Dr. Issam Makhoul MD Hematologist

Dr. Issam Makhoul is a hematologist in Little Rock, Arkansas and is affiliated with John L. McClellan Memorial Veterans Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Tichreen Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 17 years. He is one of 5 doctors at John L. McClellan Memorial Veterans Hospital who specialize in Hematology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Hematologist: General Hematology

Hospital Affiliation

John L. McClellan Memorial Veterans Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Geisinger Health System
Residency, Family Practice, 1995 - 1996

Penn State University
Fellowship, Hematology/Oncology, 1999 - 2002

University of Tichreen Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1980

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

AR State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Combined Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy With Bevacizumab Improves Pathologic Complete Response in Patients With Hormone Receptor Negative Operable or Locally Advanced Breast Cancer.
Makhoul, I.,Klimberg, V. S.,Korourian, S.,Henry-Tillman, R. S.,Siegel, E. R.,Westbrook, K. C.,Hutchins, L. F.

Transcriptome profiling of peripheral blood cells identifies potential biomarkers for Doxorubicin cardiotoxicity in a rat model.
Todorova, V. K., Beggs, M. L., Delongchamp, R. R., Dhakal, I., Makhoul, I., Wei, J. Y., Klimberg, V. S.

Update on bone-modifying agents in metastatic breast cancer.
Suva, L. J., Brander, B. E., Makhoul, I.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Qualchoice PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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