The Center Welcomes Dr. Talha Riaz
Talha Riaz, M.D. is dedicated to providing Medical Oncology and Hematology treatments to his patients. He focuses on solid tumors and, benign and malignant hematology. Dr. Riaz takes time with each patient and works closely with a team of medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgeons, nurses, dieticians, patient navigators, and other support staff to ensure that each individual receives a customized treatment plan. He will utilize the latest anti-cancer agents, including chemotherapy, immunotherapy, gene targeted therapy and clinical trials which allows him to create up-to-date treatment plans that focus on each patient's personalized needs and nurture their recovery.
Dr. Riaz went to Medical School at Dow Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan. He completed his Internal Medicine Internship at Civil Hospital Karachi, Pakistan. Given his passion for higher level of training and to ultimately pursue a career in Medical Oncology/Hematology, he decided to come to the United States in 2012. Dr. Riaz completed his residency training at BronxCare Health Systems at Mount Sinai, Bronx, New York. Dr. Riaz completed his Fellowship training in Hematology and Medical Oncology at the University of Missouri, Columbia Missouri, where he also served as Chief Fellow. Dr. Riaz has multiple publication in both national and international peer reviewed Medical Journals including PLoS One, BMC Gastroenterology, Thrombosis Journal, etc.
Dr. Riaz is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Society of Hematology, and the American Society of Medical Oncology. He is a member of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council. He was served as Vice President of the Drug Bank at “Patients’ Welfare Association” in Pakistan.
Dr. Riaz is excited to be in North Texas where he will be close to his family, and looks forward to helping and providing its community members with exceptional care. Dr. Riaz and his wife Dr. Bismah Siddiqui are parents to one daughter and are thrilled to be starting their new chapter in life in Fort Worth, TX. In his spare time, Dr. Riaz loves to travel with family and friends, enjoys music and is also a huge soccer fan (Fan of Liverpool FC).