Suneel Kamath, MD

Cancer.Net Specialty Editor: Gastrointestinal Cancers
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Dr. Suneel Kamath is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine and a gastrointestinal medical oncologist at the Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute. He is a member of the newly-launched Center for Young-Onset Colorectal Cancer at Cleveland Clinic.

Dr. Kamath received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons. He completed his residency in internal medicine and fellowship in hematology/oncology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

Dr. Kamath's work has been published in multiple medical journals, including Journal of the American Medical Association, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, and Cancer Research. He is also an accomplished medical writer with editorials published in U.S. News & World Report, the Chicago Tribune, ABC News, and Stat News, among others.

Dr. Kamath has many research interests, including the development of novel strategies to increase the efficacy of immunotherapy and precision medicine therapies in gastrointestinal cancers. His work investigates health disparities and funding disparities within oncology to help increase awareness and funding support for underfunded cancers, which include gastrointestinal cancers. He has spoken in front of the U.S. Congress to advocate for more equitable research funding across cancers.

Dr. Kamath is also a member of the ASCO Multi-Site Guidelines Advisory Group and the NRG New Investigators Committee. 

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Last updated: November 2022