Basem William

Basem William, MBBCh

  • Hematology

Appointments: (614) 293-3196

About Me

I’m a hematologist with interest, and expertise, in treating lymphoma especially cutaneous lymphomas. My overall research goal is to improve patients’ lives through developing novel clinical trials.

I believe in taking a holistic approach to caring for patients. Their courage and resilience, in the face of life-threatening illness, has been one of the major influences on my growth as an individual and a professional. I strive to empower patients by providing them information about their illness so they can truly become partners in their own healthcare.

The James has genuine culture of patient-centered care. Everyone pulls through to provide care for patients, and for each other as well. It often feels like working among friends and family, and I’m privileged to serve alongside such outstanding professionals.

Recently I assumed leadership of the multidisciplinary cutaneous lymphoma program. I’m honored to lead such an eminent program that was developed by my colleague, Dr. Pierluigi Porcu, an internationally renowned expert in cutaneous lymphomas.

Additional languages I speak

  • Arabic

Specialties and conditions I treat

  • Hematology
  • Lymphoma, T-Cell, Cutaneous
  • Lymphoma, T-Cell, Peripheral
  • Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Bone Marrow Transplantation

Locations where I practice

Please note: Not all physicians schedule patients at each listed location. Please call the “Schedule an appointment” number shown above for scheduling assistance.

Education and training

Medical Degree

Ain Shams University, Faculty of Medicine


Ain Shams University Hospitals
5/1/1998 - 5/31/2001

Internal Medicine
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
7/1/2003 - 7/31/2005

More about my work

My background


The New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center
7/1/2008 - 8/8/2008

University of Nebraska Medical Center
7/1/2009 - 6/30/2012

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Hematology)

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Hospice and Palliative Medicine)

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Hospice and Palliative Medicine)

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Medicine Oncology)

My Department

Internal Medicine

My Division


Consulting and Related Relationships

At The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we support a faculty member’s research and consulting in collaboration with medical device, research and/or drug companies because a faculty member’s expertise can guide important advancements in the practice of medicine and improve patient care. In order to provide effective management of these relationships, the University requires annual disclosures from all faculty members with external interests related to their University responsibilities.

As of 03/28/2017, Dr. William has reported no financial relationships with medical device, research and/or drug companies.