Arvind Kamthan, MD
Cancer (Oncology), Hematology-Oncology
Dr. Arvind Kamthan has practiced Medical Oncology for more than 30 years. After graduating with his medical degree from SMS Medical College in Jaipur, India, Dr. Kamthan completed training in Internal Medicine in India and the UK. He then moved to the US for his residency in Internal Medicine at West Virginia University before returning to the UK for his fellowship in Medical Oncology at Manchester University. To finish his extensive training, Dr. Kamthan completed a second fellowship in Neoplastic Diseases at The Mount Sinai Hospital. With his board certifications in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology, Dr. Kamthan specializes in solid cancer, including lung, breast, gastrointestinal and pancreatic, and hematologic disorders. Additionally, Dr. Kamthan is multilingual and can communicate with patients in English, Hindi, and Urdu.
Prior to joining Mount Sinai, Dr. Kamthan held faculty positions in Hematology and Medical Oncology at NY Presbyterian, the University of Connecticut, and West Virginia University and was in private practice for more than 20 years. At Mount Sinai Brooklyn, Dr. Kamthan acts as Site Chief for Hematology and Medical Oncology, where he leads a team of oncology specialists. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.
In addition to his clinical and administrative roles, Dr. Kamthan has conducted research on immune cell markers and myelodysplastic syndromes at Columbia University. He has also been the principal investigator on many cancer clinical trials. When discussing his time in medicine, Dr. Kamthan says, "My goal is to discover new cancer treatments while I continue to care for patients. I am also committed to improving clinical trial access for patients who may benefit from experimental protocols."
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