Hamdy Mohtaseb, MD, FACP, is a diplomate of the American Board of Medical Oncology. He is well trained in Hematology/Oncology as well as in Internal Medicine. He is a graduate of the Medical College of Ain Shams University in Cairo, one of the oldest medical schools in the world, and trained at Seton Hall University of West Orange, New Jersey in Internal Medicine and Hematology/Oncology. His medical career started in Doha, Qatar where he served in the medical services of Hamad General Corporation before he began his four years of Internal Medicine Residency. He obtained his first board in 1989 when he became a specialist of Internal Medicine. In 1993, he continued his career in the US, where he completed another 2 years of Internal Medicine training at St. Joseph's University Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey. In 1995, he joined the fellowship of Hematology and Oncology at St. Joseph's and St. Michael's Medical Center in Newark, New Jersey.
During his Oncology fellowship, Dr. Mohtaseb participated in the first cord blood transplant in the state of New Jersey. He received the Gallo Award for Donor Lymphocyte Infusion in relapsed leukemia after allogeneic bone marrow transplant. In 2002, he was awarded the fellowship of the American College of Physicians in recognizing his efforts and work in the medical oncology community. He founded the Hematology Oncology Associates of North Jersey, LLC in Wayne, NJ in 1999 and in 2006 he moved to Arizona where he joined Kingman Regional Medical Center's (KRMC) Cancer Center. After spending 3 years with KRMC, he opened Mohtaseb Cancer Center and Blood Disorders, in Kingman, Arizona, in 2009.
Dr. Mohtaseb became board certified in Internal Medicine in 1996. He is a member of the American Society of Medical Oncology (ASCO), American Society of Hematology (ASH), American Medical Association (AMA), and Fellow of American College of Physicians (FACP).
During his extensive medical career, Dr. Mohtaseb has gained outstanding experience as a clinician and decision maker. He has superb bedside manner and treats each patient with compassion and respect. His philosophy emphasizes both the ethics and the individualized approach that he likes to be treated with. He understands that each patient is unique physically and emotionally. He listens, analyzes, and then makes his decision in management. He addresses all his patients' concerns and questions.
Dr. Mohtaseb fully understands the fears and anxiety that most patients experience during evaluation and treatment of their disease. He and his staff have a clear understanding of a patient's right to get the best treatment, emphasizing their role in sharing their decision. He believes that it is important to instill in each patient, the feeling that they are in safe and caring hands.