Jyoti D. Patel, MD

Cancer.Net Associate Editor: Lung Cancer
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center

Dr. Jyoti D. Patel is Associate Professor of Medicine at the Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University.

She graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in English Literature and received her medical degree from Indiana University. She completed a residency program at Northwestern University, where she also served as Chief Medical Resident. Dr. Patel then went on to complete her medical oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. In 2003 she returned to Northwestern where she now serves as the Thoracic Oncology Program Leader of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University.

In addition to developing novel therapies for lung cancer, Dr. Patel has a special interest in lung cancer in women and the interplay of genetic, hormonal, and molecular differences that contribute to the differences in outcome in women. She is active in medical school education, and serves as a College Mentor at the Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University.

Dr. Patel has also authored numerous publications and has served as the principal investigator of multiple clinical trials. She is Co-Chair of the Thoracic Committee of the Hoosier Oncology Group. She is a member of the core committee of the Thoracic Committee of the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group and is a member of the NCCN Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer and Small Cell Lung Cancer Panels. She has served on the Scientific Program Committees of ASCO and IASLC and was part of ASCO’s Leadership Development Program.