01. Doctor Overview

Doctor Overview

Dr. Muaiad Kittaneh was a professor of hematology and oncology at Loyola University Medical Center in Illinois. He treated patients diagnosed with mesothelioma and other cancers including breast, gastrointestinal and lung cancer. Dr. Kittaneh is no longer practicing medicine and is now pursuing other endeavors.

Dr. Kittaneh is fluent in Arabic and English, which allowed him to serve a diverse patient population. He is also a Spanish speaker, though not fluent in the language.

At Loyola Medicine at Palos Health South Campus, Dr. Kittaneh worked alongside more than 40 specialists to holistically treat patients. He, along with his team, treated patients’ bodies and their souls.

02. Fast Facts

Doctor Fast Facts

Main Specialty: Hematology, Oncology

Other Interests & Specialties: Mesothelioma, breast cancer, colorectal cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, lung cancer and stomach cancer.

Certifications, Awards & Accolades: American Board of Internal Medicine Certification in Hematology, American Board of Internal Medicine Subspecialty in Hematology & Oncology

Education & Experience:

  • Fellowship for Hematology/Oncology at the University of Miami Hospital and Clinics
  • Residency for Internal Medicine at Advocare Christ Medical Center
  • Medical Degree from Al-Quds University Medical School, Palenstinian Authority
03. Publications


Detecting germline BAP1 mutations in patients with peritoneal mesothelioma: benefits to patient and family membersJournal of Translational Medicine. July 2018;16(1):194. doi: 10.1186/s12967-018-1559-7

Endocrine therapy and related issues in hormone receptor-positive early breast cancer: a roundtable discussion by the breast cancer therapy expert group (BCTEG)Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. May 2018;169(1):1-7. doi: 10.1007/s10549-018-4662-9

Safety and pharmacokinetics of veliparib extended-release in patients with advanced solid tumors: a phase I study. Cancer medicine. June 2018;7(6):2360-2369. doi: 10.1002/cam4.1488

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