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Raja Mudad, M.D.

General Information

Raja  Mudad, M.D.


  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Arabic


  • American Board of Internal Med-Hematology
  • American Board of Internal Med-Medical Oncology


  • Hematology/Oncology - Internal Medicine


  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Clinical Interests

Lung Cancer

Head & Neck Cancer

Prostate, Bladder & Kidney Cancers – GU cancers


Physician of the year award, Memorial Cancer Institute
Leadership Recognition Award, Inpatient Oncology Unit, Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood, FL,
Compassionate Doctor Recognition
On-Time Doctor Award
Patient's' Choice Award


Dr. Mudad received his B.S. in Biology with high distinction in 1985 and his M.D. with distinc-tion in 1989 from the American University of Beirut. He completed an internship and residency in 1992 in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Hematology and Medical Oncology in 1995 at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. In 1995 Dr. Mudad  joined the Tulane University faculty as Associate in Medicine in the Section of Hematology and Medical Oncology. He was promoted to Assistant Professor of Medicine in 1996 and in July of 2001 to the rank of Associate Professor of Medicine. In 1996 Dr. Mudad was appointed Chief of the Section of Hematology/Oncology at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in New Orleans and was also the Associate Chief, Section of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Tulane Medical School and Director of Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Training between 2001-2006. Dr Mudad's primary interest and research is in the field of solid tumor oncology and specifically lung cancer. He has conducted several clinical trials in lung, prostate, head & neck and bladder cancers.

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