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Rekha Chaudhary, MD

Adjunct Associate Professor

Internal Medicine | College of Medicine

Education/Credentials
  • Bachelor's Degree: Kent State University
  • Medical Degree: Northeastern Ohio College of Medicine
  • Residency: University of Cincinnati
  • Fellowship: Wayne State University Karmanos Cancer Institute
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Internal Medicine (Hematology) (Certification Date: 20051118) - (Recertification Date: 20150918)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Medical Oncology) (Certification Date: 20051117) - (Recertification Date: 20150918)

Specialties

Hematology
Internal Medicine
Medical Oncology

Contact Information
Research Interests

Neurology, Carboplatin Reactions and Correlation to Allergy to Jewelry, Hematology Oncology

Clinical Interests

Medical Oncology

Hematology and Oncology

Basal Cell Carcinoma

Melanoma

Skin Cancer

Squamous Cell Skin Cancer

Summary


Dr. Chaudhary is an adjunct associate professor in the department of Medicine and Neurology in the division of Hematology Oncology. She is also faculty in the Integrative Medicine Center.  Dr. Chaudhary is a board certified medical hematologist and oncologist who specializes in the treatment of skin cancers such as melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma of the skin and merkel cell carcinoma.  She also specializes in primary brain tumors such as glioblastoma multiforme.  Lifestyle changes such as diet, exercise and stress reduction and their effect on tumor growth is a special clinical and research interest for her.  She is primary investigator on many clinical trials involving integrative medicine, brain tumors and skin cancers. 

Peer Reviewed Publications

Huang, Jiayi; Chaudhary, Rekha; Cohen, Adam L; Fink, Karen; Goldlust, Samuel; Boockvar, John; Chinnaiyan, Prakash; Wan, Leping; Marcus, Stephen; Campian, Jian L 2019. A multicenter phase II study of temozolomide plus disulfiram and copper for recurrent temozolomide-resistant glioblastoma. Journal of neuro-oncology, 142 3, 537-544

Morales, Humberto; Marko, Nicholas; Brannock, Kritstina; Kanfi, Alisa; Chaudhary, Rekha 2019. Primary CNS Lymphoma Presenting as Enhancing Cortical Ribboning and Hemorrhage : Lessons from Atypical Presentation of a Usual Suspect. Clinical neuroradiology, ,

Woodhouse, C; Ward, T; Gaskill-Shipley, M; Chaudhary, R 2019. Feasibility of a modified Atkins diet in glioma patients during radiation and its effect on radiation sensitization. Current oncology (Toronto, Ont.), 26 4, e433-e438

Liau, Linda M; Ashkan, Keyoumars; Tran, David D; Campian, Jian L; Trusheim, John E; Cobbs, Charles S; Heth, Jason A; Salacz, Michael; Taylor, Sarah; D'Andre, Stacy D; Iwamoto, Fabio M; Dropcho, Edward J; Moshel, Yaron A; Walter, Kevin A; Pillainayagam, Clement P; Aiken, Robert; Chaudhary, Rekha; Goldlust, Samuel A; Bota, Daniela A; Duic, Paul; Grewal, Jai; Elinzano, Heinrich; Toms, Steven A; Lillehei, Kevin O; Mikkelsen, Tom; Walbert, Tobias; Abram, Steven R; Brenner, Andrew J; Brem, Steven; Ewend, Matthew G; Khagi, Simon; Portnow, Jana; Kim, Lyndon J; Loudon, William G; Thompson, Reid C; Avigan, David E; Fink, Karen L; Geoffroy, Francois J; Lindhorst, Scott; Lutzky, Jose; Sloan, Andrew E; Schackert, Gabriele; Krex, Dietmar; Meisel, Hans-Jorg; Wu, Julian; Davis, Raphael P; Duma, Christopher; Etame, Arnold B; Mathieu, David; Kesari, Santosh; Piccioni, David; Westphal, Manfred; Baskin, David S; New, Pamela Z; Lacroix, Michel; May, Sven-Axel; Pluard, Timothy J; Tse, Victor; Green, Richard M; Villano, John L; Pearlman, Michael; Petrecca, Kevin; Schulder, Michael; Taylor, Lynne P; Maida, Anthony E; Prins, Robert M; Cloughesy, Timothy F; Mulholland, Paul; Bosch, Marnix L 2018. Correction to: First results on survival from a large Phase 3 clinical trial of an autologous dendritic cell vaccine in newly diagnosed glioblastoma. Journal of translational medicine, 16 1, 179

