Chandar Bhimani, MD is a hematology and medical oncology specialist at the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, treating patients at our Saint Joseph’s Hospital location. Dr. Bhimani has expertise in the management of all solid tumor cancers, as well as both malignant and benign blood disorders. He treats all types of cancers including breast, lung, colon, prostate and lymphoma.
Dr. Bhimani holds an appointment in the department of hematology and medical oncology at the Emory University School of Medicine.
Dr. Bhimani received his MD at Liaquat Medical College in Pakistan. He completed an internship in internal medicine and general surgery at Liaquat and his residency in internal medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. After completion of his residency, he worked as a Hospitalist and Internal Medicine physician in the State of Washington. Dr. Bhimani, served as the Chief of ICU at Mason General Hospital in Shelton, Washington.
Dr. Bhimani moved to Atlanta in 2008, serving as director of the Georgia Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center. Dr. Bhimani both started and completed his fellowship at the Emory University School of Medicine in the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology in the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University. Dr. Bhimani joined the faculty in the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology at the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University. Dr. Bhimani is now Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Hematology and Oncology. His society memberships include the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the Georgia Society of Clinical Oncology (GASCO), the American College of Medicine Washington Chapter and the Internal Medicine Society of New York.
Dr Bhimani’s research interests include the evaluation of newly approved therapeutic agents on the survival of small cell lung cancer patients, gene expression, tumor biology of pulmonary neuroendocrine neoplasms, and differentiated thyroid cancers. His focus is in providing individualized cancer care and ensuring quality of life of survivors. Dr. Bhimani has authored and co-authored numerous articles for submission to national research and healthcare meetings, as well as national and international peer-reviewed publications and book chapters. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Bhimani participates in teaching and training residents and fellows.
Dr. Bhimani and his wife Suneeta have two sons, Sahaj and Eshan.
Dr. Bhimani specializes in the treatment of all oncologic and hematologic disorders such as breast cancer, lung cancer, colon cancer, prostate cancer and lymphoma. He has a special interest in the treatment of breast and gastrointestinal (colon, liver, pancreas, rectal) related cancers.
He has extensive experience working as a Hospitalist and Internal Medicine physician.
His research focus is in small cell lung cancer and cancers of the thyroid.
Dr. Bhimani received his medical degree from Liaquat Medical College, Jamshoro, Pakistan. He completed his Internal Medicine residency training at Mount Sinai, an affiliate of Queens Medical Center, NY. He completed his three year fellowship training in Hematology and Oncology at the Winship Cancer Institute.