Dr. Sanjay Awasthi

Oncologist

Dr. Sanjay Awasthi

Oncologist

Dr. Sanjay Awasthi is an Oncologist at Doctors Hospital and has been practicing for more than 30 years. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He has been a Tenured Professor of Oncology at several top medical schools as well as the world-renowned Beckman Research Institute and City of Hope NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Los Angeles. He comes to us after serving most recently as the Cancer Center Director Division Chief of Hematology & Oncology at Texas Tech University. His research into the causes, prevention and treatment of all types of cancer has been continuously funded for over 25 years through numerous prestigious grant awards from the National Cancer Institute, Department of Defense and Cancer Foundations. He has published over 250 papers in top peer-reviewed scientific journals and has been cited over 13,000 times.

Dr. Awasthi is trained to diagnose and treat all types and forms of cancer and employs various diagnostic tests such as biopsies, imaging tests, endoscopic tests, and laboratory tests. He is also trained to offer treatment techniques such as chemotherapy or radiotherapy to combat the spread of cancer. Dr. Awasthi has been invited to speak in more than ninety scientific meetings and conferences and has been published in over two hundred peer-reviewed journals, and he has also been involved in many research funding opportunities.

Dr. Awasthi speaks multiple languages, including Hindi and Urdu, and provides emotional and palliative care, ensuring patients experience the highest quality of life possible.