Dr. Habib Mohammad-Hussein Ghaddar MD Medical Oncologist

Dr. Habib Ghaddar is a medical oncologist in Weslaco, Texas and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Harlingen Medical Center and Knapp Medical Center. He received his medical degree from American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 25 years. He is one of 3 doctors at Harlingen Medical Center and one of 2 at Knapp Medical Center who specialize in Medical Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Medical Oncologist: General Oncology

Education & Medical Training

Good Samaritan Hospital of MD
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1989–1992

University of Texas at Houston
Fellowship, Medical Oncology, 1992–1995

American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1989

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Hematology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Medical Oncology

TX State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2012

Fellow (FACP), American College of Physicians
2000

Publications & Presentations

Correlation of factor VIIa values with factor VII gene polymorphism, fasting and postprandial triglyceride levels, and subclinical carotid atherosclerosis.
Ghaddar, H. M., Folsom, A. R., Aleksic, N., Hearne, L. B., Chambless, L. E., Morrissey, J. H., Wu, K. K.

Amsacrine and continuous-infusion high-dose cytosine arabinoside as induction therapy for patients with newly-diagnosed acute myelogenous leukemia.
Ghaddar, H. M., Pierce, S., Kantarjian, H. M., Freireich, E. J., Keating, M. J., Estey, E. H.

Factors predicting complete remission and subsequent disease-free survival after a second course of induction therapy in patients with acute myelogenous leukemia resistant to the first.
Anderlini, P., Ghaddar, H. M., Smith, T. L., Pierce, S., Kantarjian, H. M., O'Brien, S., Keating, M. J., Freireich, E. J., Estey, E. H.

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