Liau, Linda M; Ashkan, Keyoumars; Tran, David D; Campian, Jian L; Trusheim, John E; Cobbs, Charles S; Heth, Jason A; Salacz, Michael; Taylor, Sarah; D'Andre, Stacy D; Iwamoto, Fabio M; Dropcho, Edward J; Moshel, Yaron A; Walter, Kevin A; Pillainayagam, Clement P; Aiken, Robert; Chaudhary, Rekha; Goldlust, Samuel A; Bota, Daniela A; Duic, Paul; Grewal, Jai; Elinzano, Heinrich; Toms, Steven A; Lillehei, Kevin O; Mikkelsen, Tom; Walbert, Tobias; Abram, Steven R; Brenner, Andrew J; Brem, Steven; Ewend, Matthew G; Khagi, Simon; Portnow, Jana; Kim, Lyndon J; Loudon, William G; Thompson, Reid C; Avigan, David E; Fink, Karen L; Geoffroy, Francois J; Lindhorst, Scott; Lutzky, Jose; Sloan, Andrew E; Schackert, Gabriele; Krex, Dietmar; Meisel, Hans-Jorg; Wu, Julian; Davis, Raphael P; Duma, Christopher; Etame, Arnold B; Mathieu, David; Kesari, Santosh; Piccioni, David; Westphal, Manfred; Baskin, David S; New, Pamela Z; Lacroix, Michel; May, Sven-Axel; Pluard, Timothy J; Tse, Victor; Green, Richard M; Villano, John L; Pearlman, Michael; Petrecca, Kevin; Schulder, Michael; Taylor, Lynne P; Maida, Anthony E; Prins, Robert M; Cloughesy, Timothy F; Mulholland, Paul; Bosch, Marnix L 2018. First results on survival from a large Phase 3 clinical trial of an autologous dendritic cell vaccine in newly diagnosed glioblastoma. Journal of translational medicine, 16 1, 142

Ghose, Abhimanyu; Guha, Gunjan; Kundu, Ria; Tew, John; Chaudhary, Rekha 2017. CNS Hemangiopericytoma: A Systematic Review of 523 Patients. American journal of clinical oncology, 40 3, 223-227

Puduvalli, Vinay K; Chaudhary, Rekha; McClugage, Samuel G; Markert, James 2017. Beyond Alkylating Agents for Gliomas: Quo Vadimus? American Society of Clinical Oncology educational book. American Society of Clinical Oncology. Annual Meeting, 37 , 175-186

Patel, Deepa; Salkeni, Mohamad; Chaudhary, Rekha 2013. Bevacizumab and Glioblastoma Multiforme: A Thrombosis and Bleeding Dilemma (A Case Report and a Brief Review of the Literature). American journal of therapeutics, ,

Muzaffar, Mahvish; Ghose, Abhimanyu; Shah, Sapna; Chaudhary, Rekha 2012. Bone marrow donation perceptions among healthcare workers: a survey at University of Toledo Medical Center. Hematological oncology, 30 1, 53-5

Bhaskar, Hemlata; Chaudhary, Rekha 2010. Vitamin B12 Deficiency due to Chlorofluorocarbon: A Case Report. Case reports in medicine, 2010 , 691563

Bhaskar, Hemlata; Chaudhary, Rekha 2010. Vitamin B12 Deficiency due to Chlorofluorocarbon: A Case Report. Case reports in medicine, 2010 , 691563

