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East Jefferson Hematology-Oncology
East Jefferson Hematology-Oncology is an MPSI practice managed by East Jefferson General Hospital.

With doctors Thomas Cosgriff and Ashish Udhrain, and a caring dedicated staff, EJHO provides the highest possible levels of personalized cancer care. You'll know you are in a supportive environment the moment you enter the practice. Dr. Cosgriff summed up their unique approach to patient care in this manner, "With cancer patients, we are with them for life. And we like that. We need to provide the very best in clinical expertise in a compassionate, supportive manner."

Our Physicians

Ashish Udhrain, M.D.

Udhrain Headshot-webDr. Udhrain serves as the Director of Hematology-Oncology at East Jefferson General Hospital. He was born and raised in New Delhi, India. He received his Doctorate from Ross University School of Medicine, and his residency in Internal Medicine from Ochsner Clinic Foundation and Mayo Clinic Arizona. Dr. Udhrain completed his fellowship in Hematology-Medical Oncology from Tulane University School of Medicine. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Hematology, Medical Oncology, and Internal Medicine.

Thomas Cosgriff, M.D.

Thomas Cosgriff, M.D.Dr. Thomas Cosgriff is a Board Certified Oncologist who was one of the first physicians at EJGH to become a credentialed member of the MD Anderson Cancer Network. He is East Jefferson General Hospital's Medical Director of Oncology. He is a retired Colonel in the United States Army and brings a disciplined approach to care that one would expect from someone with his background. A graduate of the University of Minnesota, Dr. Cosgriff has been published more than 70 times. He is widely respected as a clinician and a leader in building better oncology services for those in our community.

Dr. Khawaja Saad Jahangir

Jahangir, MD-headshotDr. Jahangir, a board certified oncologist, begins his tenure at East Jefferson General Hospital as the newest addition to the Hematology and Oncology Department. Jahangir most recently served as the chairman of oncology at Summerlin Hospital Medical Center in Las Vegas, helping facilitate and establish a palliative care program at the hospital. After completing medical school at the Ross University School of Medicine, Jahangir went on to serve as a resident in internal medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine before completing his training with a fellowship at the LSU School of Medicine. Now back in New Orleans, Jahangir prides himself on the unique and individualized care he gives to each patient.

Rabia Cattie, M.D.

Cattie,RabiaDr. Rabia Cattie arrives as the newest member of the hematology-oncology department at East Jefferson General Hospital and is a Board Certified Oncologist. Dr. Cattie completed both her residency and fellowship training at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. A graduate of Kinnaird College for Women, Dr. Cattie received a medical degree from Allama Iqbal Medical College in her native town of Lahore, Pakistan. Along with her years of service in the medical field, Dr. Cattie also served as an adjunct professor at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center in Brooklyn.

Our Staff

We are proud of our entire staff. They play an important part in the delivery of your care. They are trained to answer most questions and will often relay information from your doctor to you over the phone.

Last Updated on Wednesday, February 03, 2016 10:18 AM


Contact Information

Thomas Cosgriff, M.D.
Ashish Udhrain, M.D.
Rabia Cattie, M.D.
K. Saad Jahangir, M.D.
Victoria LaBruzzo, N.P.
April Haydel, N.P.
Karen Spencer, N.P.
Tracy Garrett, N.P.
Crystal Burke, N.P.

East Jefferson Hematology-Oncology
4204 Houma Blvd.
2nd Floor
Metairie, LA 70006
Phone: (504) 883-2968
Fax: 883-2973

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