Education and Expertise
Dr. Nasser Hanna earned his medical degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine. He completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and his hematology/oncology fellowship at Indiana University School of Medicine.
Dr. Hanna currently practices at Indiana University Health Medical Center. His special area of interest and research is thoracic oncology, including lung cancer and other asbestos-related diseases.
Dr. Nasser Hanna’s special area of interest in research is thoracic oncology, including lung cancer and other asbestos-related diseases.
Dr. Nasser Hanna studies cancer drug combinations and dosages to find the most efficacious drugs with the least side effects. He shares these drug regimens with his patients, especially those whose cancer is resistant to more traditional therapies.
Wearer of Many Hats
Dr. Hanna has worn a variety of hats in the community and at Indiana University. He serves as Professor for the Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology at Indiana University School of Medicine. In 2004, he and his wife founded an organization called Cancer-Free Lungs to raise money and awareness for lung cancer.
Dr. Hanna also serves as Medical Director for the Thoracic Oncology Program at Indiana University Health Medical Center. This program treats all kinds of cancer, including mesothelioma, a cancer that occurs due to exposure to asbestos. The program brings together a team of specialists that works together to provide patients with multidisciplinary care.