Attention Laurel Patients:¬† Effective, Tues May 28th, the new Laurel office is open. The address is 7140 Contee Road, Suite 3500, Laurel, MD 20707……¬† Attention¬† Annapolis Patients: The One Community in Care event will be held on June 8th from 11am-2pm in the Annapolis parking lot.

Physicians

Courtney Ackerman, M.D.

Specialties
Medical Oncology, Hematology
Board Certification
  • Medical Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
Languages

English

Interpreters available for other languages upon request.
Primary Location

Silver Spring

11886 Healing Way
Suite 701
Silver Spring, MD 20904

301-933-3216
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 her patients.

Dr. Ackerman treats a wide variety of cancers and hematologic disorders with a particular interested in breast cancer. As a person whose 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 allows her to provide genetic counseling to both affected and unaffected individuals seeking to learn more about potential genetic factors that may influence their cancer risk. In addition, she is the section chair of the department hematology and oncology and President-elect of the medical staff at White Oak Medical Center.

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

Education & Experience

Medical School
  • St George's University School of Medicine
Residency
  • Christiana Hospital - Internal Medicine
Fellowship
  • Drexel University - Hematology & 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

Practicing Locations

Silver Spring

White Oak Cancer Center
11886 Healing Way
Suite 701
Silver Spring, MD 20904