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Raja Mudad, M.D.

General Information

Raja  Mudad, M.D.


  • Fax: 954-961-9282


  • 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

Benign Hematology
Head & Neck Cancer
Melanoma and Skin Cancers
Prostate, Kidney, Bladder, Testis and Adrenocortical Cancer
Thoracic Cancer
Unknown Primary


Patients' Choice Award
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


1992-1995 Fellowship
Duke University Medical Center
1990-1992 Internal Medicine
Duke University Medical Center
1989-1990 Internship
Duke University Medical Center
1985-1989 Doctor of Medicine
American University of Beirut
1982-1985 Bachelor of Science
American University of Beirut


  • Mudad R, Kane WH: DDAVP in acquired hemophilia A: Case report and review of the literature. Am J Hematol 43:295-299,1993.
  • Mudad R, Vredenburgh J, Paulson EK, Ross M, Meisenberg B, Hussein A, Peters WP: A radiologic syndrome after high dose chemotherapy and autologous bone marrow transplantation, with clinical and pathologic features of systemic candidiasis. Cancer 74:1360-1366,1994
  • Mudad R, Hussein A, Peters WP: Guillain-Barre syndrome following autologous bone marrow transplantation. Am J Clin Oncol (CCT) 18(2): 167-169, 1995.
  • Mudad R, Rao N, Angelisova P, Horejsi V, Telen MJ: Evidence that CDw108 membrane protein bears the JMH blood group antigen. Transfusion 35:566-570, 1995
  • Mudad R, Rao N, Issitt PD, Roy RB, Combs MR, Telen MJ: JMH variants: Serological, clinical and biochemical analysis in two cases. Transfusion 35:925-930, 1995.
  • Mudad R, Telen MJ: Biological Functions of Blood Group Antigens. Current Opinion in Hematology 3:473-479, 1996.
  • Zhang XY, Safah H, Mudad R, Maher E, Krause J, Miller A, Ehrlich M: Frequency of BCL-2/JH translocations in peripheral blood of follicular lymphoma patients. American Journal of Hematology 55:205-207,1997.
  • Mahmood T, Mudad R: A case report of carcinoid syndrome with unknown primary. Am J Clin Oncol, Aug;22(4): 384-386, 1999.
  • Mahmood T, Mudad R: Pulmonary toxicity secondary to Procarbazine. Am J Clin Oncol. Apr;25(2):187-188, 2002.


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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