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Hari Deshpande, MD

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

Contact Information

Hari Deshpande, MD

Patient Care Location

Mailing Addresses

  • PO Box 208028

    333 Cedar Street,

    New Haven, CT 06520-8028

    United States

  • Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven

    4th Floor Multidisciplinary Clinic

    New Haven, CT 06511

    United States



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)
  • MD
    Leeds University (1991)
  • BS
    Leeds University (1988)


  • Tri-State ASCO Direct™ Oncology Highlights Conference
    Cincinnati, United States 2021
    ASCO review in Cincinnati, OH. I reviewed 3 abstracts on sarcoma from ASCO 2021
  • Oncology Grand Rounds Westchester Medical Center
    Lecture: The GIST of Sarcoma Updates 2020
    Lecture on Updates in Sarcoma
  • Research presentation
    London, United Kingdom 2017
    Clinical trials in cancers of unknown primary
  • Yale Global Health Conference
    Kingston, Jamaica 2016

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
David S Fischer Annual Teaching AwardYale Cancer Center2022
David S Fischer Annual Teaching AwardYale Cancer Center2018
Compassionate Caregiver AwardSmilow Cancer Hospital2015
David S Fischer Annual Teaching AwardYale Cancer Center2011

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

Departments & Organizations