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Francesca Montanari, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Hematology)

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Francesca Montanari, MD

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Dr. Francesca Montanari is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Hematology at Yale, at the Smilow Cancer Center in Greenwich. She is a board certified hematologist and medical oncologist and provides care to patients with all types of blood diseases, including blood cancers.

Dr. Montanari received her medical degree from the University of Pavia in Italy where she graduated magna cum laude. She completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at the Herbert Irving Cancer Center at Columbia University, and at the Perlmutter Cancer Center at New York University, focusing on clinical research in lymphoid malignancies.

She then completed both her residency and hematology-oncology fellowship at New York University School of Medicine and was an Assistant Professor of Medicine & Experimental Therapeutics in the Center for Lymphoid Malignancies at Columbia University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, where she served on the Institutional Review Board Committee and as a Director of the Institutional Lymphoma Tumor Board.

Dr. Montanari is currently a member of the Multidisciplinary T Cell Lymphoma Program and of the Lymphoma DART at the Yale Cancer Center. She serves as principal investigator and coinvestigator in several clinical trials.

She is also part of the steering committee of the Lymphoma Research Foundation, New York Lymphoma Rounds.

With over 15 years of clinical and research experience in lymphomas, Dr Montanari’s interests focus on improving and deepening the knowledge in the less common and less characterized subtypes of lymphomas, on prognostication and on developing therapeutic platforms, lymphoma subtype specific, leveraging developments in biology, biomarkers and novel agents.

Education & Training

  • Fellow
    New York University (2016)
  • Resident
    New York University (2013)
  • Post Doctoral Research Fellow
    Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, New York University School of Medicine (2010)
  • Post Doctoral Research Fellow
    Herbert Irving Cancer Center, Columbia University (2009)
  • Fellow
    University of Pavia Medical Center (2006)
  • MD
    University of Pavia (2002)

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