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Hari Deshpande, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology); Clinical Research Team Leader Sarcoma, Medical Oncology; Director Medical Oncology Inpatient Consult Service, Medical Oncology

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Hari Deshpande, MD

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Dr. Hari Deshpande, Associate Professor of Medicine in the Section of Medical Oncology, cares for patients with sarcomas along with the sarcoma multidisciplinary team.

Previously in practice at both the New London Cancer Center and Las Vegas Cancer Center, Dr. Deshpande also has clinical interests in sarcomas, cancers of unknown primary, and thyroid cancers. He is a member of the Head and Neck Cancer and GU cancer teams. He is the Director of the Medical Oncology Inpatient Consult service.

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Education & Training

  • Fellow
    Montefiore Medical Center (1998)
  • Resident
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Jacobi Medical Center (1995)
  • Intern
    St. James Hospital and Leeds General Infirmary (1992)
  • MD
    Leeds University (1991)
  • BS
    Leeds University (1988)


  • Sarcoma Updates from ASCO 2021
    Cincinnati, OH, United States 2021
    ASCO Direct Best of Oncology Conference
  • The GIST of sarcoma updates
    Lecture: The GIST of Sarcoma Updates 2020
    Oncology Grand Rounds Westchester Medical Center
  • Clinical trials for cancers of unknown primary in the immunotherapy era
    London, England, United Kingdom 2017
  • Advances in cancer treatments
    Kingston, St. Andrew Parish, Jamaica 2016
    Yale Global Health

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
David S Fischer Annual Teaching AwardYale Cancer Center2022
David S Fischer Annual Teaching AwardYale Cancer Center2018
Physician Compassionate Caregiver AwardSmilow Cancer Hospital2015
David S Fischer Annual Teaching AwardYale Cancer Center2011
Davidoff Teaching Award for Outstanding Teaching of Medical StudentsAlbert Einstein College of Medicine1995

Professional Service

Exelixis Advisory Board, ExelixisAdvisor2021 - Present
The Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation, Desmoid Tumor Research FoundationAdvisor2020 - Present
Blueprint Medicines Medical Strategic Council, Blueprint MedicineAdvisor2020 - Present
Daiichi Sankyo Advisory Board, Daiichi SankyoAdvisor2019 - Present
Deciphera Advisory Board, DecipheraAdvisor2019 - Present
Eisai Advisory Board, EisaiAdvisor2018 - Present
Bristol-Myers Squibb Advisory Board, Bristol-Myers SquibbAdvisor2018 - Present
Annals of Thyroid Research, Austin Publishing GroupMember and Reviewer2014 - Present
FDAGrant Reviewer, Oncology Panel, FDA Office of Orphan Products Development2007 - Present

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