Zeina A. Nahleh, MD, FACP
Other LanguagesArabic, French, Spanish
Primary LocationInternal Medicine 4801 Alberta Ave.
El Paso, TX 79905
Phone (915) 215-5200
Secondary LocationEl Paso Breast Care Center 4801 Alberta Ave.
El Paso, TX 79905
Phone (915) 215-6040
Medical School: American University of Beirut
- George Washington University School of Medicine
Residency: George Washington University School of Medicine
Undergraduate School: American University of Beirut
- American Board Internal Medicine
- American Board Internal Medicine (Sub: Medical Oncology)
- American Board Internal Medicine (Sub: Hematology)
Dr. Nahleh is currently Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Division of Hematology-Oncology at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, El Paso (TTUHSCEP) in El Paso, Texas. She is also Co-Director of the Texas Tech Garbar Breast Care Center and Director of Oncoogy and Chairperson of the Cancer Committee at the University Medical Center of El Paso (UMC). Dr. Nahleh was previously employed as Associate Professor and Co-Leader of the Breast Cancer Multidisciplinary team at the Wayne State University-Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, a National Cancer Institute (NCI) – designated Cancer Center. Dr. Nahleh’s research interests, funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the Cancer Prevention Institute of Texas (CPRIT) and several scientific agencies, focus on innovative treatment of breast cancer and improving the quality of life of cancer patients. Dr. Nahleh is a principal investigator in the Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG) and served in the NCI – Neoadjuvant and Metastatic breast committees. She is also a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American College of Physicians. Dr. Nahleh has received numerous awards including the Barbara Ann Karmanos’ “Hero of Breast Cancer Award for Scientific Distinction”, the TTUHSCEP “Dean’s Excellence in Research Award”, the “Top Oncologists in El Paso, TX Award” by the International Association of Oncologists, and the “Patients’ Choice Award”. She has authored over 50 articles and book chapters in the field of cancer and breast cancer research. She authored 2 books, “A Guide for Learning and Coping with Breast Cancer” and “Cancer Myths and Facts” both translated to Spanish. She has presented in major national and international cancer meetings and serves on the editorial board of numerous world-renowned medical journals. Dr. Nahleh has a double American Board certification in Hematology and Oncology.
Breast neoplasms (cancers), all types of breast cancer including Male Breast Cancer, Inflammatory breast cancer, Ductal carcinoma in Situ and metastatic breast cancer; also I am happy to see patients for Second opinions related to breast or breast related cancers and treatment
- University Medical Center of El Paso
- El Paso Children's Hospital
- Breast cancer
- Innovative treatment of breast cancer