Affiliated Physicians

Affiliated Physicians

Ann Leahey, MD Pediatric Oncologist at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Doctor Leahey believes in hands on, patient and family-centered care. She is in constant contact with her patients’ local pediatricians and oncologists since patients come from all over the U.S. Dr. Leahey is responsible for caring for patients with retinoblastoma and is in charge of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia retinoblastoma clinical trials. She succeeds the pre-eminent Dr. Anna Meadows in this position. Her education consists of Dartmouth-Brown Program in Medicine (MD), Providence, R.I. Dartmouth College (BA, English), Providence, R.I.; Internship: Pediatrics, The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, N.Y.; Residency: Pediatrics, The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, N.Y.; Fellowship: Hematology/Oncology, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA.; Bone Marrow Transplantation, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, Seattle, Wash.; Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics/Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

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Emi Caywood, MD Pediatric oncologist at Dupont Nemours, a subsidiary of Thomas Jefferson University.
Doctor Emi Caywood is a pediatric oncologist on the Thomas Jeffersonn University staff, practicing at a nearby pediatric hospital, Dupont Nemours. She is an excellent physician who oversees the children with retinoblastoma who are admitted for intra-arterial chemotherapy.

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Pascal Jabbour, MD Interventional Neurosurgeon at Thomas Jefferson University
Doctor Pascal Jabbour is a neurosurgeon from the Department of Neurosurgery at Thomas Jefferson University. He is a world expert in the use of endovascular catheterization for treatment of brain and eye cancers. He pioneered the recent technique of intra-arterial chemotherapy for young babies with eye cancer

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Takami Sato, MD Melanoma oncologist at Thomas Jefferson University
Doctor Takami Sato is the Director of the Metastatic Uveal Melanoma Program at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. Dr. Sato specializes in Medical Oncology – Melanoma/Skin Cancer, Uveal Melanoma and Cancer Immunotherapy. His board certification is in Pediatrics. His hospital affiliations include Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Methodist Hospital, Division of TJUH, Department of Medical Oncology and Division of Solid Tumor Oncology. Dr. Sato’s educational history consist of Jichi Medical University, Japan; Residency: Oita Prefectural Hospital, Japan; Fellowship: Jichi Medical University, Japan.

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Metastatic Uveal Melanoma Program
1015 Chestnut Street, Suite 320A
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Appointment: Renee.M.Zalinsky@jeffersonhospital.org
Phone: (215) 955-3158
Fax: (215) 955-1020

Program Coordinator: Renee Zalinsky, RN, OCN
Clinical Research: MaryAnn Laudadio, RN (215) 955-9980

Clinical Practice:
925 Chestnut Street, Suite 320A
Philadelphia, PA 19197
Phone (215) 955-8874
Fax (215) 503-7697
Kimmel Cancer Center website
Marlana Orloff, MD Melanoma oncologist at Thomas Jefferson University
Dr. Orloff specializes in Medical Oncology. She received her medical degree from Penn State College of Medicine and has been in practice between 6-10 years.

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Lydia Komarnicky, MD Radiation oncology at Hahnemann/Drexel University
Doctor Lydia Komarnicky is Professor and Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology and is the radiation oncology residency program director. She is director of Drexel University College of Medicine’s Cancer Program. She is a prominent specialist in the treatment of breast, lung, and eye tumors. She is a member of the board of Susan G. Komen Foundation and has been recognized repeatedly as a “Top Doc” by Philadelphia Magazine. Dr. Komarnicky is also the cancer liaison physician for Hahnemann University Hospital, and she serves on the hospital’s cancer committee. Her education includes medical school at the Medical College of Pennsylvania; Internship at Thomas Jefferson University; Residency at Thomas Jefferson University; Fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University.

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Ralph C. Eagle, MD Ophthalmic Pathologist at Wills Eye Hospital
Doctor Ralph Eagle is a pathologist at Wills Eye Hospital, expert in the microscopic examination of the eye and periocular tissues.

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Arupa Ganguly, Ph.D Medical Geneticist at University of Pennsylvania
Doctor Arupa Ganguly is a medical geneticist, specializing in detection the mutations that lead to the development of retinoblastoma and melanoma.

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