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Rex Hematology Oncology Associates

Meet Our Care Team

At Rex Cancer Center, we believe in a team approach to comprehensive cancer treatment. You will be seen by members of a highly skilled medical team consisting of a physician and a physician assistant or nurse practitioner. They will be in constant communication about your care and closely monitor your treatment.  
 

Medical Oncologists

Advanced Practitioners

Jeremiah C. Boles, M.D.
Jeffrey M. Crane, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Nirav S. Dhruva, M.D.
Charles F. Eisenbeis, M.D., Ph.D.
Maha A. Elkordy, M.D., M.P.H.
Susan G. Moore, M.D.
Brendan D. McNulty, M.D.
Lola A. Olajide, M.D.
Paramjeet Singh, M.D.
JoEllen C. Speca, M.D.
Robert S. Wehbie, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.P.
 

Erin Adcock, P.A.-C.
Clare Bremer, M.S.N., A.N.P.-B.C.
Ashley Bragg, P.A.-C.
Marie Carr, P.A.-C.
Beverly Neeley, F.N.P.-B.C., A.O.C.N.P.
Denise Pescaro, M.S.N., A.N.P.-B.C.

 

 

Medical Oncologists


 

Jeremiah C. Boles, M.D.

Dr. Boles earned his medical degree from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. He completed his residency at UNC Hospitals, where he also completed a fellowship program in hematology and medical oncology. Dr. Boles is board certified in hematology, oncology and internal medicine. His clinical interests include thoracic, gastrointestinal and hematologic malignancies as well as palliative care.

Board Certifications:
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2008
American Board of Hematology, 2011
American Board of Oncology, 2011

Memberships:
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Hematology
North Carolina Medical Society

Location:
Rex Cancer Center of Raleigh

Works with Ashley Bragg, P.A.-C.

Find out what Dr. Boles thinks is the best part of his job as a hematologist-oncologist at Rex..


 

Jeffrey M. Crane, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Dr. Crane earned his medical degree from the University of Florida in Gainesville. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Bethesda Naval Hospital in Bethesda, Maryland. While serving in the U.S. Naval Forces, Dr. Crane completed a fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at the National Cancer Institute - Navy Medical Oncology Branch. Dr. Crane was also granted fellowship in the American College of Physicians and remains active in clinical research at Rex/UNC, with a primary focus on genitourinary and thoracic cancers.

Board Certifications:
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1981
American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty)
Medical Oncology, 1983
Hematology, 1984

Location:
Rex Cancer Center of Raleigh

Memberships:
American Society of Hematology
American Society of Clinical Oncology
North Carolina Oncology Association

Works with Denise Pescaro, M.S.N., A.N.P.-B.C.

Find out why Dr. Crane chose the field of oncology and why he continues to be inspired every day.


 

Nirav S. Dhruva, M.D.

Dr. Dhruva earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. He went on to complete his residency in internal medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Dhruva also completed a fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at UNC-CH. Dr. Dhruva is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and medical oncology. His clinical interests include conducting studies on lung, skin and breast cancer.

Board Certifications:
American Board of Internal Medicine/Internal Medicine, 2007
American Board of Internal Medicine/Hematology, 2010
American Board of Internal Medicine/Medical Oncology, 2010

Memberships:
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Hematology

Location:
Rex Cancer Center of Wakefield

Works with Beverly Neeley, F.N.P.-B.C., A.O.C.N.P.

Listen as Dr. Dhruva shares why he decided to become a medical oncologist..


Charles F. Eisenbeis, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Eisenbeis earned his medical degree from Pritzker School of Medicine at the University of Chicago. He completed his residency and fellowship at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Dr. Eisenbeis also went on to complete a fellowship in medical oncology at the Ohio State University School of Medicine. His clinical interests include malignant hematology, lymphoma, myeloma and immunotherapy.

Board Certifications:
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2000
American Board of Internal Medicine/Medical Oncology, 2002

Memberships:
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Hematology
American College of Physicians 

Location:
Rex Hematology Oncology Associates of Cary


   

Maha A. Elkordy, M.D., M.P.H.

Dr. Elkordy earned her medical degree and Master of Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She completed her internal medicine residency at UNC Hospitals and a fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Elkordy did international on-site research in maternal health in Cairo, Egypt and participated in extensive clinical research in the Duke University Bone Marrow Transplant Program. Dr. Elkordy has been serving patients in the Cary area since 1997 and will continue with the opening of Rex Hematology Oncology Associates of Cary.

Board Certifications:
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1993
American Board of Medical Oncology, 2007

Memberships:
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Hematology
American Society of Internal Medicine
American Medical Association

Location:
Rex Hematology Oncology Associates of Cary

Works with Clare Bremer, M.S.N., A.N.P.-B.C.

Listen as Dr. Elkordy shares why she decided to become a medical oncologist..


 

Susan G. Moore, M.D.

Dr. Moore earned her medical degree and Master of Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She completed her internal medicine residency training at the University of California in San Francisco and her hematology and medical oncology training at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. Her clinical interests focus on breast cancer, lymphoma, supportive care and cancer screenings.

Board Certifications:
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2003
American Board of Hematology, 2006
American Board of Oncology, 2006

Memberships:
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Hematology

Location:
Rex Cancer Center of Raleigh

Works with Marie Carr, P.A.-C.

Find out why Dr. Moore has a passion for cancer care and why she chose oncology as a specialty.


   

Brendan D. McNulty, M.D.

Dr. McNulty earned his medical degree from the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He went on to complete the Brown University Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program. Dr. McNulty is board certified in hematology, medical oncology and internal medicine. His clinical interests include gastrointestinal and thoracic cancers, benign and malignant hematologic disorders, and palliative care.

