Nagendra TirumaliM.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine


  • Cancer and Blood Disorders

Special focus on

  • Breast Cancer
  • Hematology
  • Lymphoma
  • Oncology
  • Prostate Cancer

I see patients at


Dr. Tirumali specializes in treatment of patients with breast cancer, Prostate cancer and lymphomas.

He actively participates in clinical trials and is interested in research that advances quality patient care that enhances a patient experience for better outcomes. He firmly believes that the practice of Medicine is both an art and a science and evidence based principles need to be delivered with a human touch. Training the next generation of physicians to apply the perfect blend of scientific knowledge with compassionate care in their practice is one of his goals.

In his spare time Dr. Tirumali enjoys spending time with family, hiking during the summer and skiing during the winter times. He also loves traveling to international destinations and learning about different cultures. He volunteers and serves on the board of Kalakendra, Society for the Performing Arts of India with a mission to support the arts of the Indian subcontinent, and is an active member of the Indian American Community in Portland.


  • B.S., 1967, Bangalore University
  • M.D., 1974, Bangalore Medical College
  • Residency:

    • Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL 1979
  • Fellowship:

    • University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 1982
    • Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 1981
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Internal Medicine, 1979
    • Fellow of Royal College of Physicians (Canada), 1979
    • American Board of Medical Oncology, 1981
    • American Board of Hematology, 1983


  • English
  • Hindi
  • Tamil

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