Welcome to the
Heart of
Cancer Care

The United Hospital Center’s Cecil B. Highland, Jr. & Barbara B. Highland Cancer Center offers compassionate care with access to the latest in cancer treatment.

United Hospital Cancer Center is recognized by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer as a Community Comprehensive Cancer Program for excellence in all areas.

Cancer Center Specialists

United Hospital Center’s board-certified medical and radiation oncology specialists diagnose and treat all forms of adult cancers. We provide specialized radiation treatments using the most advanced IMRT techniques as well as nationally recognized chemotherapy and biotherapy treatments.

Zeeshan Ahmad, MD
Zeeshan Ahmad, MD
Zeeshan Ahmad, MD, specializes in oncology and hematology at United Hospital Center (UHC). Dr. Ahmad received his…
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Shamsher Ali, MD
Shamsher Ali, MD
Shamsher Ali, MD, is a graduate from Kabir Medical College in Pakistan. After completing his residency in…
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Paul M. Brager, MD
Paul M. Brager, MD
Paul M. Brager, MD specializes in oncology and hematology at UHC Oncology. Dr. Brager received his medical…
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Linda S. Carte, RN, MSN, AOCN
Linda S. Carte, RN, MSN, AOCN
Linda is the Vice President of Cancer Services and Post-Acute Care at United Hospital Center. She received…
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Salman Osman, MD
Salman Osman, MD
Salman Osman, MD specializes in oncology and hematology at UHC. Dr. Osman studied medicine at King Edward…
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Michael A. Stewart, MD
Michael A. Stewart, MD
Michael A. Stewart, MD, specializes in radiation oncology at UHC. Dr. Stewart received his medical degree from…
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Swati Vishwanathan, MD
Swati Vishwanathan, MD
Swati Vishwanathan, MD specializes in oncology and hematology at United Hospital Center (UHC). Dr. Vishwanathan received her…
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Advanced Practice Providers

Melisa Audia
Melisa Audia

FNP-BC, OCN

Courtney Watkins
Courtney Watkins

NP

Cancer Patient
Navigator Program

Here, you’ll have access to the most Cancer Navigators in the region, special individuals to guide you. You are not alone, understand the journey through cancer with us.
Learn more about the navigator program

UHC Cancer Offices