FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Dr. Kavita Karla Joins Maryland General Hospital's Department of Oncology and Hematology
(Baltimore, MD - November 17, 2010) Kavita B. Kalra, M.D., has joined the Department of Oncology and Hematology at Maryland General Hospital in Baltimore. Dr. Kalra is Board Certified in Medical Oncology, Hematology and Internal Medicine. She will specialize in Breast, Lung, GI, and Head/Neck cancers will also see patient's with lymphoma, multiple myeloma and anemia including iron deficiency.
Dr. Kalra is a graduate of St. George's University School of Medicine. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Maryland General Hospital and a Fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at the Greenebaum Cancer Center at the University of Maryland Medical Center.
Prior to joining Maryland General Hospital, Dr. Kalra was an Assistant Instructor in medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the Chief Resident during her residency at Maryland General.
"We are pleased to have Dr. Kalra join Maryland General Hospital," said Dr. W. Eugene Egerton, Chief Medical Officer at Maryland General Hospital. "Her expertise in oncology and hematology will greatly benefit our patients and the residents of our community."
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About Maryland General Hospital
Founded in 1881, Maryland General Hospital is a 213-bed urban community teaching hospital and part of the University of Maryland Medical System. Located in the heart of downtown Baltimore, the hospital provides healthcare in more than 30 specialties to approximately 110,000 patients annually through inpatient and outpatient care and free health screenings throughout the community.