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Shivaani Kummar, M.D., FACP

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Expertise

  • Cancer

Special focus

  • Medical Oncology and Hematology

About me

Dr. Kummar is a cancer specialist whose focus is to bring new discoveries to the clinic, developing new treatments for cancer. She runs early phase clinical trials evaluating new treatments while ensuring highest standards of patient safety. She also leads the division of hematology & medical oncology in the OHSU School of Medicine.

Her husband is a synthetic medicinal chemist who leads the Center for Experimental Therapeutics dedicated to discovery new cancer treatments. Together their goal is to find a cure for cancer.

They have a high school-aged daughter and middle school-aged son. Dr. Kummar loves to spend time with her family, read, and go for long walks.

Education and training

    • M.D., 1992, Lady Harding Medical College
  • Residency

    • Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 1995
  • Fellowship

    • Medical Oncology and Hematology, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Certifications

    • American Board of Internal Medicine Board Certified in Internal Medicine, 1995-2005
    • Board Recertified in Internal Medicine, 2005-2015
    • Board Certified in Medical Oncology, 1998-2008
    • Board Recertified in Medical Oncology, 2008-2018; 2018-2028 Board Certified in Hematology, 2002-2012

Memberships and associations:

  • Fellow, American College of Physicians
  • Member, American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Member, American Association for Cancer Research
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Insurance

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Ratings and reviews

Overall: 4.7 out of 5 (36 Ratings, 11 Reviews)

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