David A. Riseberg, M.D.

Director, Breast Medical Oncology
Medical Oncology at Mercy - Baltimore
Medical Oncology and Hematology Board Certified: Specialties: Areas Of Interest: Languages Spoken: Phone: Fax: Locations:

David A. Riseberg, M.D., is a top rated doctor in Medical Oncology and Hematology at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland. He is the Director of Breast Medical Oncology at Mercy and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology and Hematology. Dr. Riseberg is a highly regarded specialist treating patients with many types of cancers and blood disorders including breast cancer, colon and rectal cancer, gynecologic cancers, lung cancer, leukemia and lymphoma.

Dedicated to Breast Cancer Research and Treatment

Dr. David Riseberg has dedicated and focused much of his medical career on the research and treatment of breast cancer. His continued dedication to helping women face this life changing disease is a commitment that has translated into research, outreach and a better understanding of how to manage the disease and care for breast cancer patients. 

Dr. Riseberg works together with the surgeons, certified nurse practitioners and nurses in The Breast Center at Mercy to help women get a coordinated and comprehensive treatment plan and, when appropriate, enrolled as a participant in a current clinical trial. This approach allows the patient to benefit from the collective wisdom, experience and knowledge of the medical team.

Utilizing the latest chemotherapy treatments and in collaboration with top rated oncologists and radiation specialists within Mercy’s Institute for Cancer Care, Dr. Riseberg helps women face the challenges and triumphs of a breast cancer diagnosis.

Experienced Oncologist in Treating Leukemia and Lymphoma

Dr. David Riseberg is equally as gifted in his knowledge and first-hand experience in treating blood disorders, leukemia and lymphoma. Sometimes, because these diagnoses do not have the word cancer in their name people feel these are less severe disorders. In fact, many blood disorders are cancerous and can have devastating results if not effectively treated. Turning to a skilled Medical Oncologist like Dr. Riseberg is one of the best ways to evaluate the stage of the blood disorder and then determine the best available treatment options.

Recognized as a Leading Medical Oncologist

Dr. David Riseberg is a highly respected medical oncologist within the Baltimore area. He has been recognized by Baltimore magazine as one of the areas “Top Doctors,” a distinction awarded by his peers within the medical community.

Dr. Riseberg is caring, friendly, interested in the lives of his patients and their families and an extremely visible doctor in Mercy’s Outpatient Chemotherapy patient suite. He visits with patients, making sure their medical needs are met and their personal comforts are given individualized attention.

The genuine and heartfelt appreciation for his compassionate care and bedside manner has been voiced by Dr. Riseberg’s patients in a particularly special and touching way. On multiple occasions Dr. Riseberg has earned the “Compassionate Doctor Recognition” – as voted by his patients. He also has been honored as the recipient of the “Patients’ Choice Award.”

Education & Fellowships
  • Fellowship  – Clinical Associate, Medicine Branch, National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health
  • Residency – University of Maryland Medical System
  • Medical Degree – University of Maryland Medical System
Patient Stories
Endocrinology Center at Mercy - Baltimore

Dorothy

A team of Mercy doctors and an indomitable spirit keep a Baltimore woman going through a series of health issues.

Patient receives treatment at The Breast Center at Mercy

Jennifer

Jennifer, breast cancer survivor and avid horse racing fan, tells the story of her diagnosis, treatment and recovery.

Prevention and Research Center at Mercy - Baltimore

Ann

A cancer survivor makes a series of connections with Mercy's doctors and staff during her treatment and gives back through her own talents.

Prevention and Research

Bonnie

A breast cancer patient receives healing at Mercy - for both body and spirit.

Associations & Memberships
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Society of Hematology
  • American Medical Association