Clinical Faculty

Nancy Vander VeldeNancy Vander Velde, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Chief, Hematology and Oncology at Southeast Louisiana Veterans Healthcare System
Director, Hematology & Oncology Fellowship Program

Dr. Nancy Vander Velde received her medical degree in 1993 from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan. She completed an Internal Medicine residency at St. John Hospital and Medical Center in Detroit, Michigan in 2000. In 2002, she completed a fellowship in Medical Oncology at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan.

From 2002-2008 she was on staff at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Alvin and Lois Lapidus Cancer Institute in Baltimore, Maryland. During that time, she participated as Faculty of the Johns Hopkins University/Sinai Hospital Residency Program in Internal Medicine and was an Instructor in Medicine, Johns Hopkins University (November 2007 to July 2008). She was active in cancer clinical trials as well as resident and medical student teaching.

Dr. Vander Velde joined Tulane University School of Medicine, Section of Hematology and Medical Oncology as an Assistant Professor of Medicine in 2008. She is also Chief of Hematology and Oncology at the Southeast Louisiana Veteran's Healthcare System.

Dr. Vander Velde is involved in the education of fellows, residents, and students. Her interests include solid tumors such as breast, GI, prostate, and lung cancers.

Dr. Vander Velde is currently an investigator/co-investigator in several lung and prostate cancer clinical trials. She is an active member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Selected Publications

Velde NV, Wu EQ, Guo A, Lu M, Yu AP, Sharm H, Liu J, Fan CP, Shi L. The benefits of timely intervention with zoledronic acid in Patients with Metastic Prostate Cancer to Bones: A Retrospective Study of the US Veterans Affairs Population. Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases. 2010 Dec.

Saravolatz L, Manzor O, Vander Velde N, Pawlak J, Belian B. Broad Range Bacterial Polymerase Chain Reaction for Early Detection of Bacterial Meningitis. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2003; 36: 40-45.

Decker D, Pettinga P, Vander Velde N, Huang R, Kestin L, Burdakin J. Estrogen Replacement Therapy in Breast Cancer Survivors: A Matched-Controlled Series. Menopause. 2003; 10(4):277-285.

Vander Velde N. "Thrombocytosis." Clinical Decision Support in Hospital Medicine. Ed. Auerbach, A.

Verghese C, Vander Velde N. "Lymphadenopathy." Clinical Decision Support in Hospital Medicine. Ed. Auerbach, A.

Lewis B, Vander Velde N. "CNS Lymphoma." Clinical Decision Support in Hospital Medicine. Ed. Auerbach, A.



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