After completing the Fox Chase Cancer Center Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Training Program, many of our alumni go on to have successful and long-lasting careers in oncology. A number of alumni of this program have been hired out of fellowship, or have returned to Fox Chase to work as faculty.

Alumni Now on Staff at Fox Chase


Fern Anari, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Hematology/Oncology

Shawn Kleitz

Igor Astsaturov, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Hematology/Oncology

Catherine "Cassie" Bartelme

Hossein Borghaei, DO, MS

Chief, Division of Thoracic Medical Oncology

Associate Professor, Department of Hematology/Oncology

Co-Director, Immune Monitoring Facility


Crystal Denlinger, MD, FACP

Chief, Division of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology

Director, Survivorship Program

Deputy Director, Early Clinical Drug Development Phase 1 Program ​

Associate Professor, Department of Hematology/Oncology

Efrat Dotan

Efrat Dotan, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Hematology/Oncology

Director, Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Training Program

NCCN, Cancer-Related Fatigue Panel Member

NCCN, Older Adult Oncology Panel Member

NCCN, Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma Panel Member

Pooja Ghatalia

Pooja Ghatalia, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Hematology/Oncology


Angela Jain, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Hematology/Oncology

Rishi Jain

Rishi Jain, MD, MS, DABOM
Assistant Professor, Department of Hematology/Oncology

Julia Judd

Julia Judd, DO
Clinical Instructor, Department of Hematology/Oncology

Asya Varshavsky-Yanovsky, MD, PhD

Asya Varshavsky, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Hematology/Oncology

Transplant Specialist, Fox Chase-Temple University Hospital Bone Marrow Transplant Program


Namrata "Neena" Vijayvergia, MD

Assistant Chief, Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology

Assistant Professor, Department of Hematology/Oncology


Matthew R. Zibelman, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Hematology/Oncology


Other Noted Alumni

New Position
Sunil Adige, MD George Washington University Hospital, Hematology/Oncology
Pritish Iyer, MD Tony Teramana Cancer Center/Oncology Associates-UPMC, Hematology/Oncology
Melissa McShane, MD Fox Chase Cancer Center, Hematology/Oncology
Pooja Phull, MD Regional Cancer Care Associates/John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack Hospital, Hematology/Oncology
Rino Seedor, MD Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Hematology/Oncology
Nick Bodor, MD, PhD Fox Chase Cancer Center
Arthur Winer, MD Inova Health
Chris D’Avella, MD Pennsylvania Hospital
Shazia Nakhoda, MD Fox Chase Cancer Center
Julia Shih, MD Cooper
Josh Allen, MD Inova Health
Julia Alvagra City of Hope, Bone Marrow Transplant Fellowship

Previous Noted Alumni

James Martin, MD

Carlyn Rose Tan, MD

Neeta Somaiah, MD, Sarcoma, MD Anderson Cancer Center

Hayley Knollman, MD, Breast Cancer, Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania

Jennifer M. Matro, MD, Breast Cancer, Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health

James Godwin, MD, Merck

Elena Shagisulginova, MD, Breast Cancer, University of Colorado School of Medicine 

Natthapol Songdej, MD, MPH, Hematologic Cancers, Penn State Cancer Institute

Aarti Bhatia, MD, MPH, Head and Neck Cancer, Yale Cancer Center

Patrick Boland, MD, Orthopedic Cancer, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Alan Skarbnik, MD, Hematologic Cancers, Novant Health Cancer Institute - Elizabeth

Saad Khan, MD, Head and Neck Cancer, Stanford University Medical Center

Charu Aggarwal, MD, MPH, Head and Neck Cancer and Lung Cancer, Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania

Mohamedtaki A. Tejani, MD, Gastrointestinal Cancers, University of Rochester Medical Center

Julia Perkins Smith, MD, Vice President, North America Oncology Medical, Pfizer, New York, NY

Satish Pramod Shanbhag, MD, MBBS, MPH, Cancer Specialists of North Florida

Jean Hoffman-Censits, MD, Genitourinary Cancers, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins

James Gerson, MD, Hematologic Cancers, Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania

Adam Goldrich, MD, Hematology and Medical Oncology, Anne Arundel Medical Center

Chethan Ramamurthy, MD, Hematology and Medical Oncology, UT Health San Antonio

Chad Smith, MD, Hematology and Medical Oncology, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center