At West Cancer Center & Research Institute, we have an experienced team of specialists that manage all forms of malignant hematology cancers. With approximately 59,000 new leukemia diagnosis, 35,700 myeloma and 89,380 lymphoma each year, you can trust our experience and access to cutting edge treatments and clinical trials.

70% of patients in the Mid-South diagnosed with these tumor types choose to trust West Cancer Center for their care

Our Malignant Hematology Specialists

You can trust our multidisciplinary specialists to work together to create a plan specific to your disease to ensure the most positive outcomes and quality of life.

Jason Chandler, MD

Medical Oncology Lead

Jeff Harris, Jr., MD, MS

Medical Oncologist

Matthew Ballo, MD, FACR

Radiationl Oncology Lead

Chika Obele, MD


Allen Ardestani, MD


Sridhar Shankar, MD


Anita Vincent, RDN, CSO, LDN

Licensed Oncology Nutritionist

W. Clay Jackson, MD, DipTh

Palliative Care

Sommer Brannan, MSN, FNP

Palliative Care

Lauren Taylor, MSN, FNP-C

Palliative Care

Janice Pazar, PhD