Oncologist Sindhu Malapati, M.D., Joins UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute

By Marty Trieschmann

“Dr. Malapati is a great addition to our team at an important time in the Cancer Institute’s growth,” said Michael Birrer, Winthrop P.  Rockefeller Cancer Institute Director and UAMS vice chancellor. “She’s one of several new young oncologists who have joined us who bring the most current hematology/oncology knowledge and training. We are excited to add Dr. Malapati to our team.”

Malapati is accepting new patients; please call (501) 296-1200 for an appointment. In addition to treating breast cancer patients, she also serves as assistant professor in the UAMS College of Medicine Division of Medical Oncology.

Before joining UAMS, Malapati completed a fellowship in hematology/oncology at Ascension St. John Hospital in Detroit, where she focused on breast oncology.  She completed her residency in internal medicine at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital in Chicago. A native of Goa, India, Malapati received her medical degree from Goa Medical College in Bambolim, India.

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