Kashyap Patel, MD, Managing Partner, Carolina Blood & Cancer Care Associates, is a board certified hematologist/oncologist who specializes in palliative care. He is a full-time practicing medical oncologist with 20 years of experience working directly with cancer patients.
Dr. Patel is a past president of the South Carolina Oncology Society. He serves on the board of the Community Oncology Alliance (COA), on the advisory board for Medicaid HMOs, and has been a Carrier Advisory Committee (CAC) member for the DHHS (SC), Palmetto GBA. Dr. Patel has a special interest in healthcare policy and economics and new alternative payment models.
Dr. Patel completed his residency at Jamaica Hospital in New York City and a fellowship in Hematology and Medical Oncology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. He is a certified trainer for physicians on “Education in Palliative and End of Life Care,” and has published journal articles and presented both nationally and internationally.