Osama Qubaiah, M.D.
Dr. Qubaiah received his MD degree from Jordan University of Science and Technology. This was one of only two medical schools in Jordan. He graduated among the top 10% in his class. He completed a residency in internal medicine, a fellowship in geriatric medicine, and a combined fellowship in both hematology and medical oncology all at St Louis University. He is board certified in internal medicine, geriatric medicine, hematology, and medical oncology.
Dr. Qubaiah joined the faculty at the University of Oklahoma and the Oklahoma City VA Medical Center after completing his training. He assumed the responsibility of the director of gastrointestinal malignancy program at the VA, which involved coordinating the care of patients and also managing the clinical trial program. He was instrumental in developing the multidisciplinary gastrointestinal malignancy clinic at the Stephenson Cancer Center of the University of Oklahoma in Oklahoma City. Multidisciplinary cancer clinics are considered essential in providing the best care to cancer patients nowadays.
Dr. Qubaiah’s responsibilities included training of medical students, interns, residents and hematology/oncology fellows. He was directly involved with national and international hematology and oncology research protocols, and was the local principal investigator on several of these protocols. He also ran an investigator-initiated protocol for treatment of pancreatic cancer. He has multiple publications and book chapters that he authored. He also was appointed as the Chief of Hematology and Oncology Section at the Oklahoma City VA Medical Center, and remained in that position till he joined Hematology Oncology Consultants in September 2013.
Dr. Qubaiah is married with two daughters. He loves spending time with family and friends indoors and outdoors.