Swapna Thota, MD, a Hematologist with Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Get to know Hematologist Dr. Swapna Thota, who serves patients in Buffalo, New York.

Dr. Thota is a highly-trained hematologist specializing in acute leukemias, myeloproliferative neoplasms, myelodysplastic syndrome, aplastic anemia/PNH, and acquired bone marrow failure conditions. She joined the staff at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center in Buffalo, New York in 2017.

Founded in 1898 as the nation’s first cancer center, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center set the standard for today’s multidisciplinary approach to the highest quality cancer care. Their mission is “to eliminate cancer’s grip on humanity by unlocking its secrets through personalized approaches and unleashing the healing power of hope.”

Alongside her clinical role at Roswell Park, Dr. Thota serves as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo.

In order to stay up to date in her field, she remains a member of several professional organizations, including the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society of Hematology, and the American College of Physicians.

Throughout her academic career, Dr. Thota earned her medical degree from Osmania Medical College in Hyderabad, India in 2010. She then went on to complete her residency in internal medicine at Fairview Hospital, followed by her fellowship in experimental therapeutic / hematology & oncology at Cleveland Clinic’s Taussig Cancer Institute.

Following her education, the doctor became board-certified in internal medicine, hematology, and medical oncology by the American Board of Internal Medicine, which is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.

“In terms of my research, as a clinical investigator trained with a specific focus in hematologic malignancies, I am interested in novel drug development to improve outcomes in patients with blood cancers. Specifically, I investigate biomarker-driven or modern targeted therapies for treating hematologic malignancies. I hope to translate novel findings from the lab to the patients by conducting early phase clinical trials.” as stated by Dr. Thota. 

Hematology is the branch of medicine concerned with the study of the cause, prognosis, treatment, and prevention of disorders related to blood. Hematologists are doctors who specialize in blood, blood-making organs, and blood disorders.

Learn More about Dr. Swapna Thota:

Through her findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/2054014-Swapna-Thota-Internist or through Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, https://www.roswellpark.org/swapna-thota 

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