• Katia Khoury, MD, is Assistant Professor of Medicine. She is a clinician-educator in the Division of Hematology and Oncology who works in outpatient breast clinics as well as inpatient services at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She has a clinical and research interest in breast oncology, with a focus on breast cancer management, hereditary breast cancer syndromes, health disparities, and practice areas with limited resources.

    Dr. Khoury earned her M.D. from the American University of Beirut (AUB) in 2012, followed by two years of post-doctoral research in the Division of Hematology and Oncology at AUB. She completed her Internal Medicine residency at Case Western Reserve University/ University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center in 2017; and she subsequently trained as a Hematology and Oncology fellow at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. She joined the faculty at UAB in 2020.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2020 Prevalence of Phosphatidylinositol-3-Kinase (PI3K) Pathway Alterations and Co-alteration of Other Molecular Markers in Breast CancerFrontiers in Oncology.  10. 2020
    2018 Randomized trial of proactive rapid genetic counseling versus usual care for newly diagnosed breast cancer patientsBreast Cancer Research and Treatment.  170:517-524. 2018
    2018 Risk and Prevention for Highly Penetrant GenesCurrent Breast Cancer Reports.  10. 2018
    2017 Practice and Impact of Multidisciplinary Tumor Boards on Patient Management: A Prospective StudyJournal of Global Oncology.  3:242-249. 2017
    2015 Global Practice and Efficiency of Multidisciplinary Tumor Boards: Results of an American Society of Clinical Oncology International SurveyJournal of Global Oncology.  1:57-64. 2015
    2015 BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutations in Ethnic Lebanese Arab Women With High Hereditary Risk Breast Cancer 2015
    2014 Enhancing cancer care in areas of limited resources: our next stepsFuture Oncology.  10:1953-1965. 2014
    2014 Tumor Boards: Optimizing the Structure and Improving Efficiency of Multidisciplinary Management of Patients with Cancer WorldwideAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology educational book / ASCO. American Society of Clinical Oncology. Meeting.  e461-e466. 2014
    2014 Small Cell Lung Cancer with Metastasis to the Breast: A Case Report and Review of the Literature 2014
    2014 Outcome of Breast Cancer Patients Treated outside of Clinical TrialsJournal of Cancer.  5:491-498. 2014
    2013 Re: Tumor Boards and the Quality of Cancer Care 2013
    2013 Epidemiology and prognosis of breast cancer in young women.Journal of thoracic disease2013
    2013 Cancer in Lebanon: Incidence, History, and Developments of Therapy 2013

    Education And Training

  • American University of Beirut, Postdoctoral Research
  • University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Residency
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Doctor of Medicine, American University of Beirut 2012
  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Biology, American University of Beirut 2008
  • Full Name

  • Katia Khoury