Assistant Professor, Medicine
Associate Director of CIMS at Howard County General Hospital
Melinda Kantsiper, M.D., earned a medical degree at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - New Jersey Medical School. She completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at Boston University Medical Center.
A member of the Johns Hopkins Bayview Cancer Committee, Dr. Kantsiper serves as coordinator of the weekly Tumor Conference. Her research focues on improving communication between breast cancer survivors and their oncologists, surgeons and primary care providers. She also is assistant director of the Division of Hospital Medicine and serves as director of recruitment.
Dr. Kantsiper is a member of the the American College of Physicians, the Society of General Internal Medicine and the Society for Hospital Medicine.
- Kantsiper ME, McDonald EL, Geller G, Shockney L, Snyder CF, Wolff AC, "Transitioning to Breast Cancer Survivorship: Perspectives of Patients, Cancer Specialists, and Primary Care Providers" in press, Journal of General Internal Medicine.
- Kantsiper ME, Ratanawongsa N, Wright SM, Smith CG, Levine RB "Professional satisfaction for hospitalists: what interested medical students and residents should know about a career in hospital medicine" Hospital Physician 2009 May/June 45(5) 23-8. 2009 Mar 1;27(7):1054-61.
- Snyder CF, Frick KD, Kantsiper ME, Peairs KS, Herbert RJ, Blackford AL, Wolff AC, Earle CC, Prevention, Screening, and Surveillance Care for Breast Cancer Survivors vs. Controls: Changes from 1998-2002” Journal of Clinical Oncology.
- Snyder CF, Frick KD, Peairs KS, Kantsiper ME, Herbert RJ, Blackford AL, Wolff AC, Earle, CC, “Comparing Care for Breast Cancer Survivors to Non-Cancer Controls: A Five-Year Longitudinal Study” accepted for the Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2009 Apr;24(4):469-74.