Ramesh K. Ramanathan, M.D.

  1. Oncologist

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

English

Ramesh K. Ramanathan, M.D., is a professor of medicine at Mayo Clinic School of Medicine and is based at the Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, campus.

Dr. Ramanathan's research interests are in new drug development, and he specializes in the treatment of GI cancers with a focus on pancreatic, neuroendocrine and colon cancers.

  • Treatment of GI cancers (colon and rectum, pancreas and gastric)
  • Phase I clinical trials
  1. 1995
    Fellow - Hematology and OncologyUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical Center - Pittsburgh, PA
  2. 1991
    Resident - Internal MedicineWoodhull Medical Center - Brooklyn, NY
  3. 1987
    Senior House Officer - General and Geriatric MedicineSt. Georges Hospital - UK
  4. 1987
    Senior House Officer - General MedicineSouthport General Infirmary - UK
  5. 1986
    Rotating InternshipKarnatak University, Karnatak Medical College - India
  6. 1984
    MBBSKarnatak University, Karnatak Medical College - India

Certifications

  1. 1995
    Medical OncologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2000
    Leo H. Criep, MD Award for Excellence in Patient CareUniversity of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
  2. 1982
    Third Rank at 2nd MBBS ExaminationKarnatak University, Karnatak Medical College
  3. 1982
    Distinctions in Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Pathology and MicrobiologyKarnatak University, Karnatak Medical College
  4. 1975
    Navodya National ScholarshipRoyal Junior School, Sri Lanka

Professional memberships

  1. 2016
    Course DirectorMayo Clinic Pancreatic Cancer Conference
  2. 2015
    Course DirectorMayo Clinic Pancreatic Cancer Conference
  3. 2014
    MemberScientific Review Committee, Debbie's Dream Foundation Gastric Cancer Fellowship, American Association for Cancer Research
  4. 2013 - 2015
    MemberAnnual Meeting Clinical Trials Committee, American Association for Cancer Research
  5. 2013 - 2015
    Director-At-LargeThe Arizona State Oncology Society
  6. 2013 - 2014
    MemberMetastatic Pancreas Cancer Guideline Committee, American Society of Clinical Oncologists
  7. 2013 - 2014
    MemberWorking Group, Molecular Diagnostics Initiative Clinical Trials, American Association of Cancer Institutes
  8. 2012 - 2013
    MemberSymposium Faculty, American Society of Clinical Oncologists
  9. 2011 - 2014
    ChairPancreatic Cancer Research Team
  10. 2011 - 2013
    TreasurerThe Arizona State Oncology Society
  11. 2011
    MemberReview Committee, PanCan Innovative Grants, American Association for Cancer Research
  12. 2010
    MemberReview Committee, PanCan Innovative Grants, American Association for Cancer Research
  13. 2009
    Co-ChairASCO Satellite Symposium
  14. 2009
    Program DirectorMolecular Oncology, The Sixth Vital Sign
  15. 2008
    Course DirectorEmergency Trends in Oncology
  16. 2008 - 2010
    Director-At-LargeThe Arizona State Oncology Society
  17. 2007 - 2010
    Vice ChairPancreatic Cancer Research Team
  18. 2006 - 2007
    MemberColorectal Cancer Think Tank, American Society of Clinical Oncologists
  19. 2005
    Co-Director6th Annual Symposium on Early Drug Development in Oncology
  20. 2005
    Co-ChairPoster Discussion, 41st Annual ASCO Meeting
  21. 2005 - 2006
    MemberScientific Program - GI Committee, American Society of Clinical Oncologists
  22. 2004
    Course Director5th Annual Symposium on Early Drug Development in Oncology
  23. 2001
    Course Director2nd Annual Symposium on Experimental Therapeutics
  24. 2000
    Course Director2nd Annual GI Oncology Conference
  25. 2000 - 2001
    MemberClinical Trials Steering Committee, University of Pittsburgh
  26. 1997 - 2007
    MemberBiomedical Institutional Review Board, University of Pittsburgh
  27. 1996 - 2007
    MemberCancer Care Committee, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
  28. 1996 - 2007
    MemberQuality Assurance Committee, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
  29. 1996 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncologists
  30. 1995 - 2005
    MemberAmerican Society of Hematologist
  31. 1989 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
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Publications

Research activities

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