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Physicians

Courtney Ackerman, M.D.

Courtney Ackerman, M.D.

Specialties

Medical Oncology
Hematology

Locations

Silver Spring
12210 Plum Orchard Dr #211 Silver Spring, MD 20904
Phone: 301-933-3216 (System Down) - Call Laurel Office 301-933-3216
Fax: 832-601-6868
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Courtney Ackerman, M.D.

Medical School

St. George’s University School of Medicine

Residency

Christiana Hospital - Internal Medicine

Fellowship

Drexel University - Hematology & Oncology

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Affiliations

  • American College of Physicians
  • American Society of Hematology (ASH)
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
  • City of Hope Risk Assessment Intensive Course 2018

Biography

Establishing a personal connection with patients and their families is one of the most unique and gratifying aspects of being an oncologist. Dr. Ackerman truly believes the relationships formed between patients, families, and their oncology team are among the most genuine and meaningful in medicine. She strives to provide personalized, compassionate care to all of her patients. 

Dr. Ackerman treats a wide variety of cancers and hematologic disorders. As a person who's family has been deeply affected by cancer, she has a special interest in cancer genetics. She received her certification in genetic cancer risk assessment through City of Hope. This certification provides genetic counseling to both affected and unaffected individuals seeking to learn more about potential genetic factors that may influence their cancer risk. 

In addtion, she is the department chief of medicine and section chair of hematology and oncology at White Oak Medical Center.

Dr. Ackerman resides in Sykesville with her husband, two young daughters, and dog Sully. She enjoys cooking, entertaining, travelin and Ravens football.