Mahmoud Charif

Mahmoud Charif

Associate Professor of Clinical Geo

Vontz Center


COM IM Hematology/Oncology Division - 0562

Vontz Center for Molecular Studies
3125 Eden Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267


Medical Degree, Damascus University School of Medicine 1988

Residency, Wright State University Hospital 1993 (Internal Medicine )

Fellowship, University of Cincinnati Hoxworth Blood Center 2006 (Transfusion Medicine and Blood Banking )

Fellowship, University of Cincinnati 2010 (Hematology Oncology )

Positions and Work Experience

1993 -2000 Medical Director, Heartland of Jackson Nursing and Rehab Facility,

1993 -2001 Staff Internist, Oak Hill Hospital, Oak Hill, Ohio,

1994 -2001 Secretary of Medical Staff, Oak Hill Hospital, Oak Hill, Ohio,

2001 -2005 Secretary of Medical Staff, Holzer Medical Center, Jackson, Ohio,

2001 -2005 Staff Internist, Holzer Medical Center, Jackson, Ohio,

2006 -2007 Hospitalist, Mercy Hospital Anderson,

Research and Practice Interests

Breast cancer, Hematology Oncology

Clinical Focus


Medical Oncology

Hematology and Oncology



Internal Medicine

Medical Oncology


American Board of Internal Medicine (Hematology)


American Board of Internal Medicine (Medical Oncology)


Research Support

Grant: #Back to Bedside Grant Agreement Investigators:Charif, Mahmoud 07-01-2019 -06-30-2021 Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Back to Bedside Initiative Role:PI $5,000.00 Active Level:Private Non-Profit


Peer Reviewed Publications

Lower, Elyse E; Charif, Mahmoud; Bartelt, Meg (2018. ) Reduced dose pegfilgrastim is associated with less bone pain without increased neutropenia: a retrospective study.Cancer chemotherapy and pharmacology, , 82 (1 ) ,165-170

Khanna, Suchin R; Nguyen, Brave; Charif, Mahmoud (2017. ) Early-Stage Mucinous Ovarian Adenocarcinoma with Extensive Clotting in a Previously Healthy Young Female Patient: An Uncommon Presentation of a Relatively Uncommon Disease.The American journal of case reports, , 18 ,669-673

Randhawa J.;Park T.;Malhotra A.;Charif M. (09-01-2017. ) Two cases of possible remission in metastatic triple-negative breast cancer.Journal of Community and Supportive Oncology, , 15 (5 ) ,e176-e178

Phan, Kim; Charif, Mahmoud (2019. ) Pembrolizumab for PD-L1-Positive Breast Cancer Refractory to Chemotherapy.American journal of therapeutics, ,

Dargazanli, Cyril; Mahmoudi, Mehdi; Cappucci, Matteo; Collemiche, François-Louis; Labreuche, Julien; Habza, Othmane; Gascou, Grégory; Lefèvre, Pierre-Henri; Eker, Omer; Mourand, Isabelle; Gaillard, Nicolas; Charif, Mahmoud; Derraz, Imad; Arquizan, Caroline; Costalat, Vincent (2019. ) Angiographic Patterns and Outcomes Achieved by Proximal Balloon Occlusion in Symptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis Stenting.Clinical neuroradiology, ,


Hematology/Oncology, Cancer, Oncology, Breast Health, Breast Cancer

Contact Information

Academic - Vontz Center for Molecular Studies
3125 Eden Avenue
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267
Phone: 513-558-3851
Fax: 513-558-2124