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Mahmoud Charif, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical

Internal Medicine | College of Medicine

  • Fellowship: University of Cincinnati (Hematology Oncology )
  • Fellowship: University of Cincinnati Hoxworth Blood Center (Transfusion Medicine and Blood Banking )
  • Residency: Wright State University Hospital (Internal Medicine )
  • Medical Degree: Damascus University School of Medicine
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Internal Medicine (Hematology) (Certification Date: 2010-11-09) - (Recertification Date: 2020-10-20)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Medical Oncology) (Certification Date: 2010-11-10) - (Recertification Date: 2020-09-19)


Internal Medicine
Medical Oncology

Contact Information
Research Interests

Breast cancer, Hematology Oncology

Clinical Interests


Hematology and Oncology

Medical Oncology

BRCA1 Genes

BRCA2 Genes

Breast Cancer

Family History of Breast Cancer

Positive Genetic Test for Breast Cancer

Peer Reviewed Publications

Ayrignac, Xavier; Bigaut, Kevin; Pelletier, Jean; de Seze, Jérôme; Demortiere, Sarah; Collongues, Nicolas; Maarouf, Adil; Pinna, Frédéric; Aouinti, Safa; Carra Dallière, Clarisse; Kremer, Laurent; Charif, Mahmoud; Picot, Marie Christine; Labauge, Pierre 2021. First line treatment failure: Predictive factors in a cohort of 863 Relapsing Remitting MS patients. Multiple sclerosis and related disorders, 48 , 102686

Bellanger, Guillaume; Biotti, Damien; Adam, Gilles; Darcourt, Jean; Roques, Margaux; Patsoura, Sofia; Savatovsky, Julien; Obadia, Michael; Menjot de Champfleur, Nicolas; Charif, Mahmoud; Labauge, Pierre; Cotton, Francois; Durand Dubief, Françoise; Tourdias, Thomas; Dulau, Cecile; Kremer, Stéphane; De Sèze, Jérôme; Ciron, Jonathan; Varenne, Fanny; Viguier, Alain; Lerebours, Fleur; Larrue, Vincent; Cognard, Christophe; Bonneville, Fabrice 2021. Leptomeningeal enhancement on post-contrast FLAIR images for early diagnosis of Susac syndrome. Multiple sclerosis (Houndmills, Basingstoke, England), , 13524585211012349

Kadia, Tapan M; Ravandi, Farhad; Borthakur, Gautam; Konopleva, Marina; DiNardo, Courtney D; Daver, Naval; Pemmaraju, Naveen; Kanagal-Shamanna, Rashmi; Wang, Xuemei; Huang, Xuelin; Pierce, Sherry; Rausch, Caitlin; Burger, Jan; Ferrajoli, Alessandra; Jain, Nitin; Popat, Uday; Estrov, Zeev; Verstovsek, Srdan; Jabbour, Elias; Garcia-Manero, Guillermo; Kantarjian, Hagop 2021. Long-term results of low-intensity chemotherapy with clofarabine or cladribine combined with low-dose cytarabine alternating with decitabine in older patients with newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia. American journal of hematology, ,

Ter Schiphorst, Adrien; Gaillard, Nicolas; Dargazanli, Cyril; Mourand, Isabelle; Corti, Lucas; Charif, Mahmoud; Ayrignac, Xavier; Lippi, Anaïs; Bouly, Stéphane; Thibault, Lalu; Sablot, Denis; Blanchet-Fourcade, Genevieve; Landragin, Nicolas; Costalat, Vincent; Duflos, Claire; Arquizan, Caroline 2021. Symptomatic isolated internal carotid artery occlusion with initial medical management: a monocentric cohort. Journal of neurology, 268 1, 346-355

Yang, Yongguang; Leonard, Marissa; Luo, Zhenhua; Yeo, Syn; Bick, Gregory; Hao, Mingang; Cai, Chunmiao; Charif, Mahmoud; Wang, Jiang; Guan, Jun-Lin; Lower, Elyse E; Zhang, Xiaoting 2021. Functional cooperation between co-amplified genes promotes aggressive phenotypes of HER2-positive breast cancer. Cell reports, 34 10, 108822

Ayrignac, Xavier; Le Bars, Emmanuelle; Duflos, Claire; Hirtz, Christophe; Maleska Maceski, Aleksandra; Carra-Dallière, Clarisse; Charif, Mahmoud; Pinna, Frédéric; Prin, Pauline; Menjot de Champfleur, Nicolas; Deverdun, Jérémy; Kober, Tobias; Marechal, Bénédicte; Fartaria, Mario Joao; Corredor Jerez, Ricardo; Labauge, Pierre; Lehmann, Sylvain 2020. Serum GFAP in multiple sclerosis: correlation with disease type and MRI markers of disease severity. Scientific reports, 10 1, 10923

Dargazanli, Cyril; Mahmoudi, Mehdi; Cappucci, Matteo; Collemiche, François-Louis; Labreuche, Julien; Habza, Othmane; Gascou, Grégory; Lefèvre, Pierre-Henri; Eker, Omer; Mourand, Isabelle; Gaillard, Nicolas; Charif, Mahmoud; Derraz, Imad; Arquizan, Caroline; Costalat, Vincent 2019. Angiographic Patterns and Outcomes Achieved by Proximal Balloon Occlusion in Symptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis Stenting. Clinical neuroradiology, ,

Phan, Kim; Charif, Mahmoud 2019. Pembrolizumab for PD-L1-Positive Breast Cancer Refractory to Chemotherapy. American journal of therapeutics, ,

Lower, Elyse E; Charif, Mahmoud; Bartelt, Meg 2018. Reduced dose pegfilgrastim is associated with less bone pain without increased neutropenia: a retrospective study. Cancer chemotherapy and pharmacology, 82 1, 165-170

Khanna, Suchin R; Nguyen, Brave; Charif, Mahmoud 2017. Early-Stage Mucinous Ovarian Adenocarcinoma with Extensive Clotting in a Previously Healthy Young Female Patient: An Uncommon Presentation of a Relatively Uncommon Disease. The American journal of case reports, 18 , 669-673

Randhawa J.;Park T.;Malhotra A.;Charif M. 09-01-2017. Two cases of possible remission in metastatic triple-negative breast cancer Journal of Community and Supportive Oncology, 15 5, e176-e178