Board Certifications:
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2006
American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty)
Hematology, 2009
Medical Oncology, 2010

Memberships:
Massachusetts Medical Society
American Medical Association
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American College of Physicians
American Society of Hematology

Location:
Rex Hematology Oncology Associates of Garner

Find out why Dr. McNutly has a passion for cancer care and why he chose oncology as a specialty.


 

Lola A. Olajide, M.D.

Dr. Olajide received her medical degree from the University of Ibadan College of Medicine in Ibadan, Nigeria. She went on to complete an internal medicine residency program at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. Dr. Olajide completed a fellowship program in hematology and medical oncology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has participated in several clinical trials through the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Division of Hematology and Oncology at UNC.

Board Certifications:
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2003
American Board of Hematology, 2006
American Board of Oncology, 2007

Memberships:
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Hematology

Location:
Rex Cancer Center of Raleigh

Works with Erin Adcock, P.A.-C.

Listen as Dr. Olajide shares what inspires her most about her chosen specialty.


Paramjeeet Singh, M.D.

Dr. Singh earned his medical degree from HP Medical College in Shimla, HP, India. He completed his residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Dr. Singh went on to complete a fellowship in medical oncology and hematology at the Vincent T. Lombardi Cancer Research Center at Georgetown University Medical Center. He also served as clinical associate professor of hematology-oncology at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and assistant professor of medicine at East Carolina University School of Medicine.

Board Certifications:
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1995
American Board of Internal Medicine/Hematology, 1996 (board eligible)
American Board of Internal Medicine/Medical Oncology, 1998

Memberships:
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Hematology
North Carolina Medical Society 

Location:
Rex Hematology Oncology Associates of Cary


 

JoEllen C. Speca, M.D.

Dr. Speca earned her medical degree from the University of Vermont College of Medicine. She completed internship and residency programs in internal medicine at the University of Maryland Medical System. Dr. Speca also completed a fellowship program in hematology and medical oncology at Duke University Medical Center. Her clinical interests focus on breast cancer, colon cancer, lymphoma, supportive care and survivorship. 

Board Certifications:
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2006
American Board of Oncology, 2009

Memberships:
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Hematology

Location:
Rex Cancer Center of Raleigh

Listen as Dr. Speca shares what led her to choose oncology and what inspires her every day.


 

Robert S. Wehbie, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.P.

Dr. Wehbie earned his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin in Madison. He completed residency and fellowship programs in internal medicine at UNC Hospitals. He was granted fellowship in the American College of Physicians and is board certified in medical oncology and infectious diseases. Dr. Wehbie helped start Rex Cancer Center of Wakefield and has been serving patients in the Triangle for more than a decade.

Board Certifications:
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1991
American Board of Internal Medicine/Medical Oncology, 1997 & 2007
American Board of Internal Medicine/Infectious Disease, 1996 & 2005

Memberships:
American College of Physicians
Infectious Diseases Society of America
American Society of Hematology
American Society of Clinical Oncology
North Carolina Medial Society

Works with Beverly Neeley, F.N.P.-B.C., A.O.C.N.P.

Location:
Rex Cancer Center of Wakefield

Listen as Dr. Wehbie describes how he is personally connected to Rex and his philosophy on patient care..

 

Advanced Practitioners


Erin Adcock, P.A.-C.

Erin attended North Carolina State University where she received her Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences. She also minored in genetics and music. Erin went on to earn her Master of Physician Assistant Studies at Duke University.

Certifications:
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Basic Life Support

Memberships:
North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants
American Academy of Physician Assistants
Association of Physician Assistants in Oncology

Works with Lola A. Olajide, M.D.

Location:
Rex Cancer Center of Raleigh


Clare Bremer, M.S.N., A.N.P.-B.C., A.O.C.N.P.

Clare attended the University of Florida where she received her Bachelor of Science in chemistry. She went on to attend Duke University School of Nursing where she earned both a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Nursing.

Certifications:
Board Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner
Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner
Basic Life Support

Memberships
American Association of Nurse Practitioners
Oncology Nursing Society

Works with Maha A. Elkordy, M.D., M.P.H.

Location:
Rex Hematology Oncology Associates of Cary


 

Ashley Bragg, P.A.-C.

Ashley attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she received her Bachelor of Science in Biology and minored in chemistry. She went on to earn her Master of Physician Assistant Studies at East Carolina University.

Certifications:
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Basic Life Support

Memberships:
North Carolina Medical Society
Association of Physician Assistants in Oncology

Works with Jeremiah C. Boles, M.D. 

Location:
Rex Cancer Center of Raleigh


Marie Carr, P.A.-C.

Marie earned her Bachelor of Science in Applied Social Science from  Binghamton University in Binghamton, New York. She also completed the Physician Assistant Program at Le Moyne College in Syracuse, New York.

Certifications:
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Memberships:
North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants

Works with Susan G. Moore, M.D.

Location:
Rex Cancer Center of Raleigh


Beverly Neeley, F.N.P.-B.C., A.O.C.N.P.

Beverly received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Watts School of Nursing in Durham. She works solely at Rex Cancer Center of Wakefield.

Certifications:
Family Nurse Practitioner Board Certified
Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner

Memberships:
Oncology Nursing Society
The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau

Works with Robert S. Wehbie, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.P. & Nirav S. Dhruva, M.D.

Location:
Rex Cancer Center of Wakefield


Denise Pescaro, M.S.N., A.N.P.-B.C.

Denise attended Pennsylvania State University where she received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She also earned a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Pennsylvania.

Certifications:
Adult Nurse Practitioner
American Nurses Credentialing Center

Memberships:
Oncology Nursing Society

Works with Jeffrey M. Crane, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Location:
Rex Cancer Center of Raleigh

 

 

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