Division of Hematology/Oncology

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Arati Desai, MD, MAS

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Attending, Inpatient Oncology Service, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Co-Director, Brain Tumor Program, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
16 Penn Tower
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-349-8140
Fax: 215-662-7804
Education:
A.B. (English, Certificate in Women's Studies)
Princeton University, 1996.
M.D. (Medicine)
University of Kentucky College of Medicine, 2001.
M.A.S. (Advanced Studies in Clinical Research)
University of California, San Francisco, 2006.
Post-Graduate Training
Post-sophomore Fellowship in Pathology, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, 1998-1999.
Intern in Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Parkland Memorial Hospital, 2001-2002.
Resident in Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Parkland Memorial Hospital, 2002-2004.
Clinical Research Fellowship Program, University of California, San Francisco, 2004-2006.
Fellowship in Oncology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 2006-2009.
Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2004.
ABIM, Medical Oncology, 2008.
ABIM, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 2012.
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Selected Publications

MacLean P. Nasrallah, Maria Martinez-Lage, Alan Fox, Shrey Sukhadia1, Arati Desai, Donald M. O'Rourke, Steven Brem, David Roth, Jennifer J.D. Morrissette, Robert D. Daber: Validation and utilization of next generation sequencing in the clinical assessment of gliomas. AACR Annual Meeting, Abstract 3428 April 2014.

Bauman J, Langer C, Quon H, Algazy K, Lin A, Desai A, Mutale F, Weiss J: Induction chemotherapy with cetuximab, carboplatin and paclitaxel for the treatment of locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. Exp Ther Med 5(4): 1247-1253, April 2013.

Jared Weiss, David N. Hayes, Kenneth M. Algazy, Arati Suvas Desai, Brenda Horn, Sara Gulino, Dale Flowers, Diane Frazee, Arthur M. Feldman, Arthur P. Staddon, Juneko E. Grilley-Olson, Roger B. Cohen, Corey J. Langer; Lineberger Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC; Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; Abramson Cancer Center at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA: Combination lapatinib and capecitabine in advanced, incurable squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (SCCHN). ASCO Annual Meeting, J Clin Oncol 31, 2013 (suppl; abstr 6094) 2013.

Gregory Weinstein, Harry Quon, Jason Newman, Ara Chalian, Kelly Malloy, Alexander Lin, Arati Desai, Roger Cohen, Virginia LiVolsi, Kathleen Montone,and Bert O'Malley: TransOral Robotic Surgery Alone for Oropharyngeal Cancer: An Analysis of Local Control. Archives of Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery July 2012.

Jessica R Bauman, Corey J. Langer, Harry Quon, Kenneth M. Algazy, Arati Suvas Desai, Faith Mutale, Alexander Lin, Jared Weiss; University of Pennsylvania, Philadephia, PA; Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD; University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA; University of Pennsylvania, Abramson Cancer Center, Philadephia, PA; University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; Division of Hematology-Oncology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC : Induction chemotherapy with weekly cetuximab, carboplatin, and paclitaxel in the treatment of locally advanced head and neck cancer: The University of Pennsylvania experience. ASCO Annual Meeting, J Clin Oncol 30, 2012 (suppl; abstr e16062) 2012.

Pitz Marshall W, Desai Arati, Grossman Stuart A, Blakeley Jaishri O: Tissue concentration of systemically administered antineoplastic agents in human brain tumors. Journal of Neuro-oncology 104(3): 629-38, Sep 2011.

Kerlikowske K, Walker R, Miglioretti DL, Desai A, Ballard-Barbash R, Buist D. : Obesity, mammography use and accuracy, and advanced breast cancer risk. Journal of the National Cancer Institute 100(23): 1724-1733, Dec. 2008.

Pitz M*, Desai A*, Blakeley J, Grossman S. : Tissue Concentration of Systemically Administered Agents in Human Gliomas. Society for Neuro-oncology 13th Annual Meeting Nov. 2008.

Grossman SA, Desai A, Pitz M, Blakeley J, Portnow J, Brady M, Raghavan R. M: Modeling the Entry of Systemically Administered Antineoplastic Agents into Brain Tumors, Brain Adjacent to Tumor, and Normal Brain. Society for Neuro-oncology 13th Annual Meeting Nov. 2008.

Desai AS, Ye X, Grossman SA. : Association of Melanoma with Glioblastoma Multiforme. ASCO Annual Meeting, J Clin Oncol 26: Abstr 2082, May 2008.

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