Hematologist Oncologist Now Serving Mid-Shore Cancer Patients – My Eastern Shore

Posted: August 24, 2017 at 2:40 am

EASTON Dr. Kerwin Cumberbatch, hematologist oncologist, is now part of the physician network providing cancer care to patients in the five-county region served by University of Maryland Shore Regional Health.

Cumberbatch, who is a member of the Cambridge-based physician practice operated by Dr. Mahmood Shariff, is based at the Cancer Center at UM Shore Regional Health in Easton as well as at UM Shore Medical Centers at Dorchester and Easton.

In addition to seeing patients in Dr. Mary DeShields office at the Cancer Center and at his Cambridge office at 505 Byrne Street, Dr. Cumberbatch brings much-needed hematology services into our hospitals and also provides inpatient cancer care, Shariff said. His expertise makes him a great addition to the cancer care provided by Dr. DeShields and the Cancer Center team.

Dr. Cumberbatch came to the Mid-Shore in July from Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, where he completed a three-year fellowship in hematology and oncology, serving as chief fellow during the third year. Previously, he had completed a four-year residency at the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., serving as chief resident from 2013 to 2014.

In 2006, Cumberbatch earned his medical degree from the University of West Indies in St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago and received the Astra Zeneca Award for first place from the Universitys Faculty of Medical Sciences.

He is board certified in internal medicine and will take board certification exams in hematology and oncology later this year. His professional memberships included the American College of Physicians and the Medical Professionals Association of Trinidad and Tobago. During his fellowship training, he served as a member of the Quality Improvement Committee for the Department of Oncology as well as a member of the Fellowship Program Evaluation Committee.

More information about hematology and oncology services provided by Cumberbatch may be obtained by calling Shariffs office at 410-228-9515.

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