Jefferson University Hospitals

Physician Profile


Maysa Abu-Khalaf, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Associate Professor
Director, Breast Medical Oncology Program
Co-Director, Breast Care Center

Medical Oncology
Medical Oncology - Breast Cancer

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Office Locations

925 Chestnut Street
Suite 320A
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-8874
Fax: (215) 955-2340
1100 Walnut Street
3rd Floor
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-8874
Fax: (215) 503-2230

Medical Services

Board Certifications

  • Medical Oncology

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • University of Jordan - Amman, Jordan, Medical School


  • Norwalk Hospital, Norwalk CT


  • Jordan University Hospital


  • Yale-New Haven Hospital , New Haven, CT

Recent Publications

Chemotherapy Agents With Known Cardiovascular Side Effects and Their Anesthetic Implications

Impacts of early guideline-directed 21-gene recurrence score testing on adjuvant therapy decision making

Racial and ethnic disparities in oncotype DX test receipt in a statewide population-based study

A Case of Carcinocythemia: De Novo Hormone Receptor-positive Metastatic Breast Cancer Presenting With Circulating Tumor Cells Mimicking an Acute Leukemia

Longitudinally collected CTCs and CTC-clusters and clinical outcomes of metastatic breast cancer

Mutational landscape of uterine and ovarian carcinosarcomas implicates histone genes in epithelial-mesenchymal transition

Immune signatures following single dose trastuzumab predict pathologic response to preoperativetrastuzumab and chemotherapy in HER2-positive early breast cancer

Patient preferences regarding incidental genomic findings discovered during tumor profiling

New strategies in breast cancer: Immunotherapy

Mutation based treatment recommendations from next generation sequencing data: A comparison of web tools

Influence of a 21-Gene Recurrence Score Assay on Chemotherapy Delivery in Breast Cancer

Association of 21-gene recurrence score assay and adjuvant chemotherapy use in the medicare population, 2008-2011

Efficacy and tolerability of combination cisplatin and ifosfamide chemotherapy with vaginal cuff brachytherapy in the first line treatment of uterine carcinosarcoma

Relationship between complete pathologic response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy and survival in triple-negative breast cancer

Brief-exposure to preoperative bevacizumab reveals a TGF-β signature predictive of response in HER2-negative breast cancers

Prospective assessment of the decision-making impact of the Breast Cancer Index in recommending extended adjuvant endocrine therapy for patients with early-stage ER-positive breast cancer

Use of neoadjuvant chemotherapy for patients with stage i to III breast cancer in the United States

Sirolimus and trastuzumab combination therapy for HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer after progression on prior trastuzumab therapy

Phase 1b study of the mammalian target of rapamycin inhibitor sirolimus in combination with nanoparticle albumin-bound paclitaxel in patients with advanced solid tumors

Systematic approach to providing breast cancer survivors with survivorship care plans: A feasibility study