I am a medical oncologist and hematologist specializing in the care of people with multiple myeloma and related plasma cell disorders. With my colleagues at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, I am focused on identifying optimal treatment strategies for people with these disorders. I am interested in the molecular pathways underlying progression of plasma cell disorders and the development of targeted strategies aiming to delay, prevent, and cure full-blown disease. I also have an interest in health policy as it relates to oncologic drug approvals and the cost of cancer care.
- Clinical Expertise: Hematologic Malignancies; Plasma Cell Disorders, including Myeloma, Monoclonal Gammopathies, and Amyloidosis
- Languages Spoken: Hindi; Kannada
- Education: MBBS, K.S. Hegde Medical Academy
- Residencies: Internal Medicine - Georgetown University/Washington Hospital Center
- Fellowships: Medical Oncology - National Cancer Institute
- Board Certifications: Medical Oncology; Internal Medicine
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Clinical Trials Led by Sham Mailankody
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