Ramesh Ramanathan, MD


Ramesh K. Ramanathan, MD, specializes in developing new treatments for colon and pancreatic cancers. Dr Ramanathan joined the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center at Scottsdale Health Care, Scottsdale, AZ in March 2007. He also has an appointment at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) as Senior Investigator, Dr Ramanathan serves as the medical director of TGen Clinical Research Service (TCRS), a dedicated clinical trials unit based at the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Ctr. In addition, Dr Ramanathan is a Clinical Professor of Medicine, College of Medicine, Phoenix campus, University of Arizona, AZ. Prior to this appointment, Dr Ramanathan served as Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology/ Oncology and Director of the GI Oncology Program at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute. A recipient of the Leo S. Criep Award for Excellence in Patient Care at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Dr. Ramanathan has an active clinical practice and is also a dedicated researcher. Dr Ramanathan serves as the principal investigator for a number of phase I and II trials with novel agents. Dr. Ramanathan's medical school training was at Karnatak Medical College, Hubli, India. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Southport General Infirmary & St. Georges Hospital in England and Woodhull Medical Center, New York. Dr. Ramanathan received his hematology/oncology fellowship training at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.