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Prashant Shankar, MD

Medical Oncology /      Hematology - Prashant Shankar, MD

Medical School

Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai, India

Residency

University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT

Fellowship

St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Board Certification

  • Medical Oncology
  • Internal Medicine

Specialties

  • Lung cancer/thoracic oncology
  • Genitourinary (GU) cancers
  • General adult oncology
  • Hematology

Affiliations

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

Biography

Dr. Shankar specializes in medical oncology and hematology. He treats all cancers and has advanced subspecialty expertise in lung and genitourinary cancers. His practice philosophy is very patient-centered and built around the simple commitment to provide his patients what he would want in a doctor. His patients leave knowing someone knowledgeable and caring is there to give them advice and access to the best treatment available, including clinical trials. 

Dr. Shankar is also focused on applying the principles of Palliative Care in his practice to improve symptom management and open communication with his patients about their goals for treatment. He is currently enrolled in a course at Harvard Medical School to help
foster leadership in this area. In his spare time, he enjoys cooking, music and the great outdoors.

Specialties
Medical Oncology / Hematology

Primary Location
5050 NE Hoyt St., Suite 256
Portland, OR 97213
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Phone Number
503.239.7767

Secondary Location
Adventist
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