Mohamed A. Kharfan Dabaja, M.D., M.B.A.

  1. Hematologist / Oncologist

Location

  1. Jacksonville, Florida

Languages

ArabicEnglishSpanish

Mohamed Kharfan-Dabaja, M.D. is a hematologist and oncologist in the Blood and Marrow Transplant and Cellular Therapy (CAR-T) programs at Mayo Clinic hospital in Jacksonville, Florida.

Dr. Kharfan-Dabaja, who speaks Arabic, English, and Spanish, received his medical degree from the American University of Beirut in Beirut, Lebanon, and completed his fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital in 2002. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine with specialties in internal medicine, hematology and medical oncology.

Dr. Kharfan-Dabaja has published more than 200 manuscripts, 15 book chapters, and has presented his work at many international scientific forums.

In his free time, Dr. Kharfan-Dabaja enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time with his family. He and his wife have five daughters ranging in age from 10 to 20.

  1. Bone marrow transplant
  2. CAR t-cell therapy
  • Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-cell Therapy (CAR T)
  • Haploidentical transplantation
  • Reduced intensity conditioning regimens for lymphoid malignancies
  • Vaccine therapy for CMV in the setting of allogeneic HCT
  • Graft versus Host disease (acute and chronic)
  • Personalized cancer care using genomics in hematopoietic cell transplantation
  • Evidence-based medicine in hematopoietic cell transplantation
  1. 2016
    MBAMuma College of Business, University of South Florida
  2. 2002
    Fellowship - Hematology and Medical OncologySylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami School of Medicine
  3. 1999
    Internship/Residency - Internal MedicineMedstar/Good Samaritan Hospital
  4. 1996
    Internship - Transitional (Rotating) MedicineAmerican University of Beirut Medical Center, American University of Beirut
  5. 1995
    MDAmerican University of Beirut Medical School
  6. 1991
    BS - BiologyAmerican University of Beirut

Certifications

  1. 2003
    HematologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 2002
    Medical OncologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  3. 1999
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2016
    Elected to Membership of the HonoraryBeta Gamma Sigma Junior/Senior Honor Society
  2. 2016
    Member Advocacy LeadershipAmerican Society of Hematology
  3. 2015
    Elected to MembershipPhi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  4. 2011
    SCORE Issam Fares Institute Grant For Best Project ProposalAlpha Omega Alpha
  5. 2011
    Elected to MembershipAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  6. 2009
    Travel AwardAmerican Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
  7. 2003
    Clinical Research Training Institute AwardAmerican Society of Hematology
  8. 2001
    Young Investigator AwardAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  9. 2001
    Fellowship AwardAmgen
  10. 1999
    Winner of the 3rd Annual Doctor’s Dilemma ProgramChief resident association of Baltimore

Professional memberships

  1. 2016 - present
    MemberBeta Gamma Sigma
  2. 2015 - present
    MemberPhi Kappa Phi
  3. 2015 - 2016
    Committee MemberAmerican Society of Hematology
  4. 2014 - present
    MemberEuropean Group for Blood and Marrow
  5. 2012
    AdvisorLebanese Ministry of Health on National Cancer Treatment
  6. 2012
    Vice ChairInstitutional Review Board, American University of Beirut
  7. 2011 - 2012
    VolunteerAmerican University of Beirut
  8. 2011 - 2012
    Abstract Review CommitteeAmerican University of Beirut
  9. 2011
    ModeratorUpdates in Multiple Myeloma and the Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  10. 2011
    Abstract Reviewer45th Annual Middle East Medical Assembly Meeting
  11. 2011 - 2012
    Review BoardAmerican University of Beirut
  12. 2011 - 2012
    RepresentativeDivision of Hematology-Oncology, American University of Beirut
  13. 2011 - present
    MemberEastern Mediterranean Bone Marrow Transplantation Group
  14. 2011 - present
    MemberAlpha Omega Alpha
  15. 2010
    ModeratorHealth Services and Outcomes Research, American Society of Hematology
  16. 2010 - 2012
    Volunteer in testingAmerican University of Beirut
  17. 2010 - 2012
    Review BoardAmerican University of Beirut
  18. 2007 - 2010
    Volunteer in testingCollege of Medicine, University of South Florida College of Medicine
  19. 2006 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
  20. 2003 - 2005
    Scientific ReviewerUniversity of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
  21. 2002 - 2005
    Selection CommitteeUniversity of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
  22. 2002 - 2005
    InterviewerUniversity of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
  23. 2001 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Hematology
  24. 1997 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians

Publications