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Nishant Poddar, MD

Associate Professor, Medicine
Division of Medical Oncology

Specialty Areas

Medical Oncology
Thoracic Oncology
Gastrointestinal Oncology
Oncology

Board Certifications

Hematology
Medical Oncology
Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Memorial Hospital, Belleville
Memorial Hospital East

Languages

Hindi

Areas of Clinical Interest

Medical oncology, thoracic cancer, gastrointestinal cancer.

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Washington University Medical Oncology

4000 N. Illinois Lane
Suite C
Swansea, IL 62226
Phone: 618-233-8000
Fax: 618-233-8020

Education

Education

Fellowship, Hematology/Oncology: Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 2012
Residency, Internal Medicine: Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 2009
Residency, Internal Medicine: VSS Medical School, Burla, India 2003
Medical Degree: VSS Medical College, Burla, India 1998

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

The concurrence of granulomatous inflammation in intrathoracic lymph nodes with regional metastasis from primary lung cancer in surgically resected specimens.
Krvavac A, Munzer K, Miller A, Poddar N, Jamkhana Z, Patolia S
Adv Respir Med. 2018; 86(5)215-219. doi: 10.5603/ARM.2018.0034.

PMID:
    30378648
    [PubMed - in process]
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Impact of an Inpatient Palliative Care Consultation in Terminally Ill Cancer Patients.
Blue B, Vegunta R, Rodin M, Patolia S, Poddar N
Cureus. 2018 Jul 20; 10(7)e3016. doi: 10.7759/cureus.3016.

PMID:
    30254805
    [PubMed]
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Hepatocellular Carcinoma with Orbital Metastasis: a Unique Multidisciplinary Case Report.
Sochat MM, Piao J, Poddar N
J Gastrointest Cancer. 2018 Aug 13; doi: 10.1007/s12029-018-0159-3.

PMID:
    30105522
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Perianal Basal Cell Carcinoma: a Case Report.
Meeks MW, Grace S, Montenegro G, Schoen MW, Carpenter D, Lai JP, Poddar N
J Gastrointest Cancer. 2018 Apr 2; doi: 10.1007/s12029-018-0092-5.

PMID:
    29607468
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Correction to: Hepatocellular Carcinoma with Bone Metastases: Incidence, Prognostic Significance, and Management-Single-Center Experience.
Bhatia R, Ravulapati S, Befeler A, Dombrowski J, Gadani S, Poddar N
J Gastrointest Cancer. 2017 Dec; 48(4)390. doi: 10.1007/s12029-017-0009-8.

PMID:
    28986755
    [PubMed - in process]
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Gastric Spindle Cell Neuroendocrine Tumor Mimicking Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor: Unique Morphology and Diagnostic Pitfall.
Lee AA, Poddar N, Hammami MB, Veerapong J, Cao D, Lai JP
Anticancer Res. 2017 Oct; 37(10)5893-5897.

PMID:
    28982917
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Hepatocellular Carcinoma with Bone Metastases: Incidence, Prognostic Significance, and Management-Single-Center Experience.
Bhatia R, Ravulapati S, Befeler A, Dombrowski J, Gadani S, Poddar N
J Gastrointest Cancer. 2017 Dec; 48(4)321-325. doi: 10.1007/s12029-017-9998-6.

PMID:
    28891006
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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All That Glitters Is Not Gold" - A Case of an Occult Foreign Body in the Lung with Elevated 2-[18F]-Fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose (FDG) Uptake Mimicking Bronchogenic Carcinoma.
Kanchustambham V, Schenone A, Reichardt BA, Saladi S, Mehta K, Poddar N, Stoeckel D
Cureus. 2017 Jan 23; 9(1)e990. doi: 10.7759/cureus.990.

PMID:
    28265526
    [PubMed]
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Immunotherapy in Squamous Cell Skin Carcinoma: A Game Changer?
Ravulapati S, Leung C, Poddar N, Tu Y
Am J Med. 2017 May; 130(5)e207-e208. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2016.12.020.

PMID:
    28249663
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Brain Metastasis as Initial Presentation of Rectal Adenocarcinoma: an Unusual Case in a Very Young Patient.
Sinha J, Zhang R, Patil VV, Guzman MA, Poddar N
J Gastrointest Cancer. 2018 Sep; 49(3)343-345. doi: 10.1007/s12029-016-9911-8.

PMID:
    28044262
    [PubMed - in process]
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Synchronous Ileal Neuroendocrine Tumor and Ovarian Steroid Cell Tumor Present in a Female With Hyperandrogenism.
Gray S, Chen Y, Litton T, Jallad B, Poddar N, Hoff JT, Schroeder K, Taylor J, Veerapong J, Lai JP
Int J Gynecol Pathol. 2016 Nov; 35(6)554-560.

PMID:
    27167674
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Erratum to: New Treatment Modalities for Hepatocellular Cancer.
Mauer K, O'Kelley R, Poddar N, Flanagan S, Gadani S
Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2015 Dec; 17(12)49. doi: 10.1007/s11894-015-0475-8.

PMID:
    26626611
    [PubMed]
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Unusual Case of Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Pancreas with Review of Literature.
Mehta M, Sinha J, Ogawa M, Ganguly A, Xiang D, Poddar N
J Gastrointest Cancer. 2015 Dec; 46(4)426-9. doi: 10.1007/s12029-015-9712-5.

PMID:
    25894633
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Synchronous quadruple primary neoplasms: glioblastoma, neuroendocrine tumor, schwannoma and sessile serrated adenoma in a patient with history of prostate cancer.
Grace S, Muzaffar R, Veerapong J, Alkaade S, Poddar N, Phillips N, Guzman M, Batanian J, Vogler C, Lai JP
Anticancer Res. 2015 Apr; 35(4)2121-7.

PMID:
    25862868
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A unique case of a patient with rectal cancer who developed benign esophageal stenosis after localized rectal radiation and systemic chemotherapy.
Chahla E, Cheesman A, Hammami M, Taylor JR, Poddar N, Garrett RW, Alkaade S
Case Rep Gastroenterol. 2015 Jan-Apr; 9(1)44-8. doi: 10.1159/000376608.

PMID:
    25802497
    [PubMed]
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Unusual case of primary adenocarcinoma of the small bowel and lung occurring in a patient: a case report and review of literature.
Tesfay M, Xianzhong DD, Poddar N
J Gastrointest Cancer. 2015 Mar; 46(1)80-4. doi: 10.1007/s12029-014-9677-9.

PMID:
    25544364
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura in a patient with interferon treated hepatitis C successfully treated with rituximab.
Poddar N, Wang JC
Hematol Rep. 2013 Jan 25; 5(1)5-7. doi: 10.4081/hr.2013.e2.

PMID:
    23888238
    [PubMed]
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Small bowel adenocarcinoma presenting with refractory iron deficiency anemia - case report and review of literature.
Poddar N, Raza S, Sharma B, Liu M, Gohari A, Kalavar M
Case Rep Oncol. 2011 Sep; 4(3)458-63. doi: 10.1159/000332043.

PMID:
    22087098
    [PubMed]
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Hepatocellular carcinoma presenting as an incidental isolated malignant portal vein thrombosis.
Poddar N, Avezbakiyev B, He Z, Jiang M, Gohari A, Wang JC
J Gastrointest Cancer. 2012 Sep; 43(3)486-9. doi: 10.1007/s12029-010-9235-z.

PMID:
    21190093
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Thoracic cancer, gastrointestinal cancer.