Dr. Petr Hausner was born in Prague, Czechoslovakia. His parents were survivors of the Holocaust. He earned his M.D. from First School of Medicine at Charles University in Prague. There, he also completed his internal medicine residency, his oncology fellowship, and his Ph.D. in immunology. He completed an additional oncology fellowship at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland.
He currently practices at the University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center and the University of Maryland Medical Center. His special areas of interest include thoracic oncology and gastrointestinal oncology, including asbestos-related cancers affecting these regions.
Dr. Petr Hausner has contributed to a growing body of research on mesothelioma.
Slow but Steady Progress
Research advancements in the treatment of mesothelioma have been slow but steady. Dr. Hausner has helped contribute to this growing body of research. He is a prolific researcher and has published more than 96 papers and 130 abstracts.