Movers in Medicine

New appointments at Cleveland Clinic, Fox Chase


 


Melissa Walt, PsyD, a clinical psychologist, recently joined the Taussig Cancer Institute at Cleveland Clinic. In this role, Dr. Walt focuses on the psychological treatment of cancer patients, helping them adjust to their diagnosis and navigate life with cancer.

Melissa Walt, PsyD, Taussig Cancer Institute at Cleveland Clinic.

Dr. Melissa Walt

Dr. Walt was previously a staff psychologist at the outpatient behavioral health/mental health clinic at the VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System in North Las Vegas. She obtained her doctorate degree from Adler University in Chicago, completed a residency at the VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System, and completed a fellowship at Memphis VA Medical Center.

Sheela Ahmed, MD, has joined Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia and works in the department of medicine as an associate clinical professor in the division of pulmonary, sleep, and critical care medicine. She is board certified in internal, pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine.

Sheela Ahmed, MD, Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia

Dr. Sheela Ahmed

Dr. Ahmed was previously a pulmonary, critical care, and sleep physician at WellSpan Health in York, Pa. She received her medical degree from Patna (India) Medical College and Hospital. Dr. Ahmed completed a residency at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research in Chandigarh, India, and a fellowship at St. Thomas Hospital in London and North Manchester (England) General Hospital. She also completed a residency and fellowship at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland.

Usman Ali, MD, has joined Fox Chase as an assistant professor in the division of hospital medicine within the department of medicine. Dr. Ali is board certified to practice medicine in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and he is certified by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates.

Usman Ali, MD, Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia

Dr. Usman Ali

Dr. Ali previously worked as a contracted hospitalist at Fox Chase. He obtained his medical degree from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College in Aligarh, India, and completed a residency at the Institute of Ophthalmology in Aligarh. Dr. Ali also completed a residency at Capital Health System in Pennington, N.J., and a fellowship at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City.

Dylan R. Sherry, MD, has joined the pain and palliative care program in the department of hematology/oncology at Fox Chase as an assistant professor on the academic clinician track. Dr. Sherry is board certified in internal medicine and board eligible in hospice and palliative medicine.

Dylan R. Sherry, MD, Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia

Dr. Dylan R. Sherry

Dr. Sherry was previously a hospitalist at Abington Memorial Hospital, now Abington Hospital–Jefferson Health, in Abington Township, Pa. He received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. He completed his residency and fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.

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