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Mahrukh Hussain, MD

Medical Oncology


I joined the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group because I like the model of providing comprehensive care with the ‘one stop shop’ idea; I like having access to medical records and being able to keep up-to-date with my patients’ health care. I like having contacts with all the providers involved in the care of my patients.

My interest in medicine began in college as I began to understand the biology of the human body and how things function and work. When I was able to put my knowledge in to the care of patients, it became even more exciting and challenging. It is wonderful to be able to make people well.

I like being a physician because I have the opportunity to heal, take away pain and worry, and bring out a smile. I like it more when my patients’ hopes and dreams about wellness comes true.

It is important that my patients know I always have a positive attitude towards everything I do and that I bring this with me to my practice. Even in the toughest of situations, I never give up without a fight, and I like to encourage my patients to do it, too. I believe in the motto “You only live once and life is too precious to waste on negativity”.

I have a special clinical interest in lifestyle changes that help in maintaining wellness and allowing treatments to proceed smoothly.

I look forward to partnering with you on taking care of the WHOLE YOU. To me, you are not a disease; you are the person who is going to make me smile when I have had a chance to help you.

I look forward to our partnership and appreciate the trust and faith you put into me as we start this journey together.


Medical Education
University of Maryland School of Medicine,
Baltimore, MD

Boston University School of Medicine,
Boston, MA

Boston Medical Center,
Boston, MA

National Institutes of Health,
Bethesda, MD



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