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Cancer Center-TMC Staff Page

Cancer Center-TMC Team Page

Memorial Hermann Cancer Center-Texas Medical Center is home to a dynamic, comprehensive team able to address the full continuum of patients’ needs for all diagnoses and stages of cancer. Working in close collaboration with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School and The Brown Foundation  Institute of Molecular Medicine for the Prevention of Human Diseases at UTHealth, the physicians and researchers affiliated with the Memorial Hermann Cancer Center-TMC are developing innovative, therapeutic strategies focused on eradicating cancer, preserving organ function and maintaining the quality of life for cancer patients.

Our program is credentialed by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer and encompasses an academic, research-based approach geared to personalized adaptive medicine, designed to help patients achieve better outcomes.

Cancer Center Team

Dr. Robert AmatoRobert J. Amato, D.O.
Chief of Oncology, Memorial Hermann Cancer Center-TMC
Professor and Director, UTHealth Medical School
Specialty Interests: Genitourinary oncology and developmental therapeutics


Angel I. Blanco, M.D.Angel I. Blanco, M.D.
Assistant Professor, UTHealth Medical School
Specialty Interests: Radiation oncology


Putao Cen, M.D.Putao Cen, M.D.
Assistant Professor, UTHealth Medical School
Specialty Interests: Gastrointestinal oncology


Anneliese Gonzalez, M.D.Anneliese Gonzalez, M.D.
Assistant Professor, UTHealth Medical School
Specialty Interests: Breast and gynecologic cancers


Shan Guo, M.D.Shan Guo, M.D.
Assistant Professor, UTHealth Medical School
Specialty Interests: Head and neck and thoracic oncology


Modupe Idowu, M.D.Modupe Idowu, M.D.
Assistant Professor, UTHealth Medical School
Specialty Interests: Hematology


Dr. Syed JafriSyed H. Jafri, M.D.
Assistant Professor, UTHealth Medical School
Specialty Interests: Head and neck and thoracic oncology


Pushan Jani MDPushan P. Jani, M.D.
Assistant Professor, UTHealth Medical School
Specialty Interests: Interventional pulmonary medicine


Harinder S. Juneja, M.D.Harinder S. Juneja, M.D.
Professor and Division Director, UTHealth Medical School
Specialty Interests: Hematology


Dr. Donald LesslieDonald Lesslie, D.O.
Assistant Professor, UTHealth Medical School
Specialty Interests: Gastrointestinal oncology


Dr. Joseph Lucci IIIJoseph A. Lucci, III, M.D.
Professor and Division Director, UTHealth Medical School
Specialty Interests: Gynecologic oncology


Dr. Singhu NairSindhu Nair, M.D.
Assistant Professor, UTHealth Medical School
Specialty Interests: Breast and gynecologic oncology


Dr. Elizabeth NugentElizabeth Nugent, M.D.
Assistant Professor, UTHealth Medical School
Specialty Interests: Gynecolgic oncology


Dr. Adan RiosAdan Rios, M.D.
Associate Professor, UTHealth Medical School
Specialty Interests: Multiple myeloma, lymphoma, leukemia and immunodeficiency-related malignancies


Dr. Emily RobinsonEmily Robinson, M.D.
Associate Professor, UTHealth Medical School
Specialty Interests: General and oncological surgery


Dr. Julie RoweJulie Rowe, M.D.
Assistant Professor, UTHealth Medical School
Specialty Interests: Internal medicine and hematology


Dr. Rabih SaidRabih Said M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor, UTHealth Medical School
Specialty Interests: Developmental therapeutics and genitourinary oncology


Shilpan Shah MDShilpan Shah M.D.
Assistant Professor, UTHealth Medical School
Specialty Interests: Hematologic malignancies