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

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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
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

V Verma, C Ahern, C Berlind, W Lindsay, S Grover, M Culligan, J Friedberg, C Simone, II: Facility Volume and Postoperative Outcomes for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: a National Cancer Data Base Analysis. Lung Cancer March 2018.

C Alonso, S Dutta, N Mitra, D Landsburg, N Zaorsky, S Grover, J Peterson and D Trifiletti: Adult Nodular Lymphocyte Predominant Hodgkin Lymphoma: Treatment modality utilization and survival. Cancer Medicine January 2018.

Y Martei, S Chiyapo, S Grover, D Ramogola-Masire, S Dryden-Peterson, L Shulman, N Tapela: Availability of WHO Essential Medicines for Cancer Treatment in Botswana. Journal of Global Oncology January 2018.

D Guttmann, J Kobie, S Grover, A Lin, J Lukens, N Mitra, K Rhodes, W Feng, S Swisher-McClure: National disparities in treatment package time in head and neck cancer and impact on overall survival. Head and Neck December 2017.

M Harkenrider, K Nieto, W Adams, N Pham, A Block, S Grover, W Small: Adjuvant therapy in patients with clear cell endometrial carcinoma: an analysis of the National Cancer Database. Gynecological Oncology November 2017.

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.

A Hauser, S Dutta, T Showalter, J Sheehan, S Grover, D Trifiletti: Impact of academic facility type and volume on post-surgical outcomes following diagnosis of glioblastoma. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience October 2017.

Y Lievens, M Gospodarowicz, S Grover, D Jaffray, D Rodin, J Torode, M Ling Yap, E Zubizarreta, : Global impact of radiotherapy in oncology: Saving one million lives by 2035. Radiotherapy and 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.

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