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Medical Oncologist, Medical Director of Medical Oncology Services

Dr. Amrita Desai joined the CMH-OHSU Knight Cancer Collaborative in September 2017. She enjoys working with patients to improve their healthcare experience and wellbeing. She is board-certified in internal medicine. She attended medical school in Mumbai, India, before earning a master’s degree in public health from Harvard University in Boston. Dr. Desai completed a residency at Brown University and a fellowship at the University of Miami. Her clinical interests include cancer epidemiology, blood cancers and quality improvement.

Dr. Desai likes to hike, kayak, cycle and visit with family. She also enjoys traveling to new countries to experience new cultures, food and art.


  • Oncology



  • American Board of Internal Medicine


  • Medical School: Dr. Vaishampayan Memorial Medical College (Mumbai, India)
  • Master's: Harvard University (Boston, Mass.)
  • Residency: Brown University (Pawtucket, R.I.)
  • Fellowship: University of Miami (Miami, Fla.)

Professional Interests

Cancer epidemiology, blood cancers, quality improvement


  • English
  • Hindi
  • Marathi
  • Basic Spanish

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