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Nelson G N Kalil, M.D.

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Specializes in: Adults (18+ years)


Languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish

Expertise: Hematology, Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology

Research Interests: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia


Chevy Chase Village
Appointment Phone: 301-657-8587

5454 Wisconsin Avenue
Suite 1300
Chevy Chase, MD 20815 map
Phone: 301-657-8587


Dr. Nelson G. Kalil is a medical oncologist affiliated with Sibley Memorial Hospital, Suburban Hospital and Holy Cross Hospital. Dr. Kalil is board certified in medical oncology by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He practices out of Chevy Chase Village, located in Chevy Chase, Maryland.

Dr. Kalil earned his medical degree from Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Sao Paulo. He completed a residency in internal medicine at Jackson Memorial Hospital, followed by a fellowship in oncology at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul and a fellowship in hematology and oncology at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Kalil has been named a Regional Top Doctor for Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Washington-Baltimore areas by Castle Connolly.

Dr. Kalil is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Dr. Kalil has contributed to numerous publications on chronic lymphocytic leukemia. more

Departments / Divisions

  • Medicine at Sibley Memorial Hospital
  • Medicine at Suburban Hospital



  • MD, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Sao Paulo (1982)


  • Jackson Memorial Hospital / Internal Medicine (1996)


  • Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul / Oncology (1987)
  • National Institutes of Health / Hematology and Oncology (1999)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Medical Oncology (1999)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Kalil, N. G., McGuire, W. P. "Chemotherapy for advanced epithelial ovarian carcinoma." Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol. 2002 Aug.

Kalil, N., Cheson, B. D. "Management of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia." Drugs Aging. 2000 Jan.

Kalil, N., Cheson, B. D. "Chronic lymphocytic leukemia." Oncologist. 1999.

Activities & Honors


  • Regional Top Doctor for Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Washington-Baltimore, Castle Connolly


  • American College of Physicians


  • American Society of Clinical Oncology

Videos & Media

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

RCCA Expands to Maryland to Become One of the Nation's First Multi-State Oncology/Hematology Physician-Owned and -Operated Networks. PR Newswire (10/06/2015)

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