About Dr. Samer Akel

My Job for the last 18 years, as a certified consultant in Hematology and Oncology with western education (German Board, European Board) was at Erlangen University, Nuernberg Klinikum in Germany and at Tishreen University Hospital- Cancer Center. My responsibility is to take care of patients in the ward, attending very heavy oncology-hematology clinic three times per a week and MDT two times a week. I supervised residents and fellows in our hematology and oncology program.

Area of Interest

  • Clinical Hematology (interested in NHL)
  • Medical Oncology (interested in Colorectal Carcinoma)
In addition to:
  • All kinds of solid Tumors (Immunotherapy, Targeted therapy, chemotherapy and hormonal treatment): Breast, Lung, Gynecological ( Ovarian, Tubal, Endometrial and Cervical), upper GI (Esophagus, Stomach, Small bowel) and colorectal, Pancreatic, Liver, Renal (kidney), Bladder, Prostate, Sarcoma, Skin including melanoma, Head and neck, Brain cancers
  • Benign and Malignant Hematological diseases (Chemotherapy (oral, SC, IV and Intrathecal), Targeted Therapy and Immunotherapy):
    1. Screening of hematological diseases in case of clinical signs
    2. Diagnosis and treatment of tumor of lymph nodes (aggressive or indolent lymphoma),
    3. Diagnosis and treatment of Multiple Myeloma, myelodysplastic disorders, myeloproliferative disorders, chronic& acute leukemia’s,
    4. Management of hematological auto immune disorders and auto immune thrombocytopenia
    5. Anemia (iron deficiency, Vit B12 deficiency, thalassemia, sickle cell disease, G6PD deficiency),
    6. Management of disorders causing hemorrhagic or clotting disorders, Treatment includes
    7. Adverse events management, Follow-ups and long-term toxicities follow-up.
    8. We are providing all diagnostic procedures for hematological diseases including bone marrow biopsy & aspiration with all relating morphological, histopathological, Immunohistochemistry, Immunophenotyping and cytogenetic testing. We are providing in patient admission for diagnosis and treatment all the hematological disorders.
  • Palliative care: Palliative chemotherapy and symptom control for improved quality of life in advance cancer patients.
  • Qualification

  • Recertified from European Society of medical Oncology (ESMO) September 2022.
  • Associate Professor in Medicine (Hematology and Oncology), Faculty of Medicine, Tishreen University Syrian
  • PhD, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität, Erlangen, Germany July 2009
  • Subspecialty Palliative Medicine, Munich, Germany June 2009
  • German Board in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology, Munich Nov 2007
  • Certified from the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO), Barcelona, Spain September 2007
  • Postgraduate Diploma, Internal Medicine, Tishreen University, Latakia,Syria 2000.
  • Doctor of Human Medicine license, Tishreen University, Latakia, Syria 1996
  • Experience

    More than 18 years is in Hemato-oncolgy



    Language Spoken

    English, Arabic, & German

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