Dr. Khaldoun Almhanna is a medical oncologist of the Department of Gastrointestinal Oncology at Moffitt Cancer Center. He is an assistant professor of oncology at the University of South Florida College of Medicine
Dr. Almhanna’s research and clinical interests include phase I and II trials using personalized targeted therapy for gastrointestinal cancers, in particular, esophageal and gastric cancer.
Dr. Almhanna received his medical degree from Damascus University School of Medicine in Syria and served an internal medicine internship at Damascus University Hospital. He went on to receive a master’s of public health degree from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH, followed by an internal medicine residency at Oakwood Hospital and Medical Center in Dearborn, MI. Dr. Almhanna completed a hematology/oncology fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic.
Before coming to Moffitt in 2010, Dr. Almhanna was an assistant professor of oncology at Wayne University in Detroit, MI. He is widely published and serves as an editorial reviewer for Clinical Colorectal Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer and Disease of the Esophagus. Dr. Almhanna is a member of the American Society of Hematology and American Society of Clinical Oncology.
Dr. Almhanna was voted Doctor of the Year in Michigan in 2009 and Doctor of the Year in Tampa in 2011. He is fluent in English, Arabic and French.