Mithun V. Shah, M.D., Ph.D.

Mithun V. Shah, M.D., Ph.D., is a hematologist, with a special interest in stem cell transplantation.

  • Diagnosis and management of hematological malignancies with a special interest in myeloid neoplasms
  • Using bone marrow transplant (BMT) as a treatment for hematological cancers
  • The use of alternative donors such as haploidentical transplant
  • Diagnosis and treatment of T- and Natural Killer (NK)-cell large granular lymphocyte (LGL) leukemia
  • Devising novel and effective immunomodulation strategies to improve outcomes for patients with in hematologic malignancies
  1. 2018
    Fellow - Stem Cell Transplantation & Cellular TherapyMD Anderson Cancer Center
  2. 2016
    FellowHematology/Oncology, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2013
    Internship/ResidencyMilton S. Hershey College of Medicine, Penn State University-Hershey Medical Center
  4. 2008
    PhDThe Pennsylvania State University
  5. 2003
    ResidencyGujarat Cancer and Research Institute
  6. 2002
    MB BSBJ Medical College, Gujarat University


  1. 2016
    Medical OncologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 2016
    HematologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  3. 2013
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2014
    2014 Merit AwardConquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO
  2. 2014
    Winner of Poster Highlight Session at ASCO 2014American Society of Clinica Oncology
  3. 2012
    Invited reviewerBill and Melinda Gates Foundation Grants
  4. 2011
    Trainee Travel AwardCSCR/MWAFMR

Professional memberships

  1. 2014
    MemberScientific Review Committee A, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  2. 2013
    MemberJoint Hematology/Oncology Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  3. 2013 - present
    Associate MemberAmerican Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation
  4. 2012 - 2014
    Invited ReviewerBill and Melinda Gates Foundation Grants
  5. 2008 - 2009
    MemberAmerican Association for Cancer Research
  6. 2008 - present
    Associate MemberAmerican Society of Hematology
  7. 2005 - 2006
    Graduate RepresentativePenn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
  8. 2004 - 2007
    PresidentPenn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Indian Friends Circle
  9. 2001 - present
    Invited ReviewerNetherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)