Mahmoud Mahafzah, M.D., Ph.D, F.A.C.P.

Specialties:

Medical Oncology
  • Silver Cross Health Connection

Call 708-424-9710

Dr. Mahmoud Mahafzah, MD is a hematology & oncology specialist.  He has more than twenty years in treating all types of Adult malignancy with special interests in Breast, Head and Neck, Lung, GI, and GU Malignancy as well as Benign and Malignant Hematological diseases.

Dr. Mahafzah earned his medical degree from Jordan University Medical School and completed his residency at State University of New York at Syracuse, State University of New York at Buffalo.

Dr. Mahafzah is also interested in integrative therapy in which complementary and alternative medicine is utilized in conjunction with standard cancer treatment. 

Dr. Mahafzah has a special interest in new and innovative modalities for cancer treatment. He has extensive research and teaching experience and published several papers and presented numerous abstracts on molecular endocrinology, platelet aggregation, red cell deformability/flexibility, interferon research, septicemia, differentiation, and gene therapy. He won several awards and honors in clinical and basic medical sciences research.

Contact Information

  • Office: 708-424-9710

Locations

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Gender:

Male

Languages:

Arabic and English

Experience

Year began practicing: 1990

Year joined staff: 2011

Education

1979
Jordan University Hospital, Amman,

Residency

1990
Sisters of Charity Hospital of Buffalo - NY

Fellowship

1995
State University of New York Syracuse NY

Board Certified

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Internal Medicine

Accepted Insurance

  • BLUE CROSS COMMUNITY - MMAI-MEDICARE
  • BLUE MEDICARE ADVANTAGE-HMO, PPO
  • UNITEDHEALTHCARE MEDICARE ADVANTAGE-HMO, PPO
  • MEDICAID-MEDICAID
  • HUMANA MEDICARE ADVANTAGE-HMO, PPO
  • CIGNA-HMO, POS, PPO
  • HUMANA HEALTH PLANS-EPO, HMO, POS, PPO
  • BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD-HMO, INDEMNITY, PPO
  • AETNA-HMO, POS, PPO
  • SEIU HEALTHCARE-PPO
  • ADVOCATE MERIDIAN-FHP (APP PRODUCT)-MEDICAID

Other Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Internal Medicine

Accepting Referrals

  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Areas Of Interest

Abdominal Cancer, Bladder Cancer, Blood Disorders, Bowel Cancer, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Colon Cancer Screening, Kidney Cancer, Laryngeal Cancer, Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Oncology, Ovarian Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Uterine Cancer

Physicians on Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff have expertise in their areas of practice to meet the needs of patients seeking their care. These physicians are independent practitioners on the Medical Staff and are not the agents or employees of Silver Cross Hospital. They treat patients based upon their independent medical judgment and they bill patients separately for their services.