Chaudhary, Rekha 2010. Drainage by Prayer. Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE, ,

Ghose, Abhimanyu; Sethi, Namrata; Li, Guiyuan; Chaudhary, Rekha 2010. Chemotherapy Versus Surgery in Primary B-Cell Lymphoma Masquerading as Klatskin Tumor-A Diagnostic and Therapeutic Dilemma. American journal of therapeutics, ,

Ghose, Abhimanyu; Tariq, Zeeshan; Taj, Asma; Chaudhary, Rekha 2010. Acute Dyspnea From Treatment of AL Amyloidisis With Bortezomib. American journal of therapeutics, ,

Kleynberg, Roman L; Sofi, Aijaz A; Chaudhary, Rekha T 2010. Hand-Foot Hyperpigmentation Skin Lesions Associated With Combination Gemcitabine-Carboplatin (GemCarbo) Therapy. American journal of therapeutics, ,

Saikumar, Jagannath; Li, Guiyuan; Chaudhary, Rekha T 2010. Reversible Neuropathy After Chemotherapy for Metastatic Adenocarcinoma From an Unknown Primary Tumor to the Sural Nerve. American journal of therapeutics, ,

Rekha T. Chauhdary, Lance k. Heilbrun, Vikas Jain, and Ulka N. Vaishampaya 2006. Racial disparity in outcomes of a clinical trial population with metastatic renal cell carcinoma. Urology, 68 , 296-301

Rekha Chaudhary MD, Mahvish Muzaffar MD, Xin Li MD, Shobha Ratnam MD 09-2009. Late onset post renal transplant plasma cell dyscrasia presenting as retroperitoneal plasmacytoma treated with bortezomib and dexamethasone: Review of literature Transplant Proceedings, ,

Rekha Chaudhary. Asma Taj 09-2009. Iatrogenic immunosuppresion associated plasmablastic lymphoma of colon in HIV-negative patient Clinical Medicine Blood Disorders, Plasmablastic lymphoma of the colon in a patient ,

Ghose A.;Guha G.;Kundu R.;Tew J.;Chaudhary R. 05-01-2017. CNS hemangiopericytoma American Journal of Clinical Oncology: Cancer Clinical Trials, 40 3, 223-227

Muzaffar M.;Ghose A.;Shah S.;Chaudhary R. 03-01-2012. Bone marrow donation perceptions among healthcare workers: A survey at University of Toledo Medical Hematological Oncology, 30 1, 53-55

Muzaffar M.;Chaudhary R.;Li X.;Ratnam S. 03-01-2011. Post-renal transplant plasma cell dyscrasia presenting as retroperitoneal plasmacytoma: A case repor Dialysis and Transplantation, 40 3, 130-132

Alsidawi S.;Chaudhary R.;Karim N. 01-01-2017. Frontline systemic therapy with pemetrexed-platinum in nonsquamous non-small-cell lung cancer with a American Journal of Therapeutics, 24 2, e111-e120

Kundu R.;Sethi N.;Ghose A.;Chaudhary R. 01-01-2013. Age old dapsone in the treatment of idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura - A case report with review American Journal of Therapeutics, 20 6, e723-e725

Alsidawi, Samer; Chaudhary, Rekha; Karim, Nagla A . Frontline Systemic Therapy With Pemetrexed-Platinum in Nonsquamous Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer With Asymptomatic Brain Metastases. American journal of therapeutics, 24 2, e111-e120

Kundu, Ria; Sethi, Namrata; Ghose, Abhimanyu; Chaudhary, Rekha . Age old dapsone in the treatment of idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura--a case report with review. American journal of therapeutics, 20 6, e723-5

Nevidjon, Brenda; Chaudhary, Rekha . Controlling emesis: evolving challenges, novel strategies. The journal of supportive oncology, 8 4 Suppl 2, 1-10

Nevidjon, Brenda; Chaudhary, Rekha . Controlling emesis: evolving challenges, novel strategies. The journal of supportive oncology, 8 4 Suppl 2, 1-10