Meena Thirunavu, MD

Titles and Roles

Assistant Professor, Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine
Community Oncologist
Breast Cancer
Blood Disorders
Community Oncology at Winship


Meena Thirunavu, MD, is board certified in hematology and medical oncology. She was in practice in the Midwest for six years before joining the faculty in the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University in Atlanta.

Her professional affiliations include American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology and American Medical Association.


Dr. Thirunavu received her medical training at Government Medical College in Trivandrum, India. She completed her internal medicine residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Residency Programs in Austin, Texas. During her residency, she received the Outstanding Hematology/Oncology Resident Award. She also served as the Internal Medicine Chief Resident in her fourth year. She completed her fellowship in hematology/oncology at the University of Kansas Medical Center with special training in breast oncology.


Dr. Thirunavu's research interests include role of vitamin D and prevalence of low bone density in premenopausal women at increased risk for breast cancer.

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