Shreyaskumar R. Patel, MD is a Tenured Professor of Medicine and holds the Robert R. Herring Distinguished Professorship in Cancer Research. He is also the Medical Director of the Sarcoma Center at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. He graduated from Baroda Medical College in Baroda, India and did his Medical Oncology training at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.
Dr. Patel has authored or co-authored more than 250 articles in various journals and has been section editor for the Sarcoma Section of Current Oncology Reports since 2000. He has also authored or co-authored 30 book chapters. His clinical research interests include systemic therapy for sarcomas, GISTs and other tumors originating in bone and soft tissues. He is a past President of CTOS, past member the Executive Committee and Chair of the Clinical Research Committee of SARC and has served as the past Program Chair for CTOS and the Sarcoma Track for ASCO. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Medical Advisory Board for the Chordoma Foundation.