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Dr. Shaad Abdullah

Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
Silver Spring, MD
17 years experience male

About

Bio

Board certified physician in medical oncology, hematology and internal medicine. Providing expert, quality and compassionate hematology oncology care in the Greater Washington area.

Specialties
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Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

Hematology and Oncology

Languages spoken

Hindi, Punjabi

Doctor Q&A

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaad Abdullah
Hematology and Oncology 17 years experience
Various: Causes of high counts can be due to a variety of reasons, some include infections, environmental factors, bone marrow disorders and cancer. You should see your local hematologist to determine cause and management.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaad Abdullah
Hematology and Oncology 17 years experience
Depends : Ovarian cancer can be of various types and even within those different types the tumor can behave differently in different individuals and hence grow slow or at a more fast/aggressive rate.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaad Abdullah
Hematology and Oncology 17 years experience
Emergency evaluation: Febrile neutropenia means low neutrophils which play an important in the bodies ability to fight infection. In an neutropenic state the body is susceptible to life threatening infections. If a fever is present during this period most commonly after chemotherapy then it requires an urgent medical evaluation and antibiotics which are usually given IV with growth factors to boost the neutrophil count.
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Mar 20, 2016
Best Oncologist, have been seeing him since a while, very caring, skilled, well respected in his field;
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Abdullah is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Abdullah is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Dow Medical College
Graduated 2004MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MEDICAL BRANCH GAL

Awards

ASCO Young Investigator Award 2012
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