Joel Saltzman, MD

Dr. Saltzman is currently Director of our Medical Oncology Department and has special medical interests in gastrointestinal cancer, prostate cancer, and clinical trials. He is board certified. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Miami University and went on to receive his medical degree from The Ohio State University in 1997. He did his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at University Hospitals of Cleveland. He continued with his fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at University Hospitals of Cleveland in 2003.



Hematology and Oncology


Clinical Trials Research
Gastrointestinal Cancer
Liver Cancers
Prostrate Cancer

Board Certifications

Medical Oncology – American Board of Internal Medicine


Fellowship, Hematology/Oncology
University Hospitals of Cleveland (2000-2003)

Residency, Internal Medicine
University Hospitals of Cleveland (1998-2000)

Internship, Internal Medicine
University Hospitals of Cleveland (1997-1998)

Medical Education
The Ohio State University (1997)

Miami University (1992)


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