Phy­sician Biographies

Physician:
Majd Chahin, MD Chahin_webpage

Specializes In:
Hematology/Oncology

Professional Memberships:
American Medical Association
American Cancer Society
South Carolina Medical Assocaiton
South Caroilna Oncology Society
American Society of Clnical Oncology
American Society of Hematology
Association of Community Cancer Centers
National Arab American Medical Association

Contact
St. Joseph’s/Candler – SC Cancer Specialists
100 Buckwalter Place Blvd. #130
Bluffton, SC 29910
843-836-7107
843-836-7112 fax

Dr. Majd Chahin earned his medical degree from Tishreen University School of Medicine in Latakia, Syria. He did a residency in internal medicine at Lutheran Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio, and his fellowship in hematology/oncology at Emory University in Atlanta, Ga.

Dr. Chahin began practicing in the Low Country in 1995, including serving as medical director of the Sea Island Cancer Center in Port Royal. He has written several chapters in medical books, done numerous research studies and served as principal investigator on more than a dozen clinical trials. Dr. Chahin is a member of the several scholarly societies including the American Medical Association, American Cancer Society and American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Dr. Chahin is board certified in medical oncology and is licensed to practice in both South Carolina and Georgia. 

Physician: Christman_LCRPbio
Kathy Lyn Christman, MD

Speicalizes in:
Medical Oncology

Professional Memberships:
American College of Physicians
American Medical Association
South Carolina Medical Association
American Society of Clinical Oncology

Contact
St. Joseph's/Candler Summit Cancer Care in Bluffton
100 Buckwalter Place Blvd., Suite 120
Bluffton, SC 29910
843-836-7140
843-815-8014 fax

Dr. Kathy Lyn Christman earned bachelor's degree from Westminster College in New Wilmington, Penn. She received her medical degree from Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in Hershey, Penn. Dr. Christman did her internship/residency at North Carolina Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem, NC, in internal medicine, followed by a fellowship in medical oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in  New York, New York. 

Dr. Christman is licensed to practice medicine in South Carolina, North Carolina and New York. She is a member of the American College of Physicians, American Medical Association, South Carolina Medical Association and American Society of Clinical Oncology. She is board certified in medical oncology.

Physician:
Huan Bosco Giap, MD, PhD
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Specializes In:
Radiation Oncology

Professional Memberships:
American Society of Radiation Oncology
American College of Radiology
American College of Radiation Oncology
American Brachytherapy Society
CyberKnife Society
American Medical Society

Contact:

LCRP Radiation Oncology Center
225 Candler Drive, Suite 100,
Savannah, GA 31405
912-352-1700

Radiation Oncology Center Hilton Head
25 Hospital Boulevard, Suite 101
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 29926
843-689-6490

Radiation Oncology Center Bluffton
100 Buckwalter Place Blvd.
Bluffton, SC 29910
843-836-7120

Dr. Huan Giap earned his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in nuclear engineering from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. He went on to earn a Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Physics from MD Anderson Caner Center UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. He earned his Medical Doctorate through the McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. Dr. Giap did a transitional internship at St. Joseph Hospital in Houston, followed by a residency in radiation oncology plus proton therapy at Loma Linda University Medical Center in Loma Linda, Calf. Dr. Giap then did a clinical fellowship in SRS/SBRT and brachytherapy at Scripps Clinic in La Jolla, Calif.

Dr. Giap is a member or past member of the American Society of Radiation Oncology, American College of Radiology, American College of Radiation Oncology, American Brachytherapy Society, CyberKnife Society and American Medical Society. Throughout his career, he has received numerous awards and honors, participated in many research activities and been published in multiple books, chapters and other publications.

