Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai, India
University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
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.