Shazia Nakhoda, MD

Dr. Shazia Nakhoda
58 Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Assistant Professor, Department of Hematology/Oncology

Hematology-Lymphoma Program


Treatment Focus

Malignant Hematology; Central Nervous System Lymphoma

Treatment Philosophy

Navigating a new cancer diagnosis can be challenging and overwhelming. I feel honored to be part of a team that provides patients and their families not only specialized oncologic care, but also the support and resources needed. The collaborative network of clinicians, nurses, and researchers at Fox Chase allows me to provide my patients individualized treatment options, novel therapies, and access to clinical trials. In addition, I strive to provide my patients and their families compassionate and comprehensive clinical care throughout each aspect of their journey.

Clinical Locations

Educational Background

  • Hematology & Oncology Fellowship Training, Temple University and Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, 07/2017-06/2020
  • Internal Medicine Residency Training, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, 6/2014-06/2017
  • MD, Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, 2014


American Board of Internal Medicine


  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Society of Hematology

Honors & Awards

Awarded Honorable Mention for the Arnold R. Weitz, M.D. Memorial Prize in Hematology, 2014

Selected Publications

Addressing Recent Failures in Immuno-Oncology Trials to Guide Novel Immunotherapeutic Treatment Strategies. Nakhoda SK, Olszanski AJ. Pharmaceut Med. 2020 Apr;34(2):83-91. doi: 10.1007/s40290-020-00326-z. PMID: 32157638

Use of the APACHE II score to assess impact of therapeutic plasma exchange for critically ill patients with hypertriglyceride-induced pancreatitis. Nakhoda S, Zimrin AB, Baer MR, Law JY. Transfus Apher Sci. 2017 Apr;56(2):123-126. doi: 10.1016/j.transci.2016.10.005. Epub 2016 Oct 17. PMID: 27789124 Clinical Trial.

Additional Publications

58 patient satisfaction reviews

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Overall Rating

5.0 / 5.0

Ratings Breakdown

Gives easy to understand instruction
Explains in a way you understand
Listens carefully to you
Shows respect for what you say
Spends enough time with you

10 patient comments

  • 5.0
    February 21, 2022

    Excellent provider!

  • 5.0
    February 7, 2022

    I had a very good experience with Dr. Nakhoda. She explained my case & test results in detail and was very thorough.

  • 5.0
    January 26, 2022

    Nakhoda is exceptional.

  • 5.0
    January 25, 2022

    Just cannot say enough about Dr. Nakhoda and her staff. It helps so much to know that I am getting the best care I can possibly have. We appreciate all they do!!!

  • 5.0
    January 6, 2022

    Shazia was so caring and personal all the staff was wonderful as well.

  • 5.0
    December 3, 2021

    Dr. Nakhoda make the experience so much nicer... And we are talking about treatment.

  • 5.0
    September 23, 2021

    Very pro-active dr. which is what we all need when ill.

  • 5.0
    September 3, 2021

    I am very pleased to have Dr. Shazia Nakhoda as my doctor. She is an excellent doctor.

  • 5.0
    August 21, 2021

    Dr. Nakhoda and all the staff that I've come in contact with at Fox Chase Cancer Center have been very caring and understanding of my condition. They are diligent in their duties and always reassure me of my progress. I am glad that I chose Fox Chase for my care.

  • 5.0
    August 20, 2021

    Dr sharia Is amazing !! I am happy to see her I felt great when I left after seeing her