 

Phy­sician:
Sarah Gill, MD, MS, FACS Dr Sarah Gill

Spec­ial­izes In:
Gynecologic Oncology

Pro­fes­sion­al Mem­ber­ships:
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG)
American College of Surgeons (ACS)
Society of Gynecologic Oncologists (SGO)

Contact:
5353 Reynolds Street, Ste. 200
Savannah, GA 31405
912-819-5771

Dr. Sarah Gill is a board certified Gynecologic Oncologist who has been practicing at the Lewis Cancer and Research Pavilion since August 2017. She completed a fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., after residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Greenville Health System in Greenville, SC. She obtained her medical degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Tenn. Dr. Gill is double board certified in both Gynecologic Oncology and Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is also a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons, which is a prestigious honor among surgeons, as of Oct. 2020. She is a member of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO), American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the American College of Surgeons (ACS). Dr. Gill's interests include treatment of premalignant and malignant conditions of the female genital tract, clinical trials, chemotherapy and survivorship.

 

Physician:
Dr. Gregory M. Haidemenos
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Specializes In:
Hematology/Oncology

Professional Memberships:
South Carolina Oncology Society
South Carolina Medical Society
American College of Physicians
American Medical Association

Contact:
St. Joseph’s/Candler – SC Cancer Specialists
100 Buckwalter Place Blvd. #130
Bluffton, SC 29910
843-836-7107
843-836-7112 fax

St. Joseph’s/Candler – SC Cancer Specialists
45 Hospital Center Commons
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
843-689-2895
843-689-9270 fax

Dr. Gregory Haidemenos earned his undergraduate degree in biology from Iona College in New Rochelle, NY. He earned his medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies, and did his internal medicine residency at Roger Williams Medical Center, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine in Providence, RI. He went on to do a fellowship in hospice and palliative care at The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, followed by a fellowship in hematology oncology at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston where he was chief fellow.

Dr. Haidemenos is licensed to practice medicine in Georgia and South Carolina. He is a member of the South Carolina Oncology Society, South Carolina Medical Society, American College of Physicians and American Medical Association. Dr. Haidemenos is joining the practice of St. Joseph’s/Candler SC Cancer Specialists in Bluffton and Hilton Head.

 

Phy­sician: 
Joshua McKenzie, MD

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Spec­ial­izes In:
Radiation Oncology

Pro­fe­ssio­nal Mem­ber­ships:

American Society for Radiation Oncology
American Brachytherapy Society
American College of Radiation Oncology
Paediatric Radiation Oncology Society

Contact:
LCRP Radiation Oncology Center
225 Candler Drive, Suite 100, Savannah, GA 31405
912-352-1700

Radiation Oncology Center Hilton Head
25 Hospital Boulevard, Suite 101
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 29926
843-689-6490

Radiation Oncology Center Bluffton
100 Buckwalter Place Blvd.
Bluffton, SC 29910
843-836-7120


Dr. Joshua McKenzie earned his bachelor's degree in Biology from Armstrong Atlantic State University and his doctor of medicine from Mercer University School of Medicine. He completed an internship in Internal Medicine at Memorial Health University Medical Center and his residency in Radiation Oncology at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, where he was Chief Resident.

He is trained in both the CyberKnife Robotic Radiosurgery System and the TrueBeam Radiotherapy system.


Phy­sician: 
John L. Mikell, MD

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Spec­ial­izes In:
Radiation Oncology

Pro­fes­sion­al Mem­ber­ships:
American Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology
Georgia Medical Society
American College of Radiology
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

Contact:
LCRP Radiation Oncology Center
225 Candler Drive, Suite 100, Savannah, GA 31405
912-352-1700

Radiation Oncology Center Hilton Head
25 Hospital Boulevard, Suite 101
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 29926
843-689-6490

Radiation Oncology Center Bluffton
100 Buckwalter Place Blvd.
Bluffton, SC 29910
843-836-7120

Dr. John L. Mikell earned his bachelor's degree in Biology from Washington and Lee University and his doctor of medicine from the Medical College of Georgia. He completed an internship in Internal Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine and his residency in Radiation Oncology at Emory University School of Medicine, where he was Chief Resident.

He is trained in both the CyberKnife Robotic Radiosurgery System and the TrueBeam Radiotherapy system.

