics at the University of Sussex in the United Kingdom, as well as a Sam Cohen Windhoek Scholar as a Ph.D. student in cancer immunology at the Weizmann Institute in Israel. Dr. El-Shami also completed a residency in internal medicine at George Washington University School of Medicine, a fellowship in tumor immunology and biology at the National Cancer Institute, and a fellowship in medical oncology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. El-Shami previously served as faculty at Georgetown University and George Washington University.
Dr. El-Shami has been named a Top Doctor by Washingtonian Magazine for several years.
Dr. El-Shami is a member of the American Association for Advancement of Science, the American Association of Cancer Research, the American Association of Immunologists, the American Society for Gene Therapy and the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
Dr. El-Shami's research focus is on hematologic malignancies, including acute and chronic leukemias, myelodysplastic syndromes, myeloprolifetive neplasms and lymphomas. He has received the National Institutes of Health Clinical Research Scholars Award, an American Medical Association Seed Grant and an American Society of Clinical Oncology Merit Award.