Fox Chase Welcomes

Clinical Faculty

Thoracic Cancer

saviorDeric C. Savior, MD, assistant professor and director of thoracic oncology at Temple University Hospital, joins the medical oncology department and the lung cancer care team at Fox Chase. His clinical interests include palliative care and paraneoplastic syndromes. He received his MD from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine (now Drexel University College of Medicine) and completed a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at National Rehabilitation Hospital in Washington, D.C., as well as an internal medicine residency at Graduate Hospital, where he was chief resident. He also completed a fellowship in hematology/oncology at Lankenau Hospital.

Breast Cancer

padmanabhanAruna Padmanabhan, MD, director of breast cancer at Temple University Hospital and assistant professor of medicine at Temple University School of Medicine, joins Fox Chase’s medical oncology department as an associate professor of breast malignancies. She received her MBBS from Kasturba Medical College in Manipal, India, was chief resident in internal medicine at Trinitas Hospital of Seton Hall University in Elizabeth, N.J, and completed a fellowship in medical oncology at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, N.Y.

Genitourinary Cancer

pereira_ricoAlvaro Pereira-Rico, MD, associate professor of clinical medicine at Temple University School of Medicine, joins Fox Chase’s department of medical oncology and genitourinary cancer care team as an associate professor of genitourinary malignancies. His research focuses on uro-oncology, including prostate, renal, and bladder cancers. Pereira-Rico received his MD from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain, and completed an internal medicine residency and women’s health fellowship at Saint Louis University Health Sciences Center and a medical oncology and hematology internship at Jefferson Medical College.

Gastrointestinal Cancer

MittalCC-HR-rgbJuhi Mittal, MD, director of gastrointestinal oncology at Temple University Hospital and assistant professor of medicine at Temple University, joins the Fox Chase department of medical oncology as an assistant professor of gastrointestinal malignancies. She received her MBBS from Kasturba Medical College in Manipal, India and completed a surgical internship at the North Division of Montefiore Medical Center. Mittal also completed a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in hematology/medical oncology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.