The Women’s Cancer Center strives for a full scope of women’s cancer-related services, from risk assessment, screening and diagnostics, treatment, support, and survivorship.with a focus on wellness, stress reduction and quality of life.
Dr. Jitendra Gandhi
Dr. Jitendra Gandhi and his family arrived in Chattanooga in late 1982 following the completion of his Fellowship from the University of Massachusetts. He opened his Oncology/Hematology practice on the Parkridge Medical Center campus and has been located on the same campus since 1983. After a few years in practice, he incorporated the name Associates in Oncology and Hematology. His wife, Dr. Vaishali Doshi joined him in September 2008.
Jitendra G. Gandhi, MD. – A highly dedicated and compassionate physician. Board Certified by the American Board of Medical Oncology and the American Board of Internal Medicine. Fellowship-trained in Hematology and Oncology at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. Dr. Gandhi earned his medical degree from the Seth G.S. Medical College in Bombay, India. His residency was completed at Worcester City Hospital, Worcester, MA where he was the chief resident from 1980-81.
Dr. Gandhi has researched and published articles on adult cancers in conjunction with clinical trials of the Minnie Pearl Cancer Research Network as well as participated in numerous outside clinical trials. He has access to the latest research, technology and treatment options for eligible patients. He strives to educate patients and their families regarding cancer awareness and prevention. Dr. Gandhi doesn’t just treat the disease, he treats the person. He understands that every patient has unique needs and he meets those needs with constant doses of personal attention.
Vaishali Doshi, M. D.
Dr. Doshi is board certified in Medical Oncology, Hematology and Internal Medicine and has been with Associates in Oncology and Hematology since 2008. Prior to moving to Chattanooga, she was Assistant Professor in Hematology-Oncology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences from 2003-2008. Dr. Doshi completed her Medical School at the B.Y.L. Nair Hospital in Mumbai, India. She served as a lecturer in hematology at B.Y.L. Nair Hospital until 1996 when she moved to the United States to continue her education and training. She completed her internship and residency at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago. Dr. Doshi finished her oncology-hematology Fellowship at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, New York in 2002.
Dr. Doshi has researched and published numerous articles on hematology and participated in various clinical trials. During her years in medicine, Dr. Doshi’s passion has been focused on women’s health with particular attention to breast cancer.