Dr. Sant P. Chawla, M.D.

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Attending Physician, Oncology & Hematology

Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Areas of expertise

Hematology, Oncology, Sarcoma

Bio

Dr. Chawla graduated from the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, with a dual degree in medicine and surgery, and also completed an internship and residency in internal medicine, which included a year at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Chandigarh, India. He served as a Registrar in Medical Oncology at Auckland Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand, and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.

In the United States, Dr. Chawla completed a fellowship in medical oncology at the University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. He had extensive involvement in developmental/experimental therapeutics, and Phase I-IV clinical trials (involving molecular/biological targeted-gene therapy and anti-neoplastics).

Throughout his medical career, Dr. Chawla has been involved in teaching residents and fellows. He is currently in private practice specializing in medical oncology in Santa Monica, CA.

Education

School
M.D., F.R.A.C.P., M.B.B.S., All-India Institute of Medical Sciences, New De
Fellowship
Medical Oncology: University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Residency
Internal Medicine: Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Chandigarh, India | Internal Medicine: All-India Institute of Internal Medicine, New Delhi, India
Internship
All-India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Medical Degree
M.D., F.R.A.C.P.

Awards

Fellow: Royal Australasian College of Physician
Member, American Society of Clinical Oncology
Member, Connective Tissue Oncology Society
Assistant Professor: Department of Medicine, Section of Melanoma/Sarcoma, Section of Medical Gynecology/ Oncology, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX (1986-1988)
Medical Oncologist: Cedars-Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA (1988- )
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine: Keck School of Medicine, USC, Los Angeles, CA (1998- )
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine: Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA (2004- )
Adjunct Associate Professor: University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX (2008- )
Adjunct Associate Professor: Stanford University of Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA (2011- )
Co-Director: Cancer Research, Comprehensive Cancer Research Inc., Cedars-Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA 1990
Director: Developmental Chemotherapy, Hospital of the Good Samaritan, Los Angeles, CA (1990-2002)
Medical Oncologist: St’ John’s Hospital and Medical Center, Santa Monica, CA (1990- )
Director: Medical Oncology, Orthopedic Hospital, Los Angeles, CA (1994-2007)
Director: Medical Oncology, Century City Hospital, Los Angeles, CA (1996-2005)
Associate Director: Cancer Center, Century City Hospital, Los Angeles, CA (1999-2005)

Publications

Available on request