Seema Ali Bhat, MD

Assistant Professor of Oncology
Chair, Pharmacology and Therapeutics Committee
Lymphoma/Myeloma Service
Department of Medicine
Roswell Park Cancer Institute

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Areas of Expertise: 
Medical Oncology
Hematology
Hodgkin Lymphoma
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Multiple Myeloma
Special Interests: 
Studying novel targets and pathways in refractory lymphomas
Improving outcomes in CLL, both upfront as well as relapsed disease, using novel drug combinations

Biography

I joined Roswell Park's Lymphoma / Myeloma Division in the Department of Medicine in August 2011, focusing on the treatment of NHL, HL, CLL, and multiple myeloma. I completed my residency at the University of Buffalo, Sister's of Charity Hospital followed by a Fellowship in Hematology and Medical Oncology here at Roswell.

I am board certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology. I am also a member of multiple professional organizations including: American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, and American Association for Cancer Research.

My research focuses mainly on improving outcomes in patients with CLL and lymphomas by targeting new and novel pathways

Background

Education and Training: 
Government Medical College, Kashmir University, Srinagar, India (1999)
Residency: 
State University of New York at Buffalo, Sisters of Charity Hospital, Buffalo, NY
Fellowship: 
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Board Certification: 
Internal Medicine
Hematology
Medical Oncology
Professional Memberships: 
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Hematology
American Association for Cancer Research
The Society for Hematology and Stem Cells
Honors and Awards: 
National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Oncology Fellows Program travel grant-2011
Austin Flint House staff Award –2008 Best Outgoing Resident
Khalid J. Qazi Program Director's Award- 2008
Graduation Research Symposium 2008-- First prize for Oral Presentation
Graduation Symposium Poster presentation 2007—First prize for Poster Presentation
Runner-up for National ACP Medical Jeopardy competition-2006
Member of the winning team for ACP NY Upstate Medical Jeopardy competition-2005