Title: Medical Consultant
Company: Weatherby Healthcare
Location: Towson, Maryland, United States
Martin Weltz, DO, Medical Consultant for Weatherby Healthcare, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in medical oncology, hematology, clinical pharmacology, and hospice care.
With more than 40 years of professional experience, Dr. Weltz has been a consultant for Weatherby Healthcare since 2016, having been the medical director of cancer infusion services and director of palliative medicine with Sinai Hospital of Baltimore from 2016 to 2017. Prior to obtaining these roles, he served as the senior medical director and director of medical and palliative medicine research with the Hospice of the Chesapeake from 2000 to 2016, and as an assistant professor and associate professor of clinical medicine and pharmacology with Johns Hopkins University from 2003 to 2016. In addition, he served as the executive vice president and medical director of Maryland Hematology-Oncology Consultants PA, having founded the firm in 1981. Earlier in his career, Dr. Weltz was an attending doctor of medicine within the Department of Hematology-Medical Oncology and Clinical Pharmacology at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center from 1979-1981.
Dr. Weltz began his career as a student at Brooklyn College, receiving a Bachelor of Science in biology in 1969. He next studied at the Kansas City University School of Medicine and Bioscience, completing a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine in 1973, simultaneously holding a clinical externship under Dr. Alan Yagoda in the Cornell Weil College of Medicine and the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center from 1971-1972. From 1972-1973, Dr. Weltz continued his mentorship and clinical externship with Dr. Thomas Amatruda, Jr., and from 1973-1974 he trained as a rotating intern with the Walter Reed Army Medical Center, remaining with the institution as an internal medicine resident until 1976. From 1976 to 1979 he completed a Medical Oncology-Hematology Fellowship at Water Reed Army Medical Center, also holding a postdoctoral fellowship in Clinical Pharmacology at the Division of Cancer Treatment at the National Cancer Institute National Institutes of Health under the Division Chief, Dr. Bruce Chabner, from 1980-1981.
Dr. Weltz was awarded a continued mentorship in Clinical Pharmacology in Medical Oncology with Dr. Mervyn Israel at the Dana Farber Comprehensive Cancer Institute with an emphasis on anti-neoplastic drug pharmacology monitoring in the animal research laboratory that lead to advances preceding many initial human clinical trials. Later in his career, Dr. Weltz returned to his studies with Johns Hopkins University, obtaining a Certificate of Advanced Study from the School of Professional Studies, Business, and Education in 1999, a Master of Business Administration from the Carey Business School, School of Medicine, and School of Continues Studies in 2002, and a Master of Public Health, magna cum laude, from the Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2003.
Dr. Weltz is licensed to practice medicine in the states of Indiana, South Carolina, and Maryland, and he has previously held medical licenses in Virginia, Tennessee, New Jersey, New York, and the District of Columbia. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, the National Board of Medical Examiners for Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons, Part I, II, III, as well as of the American Board of Internal Medicine in internal medicine, medical oncology, hematology, and hospice and palliative medicine. Dr. Weltz is also board certified as a hospice medical director by the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.
Throughout his career, Dr. Weltz has received numerous honors and awards for his achievements, including a citation from the governor of Maryland. He was honored as one of America’s Top Oncologists by the Consumer Research Council of America five times, as a Super Doctor in Oncology by the Washington Post three times, and as one of America’s Top Physicians by the Consumer Research Council of America twice. Dr Weltz has been recognized as a Fellow by the American College of Physicians, the American Academy of Hospice of and Palliative Medicine, the Royal Society of Medicine, the New York Academy of Sciences, and the New Jersey Society of Medicine, and as a Hematologist, Medical Oncologist and Clinical Pharmacologist by the Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He recently received the Who’s Who Humanitarian Distinction in addition to the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award in Medicine.
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