Amy Tissiere, LCSW-C, OSW-C

As an oncology social worker, Amy specializes in helping people negotiate the social and emotional impact of cancer and its treatment by providing various support services designed to complement medical care, foster coping skills and mobilize resources in order to support optimal quality of life. Amy has over 15 years of clinical experience in both inpatient and outpatient oncology care settings where she has provided a range of supportive care services, including counseling, to patients and families coping with cancer.

Member of the Association of Oncology Social Work

Atekelt Tadese, PA-C

Mrs. Atekelt Tadese is a Physician Assistant at Maryland Oncology Hematology. Mrs. Tadese went to University of Maryland College Park where she earned Bachelor of Science degree in Physiology and Neurobiology. She received a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA. Mrs. Tadese Joined Maryland Oncology Hematology in 2016. She attended City of Hope Intensive course in Cancer Risk Assessment and received certificate in February, 2018.

Adam Schmuckler, P.A.-C., MMSc

A native of Syracuse, New York, Adam completed his undergraduate work at Syracuse University in 1988. Pursuing a passion for patient care, he completed his Masters of Medical Science degree at Emory University’s Physician Assistant Program in 1996, graduating with honors. Adam began his career in Hematology-Oncology shortly after graduating, and joined the Maryland Oncology Hematology team in 2003. In addition to providing exceptional care for the patients of our clinic, he has served as a lecturer and mentor for Physician Assistant students.

Tracey Royer, MSN, CRNP

Tracey has over 18 years of patient care experience and has participated in pulmonary research. She has a special interest in multiple myeloma and breast cancer. She is also a member of the Nurse Practitioner Association of Maryland.

When she is not working she loves spending time with her family, fishing and dancing.

Elizabeth Rauschenberg, CRNP

Lizzy Rauschenberg has worked as a Family Nurse Practitioner since 2017.  Prior to Maryland Oncology Hematology, Lizzy spent two years in Radiation Oncology in the District of Columbia at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital where she specialized in Head and Neck Cancer.  During this time, Lizzy developed a passion for symptom management and palliative care.

Continuing her education in oncology care, Lizzy is currently pursuing a Post Masters Certificate in Adult Oncology at University of Pennsylvania.  Lizzy has earned a Master of Science in Nursing from The George Washington University and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The Pennsylvania State University.

In her personal time, Lizzy enjoys spending time outside with her family and her dogs, Nathan and Maya.

Laura Hostovich, AOCNP

Laura has worked in clinical and research hematology/oncology practice since 2004, seeing a broad range of malignancies and benign hematologic disorders. She worked at Johns Hopkins Hospital specializing in autologous and allogeneic bone marrow transplants.

Emmy-Lou Hoke, P.A.-C

Prior to joining Maryland Oncology Hematology, she worked as a PA in Neuro-Oncology and Neurosurgery.

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