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.
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Selected Publications

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). 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.

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. J Clin Oncol 26: Abstr 2082, May 2008.

Kerlikowske K, Desai A, Miglioretti DL, Walker R, Ballard-Barbash R, Buist DSM. : Women with Elevated Body Mass Index at Increased Risk of Breast Cancer with a Poor Prognosis. 30th Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium Dec. 2007.

Desai AS, Grossman SA. : Clinical Trial Proposal: Impact of Trans-sodium Crocetinate on Intra-tumoral Oxygen Concentration in Post-operative Patients with High-grade Gliomas. New Approaches to Brain Tumor Therapy (NABTT) Dec. 2007.

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