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Talal Hilal, M.B., B.Ch.

  1. Hematologist / Oncologist

Talal Hilal, M.D., is a hematologist/oncologist and bone marrow transplant physician with a clinical focus on chronic lymphocytic leukemia, lymphoid malignancies, and rare histiocytic neoplasms. Dr. Hilal attended medical school at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He obtained training in internal medicine at the University of Kentucky and in hematology/oncology at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona where he served as Chief Fellow.

Dr. Hilal's clinical practice focuses on the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia, various types of lymphoma, and histiocytic neoplasms. He is interested in incorporating various modalities of therapy that help serve individual patient needs, including using novel targeted therapies, bispecific T-cell engagers, and cellular therapy.

He is part of the bone marrow transplant and chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy programs where he prescribes specialized treatments for patients with lymphoid malignancies.

  1. Chronic lymphocytic leukemia
  2. Hairy cell leukemia
  3. Hodgkin lymphoma
  4. Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
  5. Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia
  • Chronic lymphocytic leukemia
  • Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
  • Hodgkin lymphoma
  • Bone marrow transplantation
  • Cellular therapy
  1. 2019
    FellowHematology/Oncology Fellowship, Internal Medicine, Programs in Arizona, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2016
    Resident - Internal MedicineUniversity of Kentucky
  3. 2012
    MB BCh/BAO - Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor in the Art of ObstetricsRoyal College of Surgeons in Ireland - Medical University of Bahrain

Certifications

  1. 2019
    HematologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 2019
    Medical OncologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  3. 2016
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2018
    Pan Pacific Lymphoma Conference Travel AwardUniversity of Nebraska Medical Center
  2. 2015
    Department of Internal Medicine Resident Scholarly Activity AwardUniversity of Kentucky
  3. 2012
    Higher Aggregate Marks Gold MedalRoyal College of Surgeons in Ireland - Medical University of Bahrain
  4. 2012
    Class ValedictorianRoyal College of Surgeons in Ireland - Medical University of Bahrain
  5. 2009
    Intermediate Cycle Silver Medal Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland - Medical University of Bahrain
  6. 2007
    Junior Cycle Silver MedalRoyal College of Surgeons in Ireland - Medical University of Bahrain

Professional memberships

  1. 2016 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  2. 2016 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Hematology

Publications