Your Cancer Care Team

Roopa Gupta, M.D. and Rabindra Paul, M.D. specialize in the oncology and hematology services that we provide. Dr. Gupta's experience includes time spent at Harvard Medical School Division of Aging for a geriatric fellowship. She also spent time at the National Cancer Institute at NIH for a hematology / oncology fellowship. During this time, she researched rare cancers and lung cancer. Dr. Paul is Board Certified by the American Board of Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology. Manoj Jain, M.D. specializes in radiation oncology. Dr. Jain's experience includes time spent at the New York Medical College in Valhalla New York where he completed his degree and his specialty training in radiation oncology at the Mount Sinai Hospital. Together, they form a strong team, approaching cancer treatment tailored to your individual needs.

Rabindra Paul, M.D.
Medical Oncologist and Hematologist

Rabindra Paul, M.D.

Dr. Paul brings a wealth of training and experience to his role as head of the John H. ‘Jack’ Burbage, Jr. Regional Cancer Care Center. His prior positions include fellowships in hematology and medical oncology at Howard University Hospital in Washington, DC, and in infectious diseases at Kansas University Medical Center in Kansas City, KS. Dr. Paul received his medical degree at Mymensingh Medical College in Bangladesh, followed by residencies in Bangladesh (medicine and surgery), Zambia (pediatrics) and the United States (internal medicine at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University in New York). He has specialized in breast, GU, GI and hematologic malignancies as well as treatment of infections in oncology patients. Dr. Paul is the author of articles and papers published in peer-reviewed journals covering topics such as leukemia, prostate cancer, Kaposi sarcoma, and sickle cell disease. He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society of Hematology, the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the American College of Physicians. Dr. Paul is board-certified in medical oncology and hematology, infectious diseases and internal medicine. Prior to joining AGH, he spent two years in private practice in Washington, DC.

To make an appointment, please call 410-629-6888.

Roopa Gupta, M.D.
​Medical Oncologist and Hematologist

Roopa Gupta, M.D.

Dr. Gupta is a highly trained and experienced physician with active involvement in both hospitals and medical practices. Her education and background includes fellowships in hematology and oncology at the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD, and in geriatrics at Harvard Medical School’s Division of Aging. Dr. Gupta received her medical and surgical degree at the University of Assam’s Silchar Medical College in India, followed by a residency in internal medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine. She is board-certified in internal medicine and medical oncology. She is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Medical Association, the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Geriatrics Society. Dr. Gupta prides herself in providing cutting-edge care in a very personalized manner. She is a proponent of cancer screening, early detection, quality of life and survivorship care. Dr. Gupta is now accepting new patients. To make an appointment, please call 410-629-6888.

Manoj Jain, M.D.
Radiation Oncologist

Manoj Jain, M.D.Dr. Jain is a board-certified radiation oncologist with nearly fifteen years of experience practicing radiation oncology on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. He received his medical degree from New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY and completed his specialty training in radiation oncology at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. Dr. Jain has worked with many specialists to provide highly individualized, state-of-the-art treatment for many different types of cancers including prostate, breast, lung, and head and neck cancers. He has worked extensively with the man-to-man prostate cancer support group and breast cancer support groups to promote the most advanced forms of treatment for these cancers. His commitment to using the latest scientific data to treat cancer patients has led to the organization of a multi-disciplinary cancer conference at Atlantic General Hospital, where he also serves as the chairman of the Cancer Review Committee. Dr. Jain is now accepting new patients. To make an appointment, please call his office at the Burbage Regional Cancer Care Center at 410-629-6288.

Cindy Elliot, Oncology Nurse Navigator

Cindy Elliot, Oncology Nurse Navigator

Cindy Elliott, RN, already had more than 17 years of oncology nursing experience when she joined the Regional Cancer Care Center in November of 2014. As the Oncology Nurse Navigator for all patients of the RCCC, she guides our patients through their cancer journey starting with their first visit with Dr. Paul or Dr. Gupta. Cindy is passionate about advocating for her patients and skilled at knowing where the greatest need is for her patients. Every patient is on their own individual journey and as an Oncology Nurse Navigator, Cindy becomes their guide for that journey. Whether she's educating patients about their cancer or coordinating additional testing, Cindy works to remove barriers for her patients. Cindy also works with Women Supporting Women as one of the leaders of our Breast Cancer Support Group.

Katie Collingsworth, Patient Financial Counselor

Katie CollingsworthKatie Collingsworth joined the staff of the Regional Cancer Care Center in August of 2016. She joined our team with more than 10 years of Oncology experience. She has completed a medical billing and coding program and is very knowledgeable with our ever changing medical field. Katie provides many services to our patients. She works with insurance companies to obtain prior authorizations, enroll patients in manufacturer co-pay assistant programs, and guides patients to local resources to help alleviate financial burdens.

A cancer diagnosis can come with many overwhelming barriers, finances being at the top of list for most patients. Katie meets with every new patient to reassure them that during this difficult time she is here to help and that their financial or insurance situation will not determine their level of care.

As the financial counselor at RCCC, Katie comes with an open door policy and always has time to speak with our patients and their caregivers about questions or concerns that may come up.

Jami Geise Citrano, LMT
Massage Therapist

Jami Geise CitranoJami provides Oncology massage, Reflexology and Reiki to patients in the Regional Cancer Care Center. She is a Licensed Massage therapist with over 12 years of experience. She received her massage degree at the Muscular Therapy Institute, in Cambridge MA, and went on to finish her Associates Degree at Wor-Wic Community College. She has earned numerous certifications in a wide range of modalities. Jami's diverse background allows her to provide an accurate assessment of the patient; mind, body and spirit. Through this assessment she strives to deliver the perfect combination of education, motivation and services designed to nurture, encourage healing and balance. She maintains a busy private practice in Berlin MD, but her passion is oncology massage. She has become an important member of the oncology team, often times, a liaison between patient and the practitioner.