Nabil Saba M.D., F.A.C.P.

Nabil  Saba M.D., F.A.C.P.
Emory Clinic

Associate Professor of Hematology and Medical Oncology

Chief of Head and Neck Oncology

Emory Healthcare Network Physician
Hematology (Board certified since 1997)
Internal Medicine (Board certified since 1995)
Medical Oncology (Board certified since 1997)
Areas of Clinical Interest:
esophageal cancer
head & neck cancer
lung cancer
Office(s) Locations:
Emory University Hospital Midtown
550 Peachtree Street, NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 686-8189

Emory Winship Cancer Institute
1365 C Clifton Rd Atlanta, GA 30322
(404) 778-1900
Hospital Affiliation(s):
Emory University Hospital
Additional Spoken Language(s):
Year Started Practicing at Emory: 2003
Organizational Memberships:
American College of Physicians
American Society of Clinical Oncology
Massachusetts Medical Society
Major or Recent Publications:

Saba NF, Goodman M, Ward K, Flowers C, Ramalingam S, Owonikoko T, Chen A, Grist W, Wadsworth T, Beitler JJ, Khuri FR, Shin DM, Gender and Ethnic Disparities in Incidence and Survival of Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oral Tongue, Base of Tongue, and Tonsils: A Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results Program-Based Analysis. Oncology. 2011 Sep 8;81(1):12-20.

Ellington CL, Goodman M, Kono SA, Grist W, Wadsworth T, Chen AY, Owonikoko T, Ramalingam S, Shin DM, Khuri FR, Beitler JJ, Saba NF. Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the head and neck: Incidence and survival trends based on 1973-2007 Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results data, Cancer. 2012 Jan 31. doi: 10.1002/cncr.27408.

Xu J, Müller S, Nannapaneni S, Pan L, Wang Y, Peng X, Wang D, Tighiouart M, Chen Z, Saba NF, Beitler JJ, Shin DM, Chen ZG, Comparison of quantum dot technology with conventional immunohistochemistry in examining aldehyde dehydrogenase 1A1 as a potential biomarker for lymph node metastasis of head and neck cancer. Eur J Cancer. 2012 Feb 15.

Saba NF, Wang X, Müller S, Tighiouart M, Cho K, Nie S, Chen Z, Shin DM., Examining expression of folate receptors in squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (SCCHN) as a target for a novel nanotherapeutic drug. Head and Neck. April 31(4) pp. 475-81.

Muller S, Su L, Tighiouart M, Saba N, Zhang H, Shin D, Chen Z, Distinctive E-cadherin and epidermal growth factor receptor expression in metastatic and nonmetastatic head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Predictive and prognostic correlation. Cancer. 2008, July 1st, 113(1):97-107.

Saba N, Choi M, Muller S, Shin HJC, Tighiouart M, Papadimitrakopoulou VA, El-Naggar AK, Khuri FR, Chen G, and Shin DM, Role of COX-2 in tumor progression and survival of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Clinical Prevention Research (Phila Pa). 2009, Sep;2(9):823-9.

Medical School
American University - Beirut 1990

University of Wisconson, Madison 1992

Faulkner Hospital, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 1994

Brown University, Providence, RI 1997
Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Ontatio 1999
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