Efrat Dotan, MD
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Associate professor of medical oncology and director of the Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Training Program at Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dr. Efrat Dotan specializes in the management of patients with gastrointestinal malignancies with a focus on the care of older patients. Her research focuses on clinical trials investigating new treatment approaches for GI malignancies, specifically pancreatic cancer, the development of tools to improve the assessment and care of older cancer patients and novel treatment approaches for this patient population.

Dr. Dotan is the chair of the NCCN Older Adult Oncology Panel and a member of the NCCN Pancreatic Cancer Guideline Panel. She is an active member of the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) Gastrointestinal Malignancies Group serving as the PI for a national elderly specific pancreatic cancer study. She also serves as a senior member of the Cancer and Aging Research Group and is the founder and chair of the ECOG Geriatric Oncology Working Group.

Dr. Dotan is heavily involved in education, serving as director of the Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program at Fox Chase Cancer Center for many years. She has authored many manuscripts, articles and book chapters, serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Geriatric Oncology and is an ad-hoc reviewer for many additional journals.

Dr. Dotan received her medical degree from Technion, Israel Institute of Technology. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City and fellowship at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia. She is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and medical oncology.