A medical oncologist by profession, Anil Potti is a knowledgeable and well-qualified individual who specializes in taking care of patients suffering from lung cancer. He is a compassionate clinical professional who emphasizes a personalized approach to the cancer therapy.
Owing to his exceptional contributions to this field, he has received many awards such as AACR Translational Research Excellence Award, Lisa Stafford Clinical Research Award, Robert Silber Research Prize, and Jimmy V Foundation Translational Research award.
Aside from that, he has also been honored by the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, and has obtained Outstanding Teacher of the Year award and ASCO IDEA Mentor award in recognition of his unparalleled teaching abilities.
Anil Potti was also associated with professional organizations like American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), American Association of Cancer Research and CALGB. From 2000 to 2003, he worked as Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences. He received board-certification in Medical Oncology in 2007.
Oncology is a specialty in the field of medicine that includes the study and treatment of malignant tumors or cancer. Medical Oncology is a category in which chemotherapy, drugs and other related techniques are used to treat cancer.
A medical oncologist is a physician who coordinates as well as monitors patients’ medical care. These doctors specialize in the use of medications including hormones and analgesics in the management of cancer.
The role of medical oncologists is not limited to just prescribing medications, but they provide complete assistance, from the initial diagnosis throughout the course of disease by discussing various treatment options and making recommendations. They work closely with patients to improve the quality of life through healing therapies and in the management of symptoms and pain.
Anil Potti is a kindhearted person who donates to the local church and the local school system. He also actively participates in a variety of volunteering activities. Moreover, he involves himself in various outdoor activities. In his free time, he likes to watch movies.