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
- MDUniversity of North Dakota (2014)
- BAGustavus Adolphus College, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
- ResidencyMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN
- InternshipUniversity of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Honors & Recognition
|Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award||Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)||2019|
|Gold Humanism Honor Society||2014|
|Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society||2013|
|Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society||2010|