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Krishan R. Jethwa, MD

Assistant Professor of Therapeutic Radiology

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Krishan R. Jethwa, MD

Patient Care Locations

Mailing Address

  • Therapeutic Radiology

    15 York Street PO Box 208040

    New Haven, Connecticut, 06520-80

    United States

Krishan R. Jethwa
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Dr. Krishan R. Jethwa is a radiation oncologist who currently serves as Assistant Professor of Therapeutic Radiology at the Yale School of Medicine. He grew up in Minot, North Dakota and joined the faculty at Yale after completing his residency training in radiation oncology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.

Dr. Jethwa primarily specializes in radiation therapy for gastrointestinal and head and neck cancers, with additional clinical focuses in skin, lung, and genitourinary cancers. He is particularly passionate about individually tailored cancer care and mechanisms to improve the quality of life for patients as they undergo treatment. 

Education & Training

  • MD
    University of North Dakota (2014)
  • BA
    Gustavus Adolphus College, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Residency
    Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN
  • Internship
    University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research AwardRadiological Society of North America (RSNA)2019
Gold Humanism Honor Society2014
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society2013
Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society2010

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