Keerthi Gogineni, MD, MSHP


Titles and Roles

Assistant Professor, Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine
Medical Oncologist
Breast Cancer
Phase I Clinical Trials Unit
Research Program
Cancer Prevention and Control


Keerthi Gogineni, MD joined the Glenn Family Breast Center as Assistant Professor in the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology at the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University in February 2015, where she sees patients with breast malignancies and actively collaborates with other Winship members in clinical trials and health policy research. Dr. Gogineni is dual board-certified in Hematology and Medical Oncology.

After completion of her fellowship training, she was appointed to the Division of Hematology-Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in 2010, where she specialized in the evaluation and treatment of patients with breast malignancies. As a breast oncologist, she expertly guided patients through a complex maze of treatment options and explained potentially debilitating effects of disease and treatment. She also taught residents and fellows about fundamental principles of breast cancer management and lectured them on health policy issues affecting oncology.


Dr. Gogineni graduated with honors in 1999 from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, where she received the George W. Hagy Prize for Distinction in Human Biology. After graduation, she worked in Washington, DC as a public policy fellow at AIDS Action, a non-profit organization representing AIDS service organizations on Capitol Hill. She went on to graduate from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, in 2004. After medical school, she completed her residency training in internal medicine in 2007 and her fellowship training in Hematology-Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia in 2010. She completed a Masters of Science in Health Policy Research at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in 2011.


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Dr. Gogineni has presented the results of her health policy research at national meetings, such as the American Society for Clinical Oncology, and published her work in peer-reviewed journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine.

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Dr. Gogineni was awarded a Young Investigator Award from the American Society of Clinical Oncology and a Pfizer Research Fellowship in Bioethics for her research. As a fellow at the University of Pennsylvania, she received the Hematology-Oncology Jane Alavi Award for Clinical Excellence from the Department of Medicine.

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