Burhan Yanes, MD, Medical Director, Oncology
Along with serving as Medical Director of Miami Valley Hospital's Blood and Marrow Transplant Unit, which he founded in October 1993, Dr. Yanes serves as the Medical Director of the Oncology Program at Miami Valley Hospital. Dr. Burhan Yanes is a board certified medical oncologist, and he is also in private hematology/oncology practice in Dayton, Ohio.
Dr. Yanes received his MD from the University of Damascus in Syria on a full academic scholarship. His residency was completed at Wright State University in Internal Medicine. His completed a fellowship in hematology and oncology at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. He also was Visiting Fellow in Blood Marrow Transplantation at Johns Hopkins University.
Dr. Yanes is a dedicated teacher. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Wright State University School of Medicine. He trains students, residents and fellows in hematology and oncology. Dr. Yanes is board certified.
Minia Hellan, MD – Medical Director, Robotic Surgical Oncology
Dr. Minia Hellan received her MD from University of Vienna Medical School in Austria and completed internship and residency programs in Family Practice and Obstetrics and Gynecology in Vienna. After a research fellowship at Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, Dr. Hellan entered residency in General Surgery at Metropolitan Group Hospitals in Chicago, graduating in 2006. In 2008 she completed a fellowship in Surgical Oncology at City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California.
In 2008 Dr. Hellan joined Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine where she is Assistant Professor of Surgery and Skill Curriculum Director, Surgery Residency Program. She is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a member of the American College of Surgeons, Minimally Invasive Robotic Association, the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, and the Society of Surgical Oncology.
Dr. Hellan’s areas of clinical expertise include surgical oncology, breast care, hepato-biliary and pancreatic surgery, advanced laparoscopic surgery and robotic surgery.
Stanley Jenkins, MD, FACS, Cancer Liaison Physician with the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons
Dr. Stanley Jenkins is a retired oncology surgeon at Miami Valley Hospital. He has been heavily involved in creating MVH’s comprehensive breast cancer program. His formal education began with a BA from Anderson College in Anderson, Indiana. He did graduate work at both Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and Columbia University in New York. He received his AS with honors from Kettering College of Medical Arts. His medical degree was attained at the Wright State University School of Medicine.
Dr. Jenkins is actively involved in the computerized documentation system at MVH and the Integrative Care Management Program.
Naomi M. Kane, MD, Breast Center Medical Director
Dr. Naomi Kane earned her medical degree from the New York Medical College. She completed an internship at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Dr. Kane did her residency at Rhode Island Hospital/Brown University Program in Medicine as a chief resident and assistant instructor in radiation medicine. Her fellowship at the University of Michigan was in computer topography, magnetic resonance imaging, and mammography.
Dr. Kane was an assistant professor of radiology at the University of Michigan. She completed the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology course in radiology pathology and worked as director of Mammography Services Co-Director of Woman Care of Washington at the National Rehabilitation Hospital in Washington D.C.
William Nahhas, MD, BSC, FACOG, FACS, Gynecologic Oncologist
Dr. Nahhas is the medical director of the Miami Valley Hospital’s Gynecologic Oncology Center, the first center in the area that has been exclusively serving women with gynecologic oncology conditions for over 20 years. Dr Nahhas’ guidance and leadership has helped make MVH’s Gynecologic Oncology Program the comprehensive service it is today.
Dr. Nahhas joined the staff at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine in 1983. He has provided on-going education to the medical students, residents, and nursing staff. He has received numerous awards honoring him for his excellent patient care and medical expertise.
Dr. Nahhas is a co-investigator with the Dayton Clinical Oncology Program and the Gynecology Oncology Group.
Greg Rasp, MD, Medical Director of Radiation Oncology
Dr. Rasp has been with Miami Valley Hospital 12 years. He received his medical degree from the University of Illinois. Dr. Rasp completed his internship at MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn, Illinois and his residency in radiation oncology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.
Dr. Rasp is certified by the American Board of Radiology. He is also an active co-investigator with the Dayton Clinical Oncology Program.
Melissa Roelle, MD, Medical Director of the High Risk Breast Cancer Center
A 2002 graduate of the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dr. Roelle completed the General Surgery Residency Program at Wright State and is certified by the American Board of Surgery.
Dr. Roelle is an assistant professor of Surgery at Boonshoft School of Medicine and an attending general surgeon with Wright State Physicians. She joined the Miami Valley Hospital Medical Staff in 2007. She is a member of the Miami Valley Hospital Oncology Committee and is medical advisor for the Breast Cancer Task Force of the Greater Miami Valley.
Dr. Roelle is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the Association for Surgical Education, the Ohio State Medical Association and the Montgomery County Medical Society.