Lymphoma is a general term for cancers that start in the lymph system (the tissues and organs that produce, store, and carry white blood cells that fight infections).

Nakhle Saba, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Section of Hematology and Medical Oncology

Areas of Specialty

  • Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
  • Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Stem Cell Transplant

Medical Degree

Lebanese University, Beirut, 2005

Residency Training

  • Internal Medicine: East Tennessee State University, 2008
  • Hematology & Medical Oncology Research Track: Tulane University School of Medicine, 2011

Fellowship Training

  • Translational Research Fellowship in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia and Mantle Cell
  • Lymphoma: National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute National Institutes of Health, 2014

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine: Internal Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology

Research Focus

Lymphoma and lymphoid leukemia biology and targeted therapy, particularly the role of B-cell receptor signaling.