Dr. Samir Alsawah
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After Dr. Alsawah graduated from the University of Damascus School of Medicine in Syria, he completed his internal medicine residency at Saint Joseph Mercy Hospital in Pontiac, Michigan. Later, he trained in hematology and medical oncology as a fellow at the William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan, and subsequently received board certification in internal medicine and oncology.
Samir Alsawah, MD, was a specialist in hematology, internal medicine, and oncology at Cancer Care Associates in Royal Oak, Michigan before joining the Huron Medical Center in Port Huron, Michigan as a private practitioner. He also serves on many committees and acts as consultant to numerous hospitals in the area such as Port Huron Hospital, Mercy Hospital, and River District Hospital.
A respected clinical investigator, Dr Alsawah’s research in relative nontoxic chemotherapy regimens for metastic breast cancer was presented at the Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium and published in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. Additionally, he has directed numerous industry-sponsored clinical trials to evaluate the safety and efficacy of a wide range of novel anticancer agents.
High School: Sakafi High School, Damascus, Syria, 1973-1978
Medical School: University of Damascus, Syria, School of Medicine, 1976-1983
Medical Degree: Doctor of Medicine Diploma, August 1983
Residency: Saint Joseph Mercy Hospital, Pontiac, Michigan, July 1987 Internal Medicine, 1987-1990
Fellowship: William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan Medical Hematology / Oncology 1990-1992
LICENSE AND BOARD CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified and Licensed by the State of Michigan
Board Certification: ABIM Oncology Expiration Date: 2016
Relative Nontoxic Chemotherapy Regimen for Metastatic Breast Cancer, presentation at the16th Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, November 5-6, 1993.
The value of MUGA scans in predicting the cardio toxic effects of Adriamycin.William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan, 1991.
The effect of Bidisomide on left ventricular ejection fraction in healthy volunteers, presentation at the American College of Physicians. Traverse City, Michigan, September 1990.
Effect of Clonidine on the hemodynamic response to lower body negative pressure in the elderly. Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, 1987.
The mechanism involving the release of atrial natriuretic peptide in men. Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, 1987.
Lower body negative pressure and the effects of atrial natriuretic peptide on sympathic regulation of forearm vascular resistance. Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, 1989.
Title: Phase III study of Taxotere vs. Taxol as second line chemotherapy in metastatic breast cancer.
Date: January 1995
Title: Phase II / III clinical trial of Onapristone in patients with advanced breast cancer. Sponsor: Boehringer Mannheim.
Date: February 1995
Title: Double blind, placebo controlled, randomized study to evaluate efficiency and safety of long term treatment with 2mg and 6mg BM21.0955 administered intravenously at 4 week intervals for at least 60 weeks in patients with metastatic bone due to breast cancer.
PROFESSIONAL COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS:
Port Huron Hospital Cancer Committee Tumor Board
Mercy Hospital Tumor Board
From: June 13, 1995 To: Present
Activity: Private Practice
Huron Medical Center, PC
1214 Richardson Street
Port Huron, Michigan 48060
From: July 1, 1992 To: June 10, 1995
Activity: Private Practice
Cancer Care Associates, P.C.
3535 W 13 Mile Road, RM 707
Royal Oak, Michigan 48073-6706
McLaren Port Huron Hospital
1221 Pine Grove Avenue
P.O. Box 5011
Port Huron, Michigan 48061-5011
Staff Category: Active (OCT 1998-current)
Mercy Hospital/Port Huron
2601 Electric Avenue
Port Huron, Michigan 48060-6518
Staff Category: Active (January 1999-current)
River District Hospital
St John Health System
4100 River Road
East China, Michigan 48054-2914
Staff Category: Consultant (January 1999-current)
William Beaumont Hospital/Royal Oak
3601 West Thirteen Mile Road
Royal Oak, Michigan 48073-6769
Staff Category: Visiting (January1998-December1999)
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