Cancer Physicians

Doctors at the Houston Methodist Dr. Mary and Ron Neal Cancer Center represent numerous specialties in cancer diagnosis and treatment. Learn more about our Cancer Center clinical membership.

Medical and Hematology Oncology

Jenny C. Chang, MD
Director, Houston Methodist Dr. Mary and Ron Neal Cancer Center
Division Chief, Medical Oncology
Chinemerem Fred Abanonu, MD
Maen Abdelrahim, MD PhD
Fadi I. Abu-Shahin, MD
Garth Beinart, MD
Ethan A. Burns, MD

Luis H. Camacho, MD
Gerard Chaaya, MD

Bushra Cheema, MD

Eleni Efstathiou, MD PhD
Kirk Heyne, MD
Natasha B. Hirani, DO
Andrew Johnsrud, MD
Jitesh Joshi, MD
Mohammad O. Khalil, MD

Ryan Kieser, MD
Selvi Lingam, MD
Hanh P. Mai, DO
Anaum Maqsood, MD
Asha Murthy, MD
Niravkumar (Nirav) Naik, MD
Sindhu Nair, MD
Kirtan D. Nautiyal, MD
Polly Niravath, MD
Ugochukwu A. Odo, MD
Sai Pingali, MD
Patrick E. Prath, MD
Shilpan Shah, MD
Nabeel K. Shalan, MD
Monisha Singh, MD
Annie R. Su, MD
Kai Sun, MD
Yue Cindy Wang, MD
Alexander Wong, MD
Jun Zhang, MD



Breast Imaging

Luz Venta, MD
Director, Breast Imaging
Ana Paula Atihe Benveniste, MD
Kelli Y. Ha, MD
Rajul R. Mehta, MD
Ainel B. Sewell, MD
Correna Terrell, MD

Breast Surgery

Fernando Angarita, MD
Candy Arentz, MD FACS
Richard Edward Caplan, MD FACS
Sherry Lim, MD
Michelle O'Shea, MD FACS
Michelino Scarlata, MD FACS

Sandra Templeton, MD
Arthy Yoga, MD


Barry Trachtenburg, MD

Cardiovascular Surgery

Marvin D. Atkins, Jr., MD
Lucas Duvall, MD FACS
Michael J. Reardon, MD

Colon and Rectal Surgery

Khawaja Azimuddin, MD
Joshua C. Coursey, MD
Tareq Kamal, MD
Jean A. Knapps, MD
Ali Mahmood, MD FACS
Diego C. Marines, MD
Tal Raphaeli, MD
Michael J. Snyder, MD

Critical Care

Atiya F. Dhala, MD


Christopher Fan, MD

General Surgery

Rafael Lugo, MD
Timothy Oppermann, MD FACS
Wade R. Rosenberg, MD FACS
Michael Yaakovian, MD

Gynecologic Oncology

Pedro T. Ramirez, MD, FACOG
Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Anne B. Alaniz, DO
Aparna Kamat, MD
Anuj Suri, MD
Tarrik M. Zaid, MD
Behrouz Zand, MD


Stacy L. Norton, MD FACOG


Siddhartha Ganguly, MD FACP
Section Chief, Hematology
Kelty R. Baker, MD
Luis H. Camacho, MD
Jenny Petkova, MD
Lawrence Rice, MD
Carrie H. Yuen, MD

Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplant

George Carrum, MD
Helen E. Heslop, MD
LaQuisa Hill, MD
Rammurti Kamble, MD
Premal Lulla, MD
Carlos Ramos, MD


Victor Ankoma-Sey, MD
Tamneet Basra, MD
Andrea Duchini, MD
Chukwuma Egwim, MD
Sudha Kodali, MD
David W. Victor III, MD

Houston Methodist Neal Cancer Center Membership

Our membership process identifies and supports the community of clinicians and researchers dedicated to and actively involved in the Houston Methodist Dr. Mary and Ron Neal Cancer Center. 

Benefits of membership include:

  • Listed as a Member, Houston Methodist Neal Cancer Center in the Houston Methodist Physician Referral database.
  • Featured as a Member, Houston Methodist Neal Cancer Center on the physician's web profile on the Houston Methodist website. 
  • Invited to participate in Houston Methodist Neal Cancer Center focused marketing activities.
  • Access to Houston Methodist Neal Cancer Center marketing materials to use in accordance with the Houston Methodist Brand Guide. 


Membership criteria must be met within 12 months from initial application. After the inaugural year, criteria requirements will be reviewed every two years. Houston Methodist Neal Cancer Center members will be required to submit supporting documents of membership criteria bi-annually. Click here to access the membership application.

Please direct any questions about membership to Chris Than at