Daniel Nader

Daniel Nader - Chief, CTCA Division of Pulmonary Services, Department of Medicine
About Daniel

Chief of Staff

Dr. Daniel Nader serves as Chief of Staff at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) in Tulsa. He also leads both the enterprise-wide and the Tulsa hospital's pulmonary program. Under his clinical leadership, CTCA® in Tulsa has assembled a talented group of multidisciplinary cancer experts, who tirelessly work to bring the best clinical options to patients while delivering compassionate care. Thanks to his vision and determination, he has also championed the addition of new, innovative treatments, procedures and clinical trials to provide more options to oncology patients. 

Dr. Nader has been recognized by Castle Connolly, U.S. News & World Report and Oklahoma magazine as a top doctor in pulmonary medicine. 

Dr. Nader earned an osteopathic medical degree from the University of Health Sciences in Kansas City, Missouri. He completed an internal medicine residency and a pulmonary medicine fellowship at the Naval Regional Medical Center in San Diego, California. He is board certified in internal medicine and pulmonary disease.

Dr. Nader served in and was honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy and founded the Thoracic Oncology Clinic at Naval Regional Medical Center in Orlando, Florida. He also previously served as Medical Director of a pulmonary function lab and respiratory therapy department. Today, he serves as Director of the lung program and Chief of Staff at CTCAin Tulsa. In December 2006, Dr. Nader was also appointed to the position of National Clinical Director of Pulmonary/Critical Care to assist CTCA in bridging clinical care across its regional centers, and in 2015, he was named Chief of the Division of Pulmonary Services at CTCA.

Dr. Nader has served as the Oklahoma Governor of the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP). He was one of about 55 ACCP Governors throughout the United States and Canada. The role allowed him to act as a patient advocate, making contact with local government officials to help lobby for Oklahoma issues and concerns. He also served as an important link between the cardiopulmonary community in Oklahoma and the national body.