Nasfat Shehadeh, MDDr. Nasfat Shehadeh is board certified in Hematology, Medical Oncology, Genetic Cancer Risk Assessment, and Internal Medicine. His clinical interests include GU/ GI oncology and head/neck cancer. Dr. Shehadeh has been voted a top doctor in medical oncology for years 2019-2022 by Charlotte Magazine. He graduated from the medical school at Jordan University of Science and Technology in Irbid, Jordan with honors on the Dean’s list. After his residency and fellowship at Wayne State University in Detroit, he held various academic appointments as a fellow and professor at the University of Minnesota, Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit, and University of Toledo. Before serving cancer patients in Charlotte, he was the medical director at Mercy Cancer Centers in Toledo and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. He and his family migrated south when he took on the clinical role of developing a cancer program with Novant Health Cancer Specialists starting in 2015. In 2020, Dr. Shehadeh joined the oncology team at OSC. Having worked previously in a hospital-based cancer program, he has seen the vast difference of personalized care that can be obtained in an independent oncology practice. The setting is patient-focused with access to care that is broadened across all the hospital systems and not being limited to just one. Dr. Shehadeh brings a range of clinical expertise in all areas of solid tumor and blood diseases. He has overseen many clinical research trials in various cancer therapies, including immunotherapy, metastasized cellular structure, stem cell transplant, and blood disorders, to name a few. In the past few years he has been presenting to various cancer groups on specific topics in lung cancer, breast cancer, clinical trials, colon cancer, and multiple myeloma. He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Community Oncology Alliance, and locally the Independent Physicians of the Carolinas. Dr. Shehadeh is married with four children. In his leisure time, he enjoys singing and music. You can also find him spending time camping with his kids, hiking, playing ping-pong, and chess. Dr. Shehadeh is a dedicated volunteer at the Shifa Clinic, which provides free health care for those in need. Medical School Jordan University of Science and Technology Irbid, Jordan Internship Zarka Teaching Hospital Zarka, Jordan Internal Medicine Residency Wayne State University Detroit Medical Center Detroit, Michigan Fellowship Training – Hematology/Oncology Karmanos Cancer Institute Wayne State University Detroit Medical Center Detroit, Michigan Board Certifications Medical Oncology Hematology Internal Medicine
Jennifer Dallas, MDDr. Jennifer Dallas has over a decade of experience in Hematology and Oncology. She is board certified in Medical Oncology, Hematology, and Internal Medicine. In addition to general oncology and blood disorders, her clinical interests include thoracic, colorectal, and brain cancers. Dr. Dallas has been voted TOP DOCTOR 2022 as a medical oncologist by Charlotte Magazine. Her passion for oncology and hematology stems from the journey with her mother through several cancer diagnoses. A Georgia native, she graduated from the Medical College of Georgia and completed an internship, residency, and fellowship at the University of Florida. In 2015, she moved to Charlotte where she and two other oncologists, one being our own Nasfat Shehadeh MD, pioneered the hospital’s first cancer care clinic at Novant Health. Dr. Dallas and her husband, who is a physician in neonatology, and two daughters enjoy the outdoors. She delights in running, and she loves dogs, especially her rescue Rhodesian Ridgebacks.Medical School Medical College of Georgia Augusta, GA
Internship and Residency University of Florida College of Medicine Gainesville, FL
Fellowship Training – Hematology/Oncology University of Florida College of Medicine Gainesville, FLBoard Certifications Medical Oncology Hematology Internal Medicine
Kaitlyn O’Keefe, DOOncologist Dr. Kaitlyn O'Keefe practices at the Randolph Rd location. Dr. O’Keefe specializes in general oncology, staying up-to-date with all different disease states and new treatment developments. She has a special interest in caring for breast and gynecological cancer patients, as well as patients with gastrointestinal cancers such as colon, pancreatic, and liver cancers. Dr. O’Keefe also expresses a keen interest in enrolling patients in clinical trials to advance the science, particularly when these trials offer improved treatment options. Moreover, she is dedicated to enhancing the care, comfort, and overall quality of life for every patient throughout their journey, ensuring dignity, grace, and peace at all stages of care. Dr. O’Keefe treats the whole person, taking a patient-centered approach to care that is based on listening intently and understanding what patients want to achieve from treatment. Dr. O’Keefe said, “I am acutely aware of the impact that a patient's cancer diagnosis and treatment journey can have on them as individuals and for their family. I am passionate about making a difference in my patients’ lives. My patients and their family members are the most important people in the room. I am responsible for educating them with relevant information about their disease, alleviating their concerns at each stage in the process, and developing a high-quality, cost-effective treatment plan that best fits their individual needs. I am committed to making each patient feel empowered by the information provided to them and supported by the expertise of their care team.” Dr. O'Keefe's received her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine. She then completed her Internal Medicine Residency at Carolinas Medical Center and Hematology/Oncology Fellowship at Atrium Health Levine Cancer Institute. During her fellowship, Dr. O'Keefe was named Chief Fellow. Outside the office, Dr. O'Keefe enjoys spending time with her husband Ryan and extended family including her nieces and nephews, traveling internationally to new places and cultures, and staying active by running, hiking with their dog, and swimming. She is on a quest to become a better cook, become fluent in Spanish, and continue to be active in global medical mission trips in the future. Medical School Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine
Internship and Residency Carolinas Medical Center
Fellowship Training Atrium Health Levine Cancer InstituteExpertise Medical Oncology
Hadley S. DeBerg, FNP-CA native South Carolinian, Hadley obtained her BSN from Clemson University and then her nurse practitioner education at Francis Marion University in Florence, SC. She previously worked Urgent Care and Family Medicine in SC, as well as a summer Medical Mission trip to Romania in 2012 to treat patients at 10 medical clinics in various villages. When she’s not caring for patients, Hadley enjoys the outdoors, hiking, reading and spending time with her family. Hadley will be working with our oncologists through patient care in chemo teaches, follow-up intervals, disease management, and survivorship summaries. Nursing School: Clemson University, Clemson, SC Nurse Practitioner Program: Francis Marion University, Florence, SC Certifications: Family Certified Nurse Practitioner
Brooke A. Davis, FNP-C, OCNBrooke relocated to Charlotte from Pennsylvania after obtaining her Bachelor of Science from the University of Pittsburgh, and then her BSN from Queens University in Charlotte. Once in Charlotte, she worked as an oncology nurse and obtained her certification, OCN, Oncology Certified Nurse and joined Oncology Specialists of Charlotte as first a chemo nurse, and then advanced to the position of lead chemo nurse for several years. Brooke acquired her nurse practitioner education at George Washington University. She and her husband have a daughter, and two sons, and a dog Fleurie. She has trained in internal medicine, family medicine, pediatrics, and OB/GYN to fulfill her educational rotations in managing acute and chronic disease states in outpatient settings. Brooke will be working with our oncologists through patient care in chemo teaches, follow-up intervals, disease management, and survivorship summaries. Nursing School: Queens University, Charlotte, NC Nurse Practitioner Program: George Washington University Certifications: Oncology Certified Nurse Family Certified Nurse Practitioner
Amy G. Kemmerlin, FNP-C
While her children were in school, she transitioned to the role of the full-time school nurse. It was there that she felt the calling to advance her nursing career and she went to the University of SC in Columbia for her family nurse practitioner education, training, and certification.
Amy enjoys family time on the lake boating, tubing, and water skiing with her husband and two children, one in middle school and the other in high school. For winding down, she enjoys a nice walk and reading books.
She will help guide patients with disease management, chemo teaches, and survival summaries.