 

Phy­sician:
John A. Pablo, MD

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Spec­ial­izes In:
Radiation Oncology

Pro­fes­sion­al Mem­ber­ships:
American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
American College of Radiation Oncology
American Society of Clinical Oncology

 

Contact:
Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion Radiation Oncology
225 Candler Drive, Suite 100
Savannah, Georgia 31405
912-352-1700

Radiation Oncology Center Hilton Head
25 Hospital Boulevard, Suite 101
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 29926
843-689-6490

Radiation Oncology Center Bluffton
100 Buckwalter Place Blvd.
Bluffton, SC 29910
843-836-7120


Dr. John Pablo received a bachelor's degree in biology from Tufts University and a doctor of medicine degree from Dartmouth Medical School. He completed an internship in internal medicine and a residency in radiation oncology at Emory University Hospital.

He is currently the medical director at Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion Radiation Oncology Center including the Bluffton-Hilton Head site.  Dr. Pablo has extensive experience with conventional simulation, CT-based simulation, 3-D treatment planning, intensity modulated radiation therapy, and high- and low-dose image-guided radiation therapy. He specializes in prostate brachytherapy and stereotactic body radiosurgery.

Dr. Pablo is trained in both the CyberKnife Robotic Radiosurgery System and the TrueBeam Radiotherapy system. He is licensed to practice medicine in Georgia and South Carolina. 

 

Physician:
Stephen J. Ramey, MD

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Specializes in:
Radiation Oncology

Professional Memberships:
American Radium Society
American Society for Radiation Oncology
American Society for Clinical Oncology
American Brachytherapy Society

Contact:
Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion Radiation Oncology
225 Candler Drive, Suite 100
Savannah, Georgia 31405
912-352-1700

Radiation Oncology Center Hilton Head
25 Hospital Boulevard, Suite 101
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 29926
843-689-6490

Radiation Oncology Center Bluffton
100 Buckwalter Place Blvd.
Bluffton, SC 29910
843-836-7120

Dr. Stephen Ramey earned his Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Furman University in Greenville, SC. He received his doctor of medicine degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. He did a preliminary intern year in internal medicine also at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston followed by a residency in radiation oncology at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Fla. Dr. Ramey is a member of the American Radium Society, American Society for Radiation Oncology, American Society for Clinical Oncology and American Brachytherapy Society. He is licensed to practice medicine in both Georgia and South Carolina.

 

Phy­sician:
Gary Thomas, MD
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Spec­iali­zes In:
Hem­a­tol­ogy/On­col­ogy

Pro­fes­sion­al Mem­ber­ships:
American Cancer Society – Chapter Board Member
South Carolina Oncology Society – Executive Board

Contact:
St. Joseph’s/Candler – SC Cancer Specialists
45 Hospital Center Commons
Hilton Head Island SC 29926
Tel 843-689-2895 Fax 843-689-9270

St. Joseph’s/Candler – SC Cancer Specialists
100 Buckwalter Place Blvd. #130
Bluffton, SC 29910
843-836-7107
843-836-7112 fax

Dr. Gary Thomas received his B.A. of Chemistry from the College of Charleston and medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. Following that he did his residency in Internal Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia and was named Chief Resident. He completed his Medical Oncology fellowship at The Comprehensive Cancer Center of Wake Forest University 1993.

Dr. Thomas has been in practice in the LowCountry of South Carolina since 1993 and has been the Medical Director of South Carolina Cancer Specialists since 2001. He accepted the Clinical Assistant Professor appointment to Medical University of South Carolina in 2006. He is currently on the Peer Review panel of ASCO Journals  for Lymphoma.

Dr. Thomas is board certified in Medical Oncology by the American Board of Internal Medicine.


Nancy N. and J.C.
Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion
225 Candler Dr.,
Savannah, GA 31405
912-819-5704

St. Joseph's Hospital Campus 
11705 Mercy Blvd.,
Savannah, GA 31419
912-819-4100

Candler Hospital Campus 
5353 Reynolds St.,
Savannah, GA 31405
912-819-6000