Department of Radiation Oncology

Surbhi Grover

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Surbhi Grover, M.D. M.P.H

Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Radiation Oncology

Contact information
Hospital of University of Pennsylvania
Department of Radiation Oncology
3400 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-207-6977
Fax: 215-349-8975
Education:
B.A. (Economics (Magna Cum Laude))
Columbia University, 2004.
M.D. (Medicine)
Harvard Medical School, 2009.
M.P.H. (Public Health)
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2013.
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Description of Other Expertise

Dr. Grover is interested in addressing the growing global cancer burden by focusing on public health endeavors and cost-effective clinical initiatives to improve access to care and outcomes of care in developing countries. Her research interests include racial and ethnic disparities in cancer care and outcomes, HIV-related malignancies, implementation and up-scaling of prevention and treatment programs in low resource settings. Since 2011 she has been working with the Botswana-UPENN partnership in developing an oncology program in Botswana. Her research will be focused on epidemiology of HPV related cancers (cervical, head and neck and anal) and treatment outcomes in patients with HIV and malignancies in Botswana.

Selected Publications

Martei Y, Narasimhamurthy M, Prabhakar P, Hutson J, Setlhako D, Chiyapo S, Ramogola-Masire D, Makozhombwe I, Feldman M, Kayembe M, Grover S: Breast Cancer Pathology Turnaround Time in Botswana. Journal of Global Oncology October 2017.

C Simone II, V Verma, C Ahern, C Berlind, W Lindsay, S Sharma, J Shabason, M Culligan, , S Grover, J Friedberg: National Cancer Data Base Report on Pneumonectomy Versus Lung-Sparing Surgery for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma Journal of Thoracic Oncology August 2017.

D Trifiletti, J Sheehan, S Grover, S Dutta, C Rusthoven, B Kavanagh, A Sahgal, T Showalter: National trends in radiotherapy for brain metastases at time of diagnosis of non-small cell lung cancer. Journal of Neuroscience August 2017.

D Trifiletti, G Mehta, S Grover, J Sheehan: Clinical Management and Survival of Patients with Central Nervous System Hemangiopericytoma in the National Cancer Database. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience July 2017.

S Dutta, D Trifiletti, S Grover, K Romano, E Janowski, S Showalter: The impact of receptor status on mastectomy and contralateral prophylactic mastectomy rates in early stage invasive breast carcinoma. Clinical Breast Cancer Journal July 2017.

R Ghebre, S Grover, M Xu, L Chuang, H Simonds: Cervical Cancer Control in HIV-Infected Women: Past, Present and Future. Gynecologic Oncology Reports July 2017.

D Trifiletti, S Grover, B Maidment III, T Showalter, S Showalter: Active monitoring in non-invasive breast cancer: Insight gained from a large national database. Journal of Radiation Oncology June 2017.

D Trifiletti, C Hill, S Sharma, C Simone II, T Showalter, MD, S Grover : Early stage non-small cell lung cancer in the United States: Patterns of care and survival among elderly patients at least 80 years old Journal of Radiation Oncology May 2017.

M McMillan, E Ojerholm, V Verma, K Higgins, S Singhal, J Predina, A Berman, S Grover, C Robinson, C Simone II: Radiotherapy Treatment Time and Overall Survival in Locally Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics April 2017.

E Engels, E Yanik, W Wheeler, M John Gill, M Shiels, R Dubrow, K Althoff, M Silverberg, J Brooks, M Kitahata, J Goedert, S Grover, A Mayor, R Moore, L Park, A Rachlis, K Sigel, T Sterling, J Thorne, R Pfeiffer: Cancer-attributable mortality among people with treated HIV infection in North America. Clinical Infectious Diseases April 2017.

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