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Aruna Padmanabhan, MD

Clinical Locations

Primary Location

Fox Chase Cancer Center at Temple University Hospital
3401 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140


Associate Professor


Treatment Focus

Breast cancer treatment;  Breast malignancies

Research Program

Education and Training

Educational Background

  • Fellow, Medical Oncology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY, 2005-2007 
  • Resident, Internal Medicine, Trinitas Hospital, Seton Hall University, Elizabeth, NJ, 2002-2005
  • MBBS, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India, 2001 

Honors & Awards

  • Best Doctors in America® , 2019-2020, Medical Oncology and Hematology

Selected Publications

Padmanabhan A, Baker JA, Zirpoli G, Sait SN, Ford LA, Moysich KB, Baer MR, Acute myeloid leukemia and myelodysplastic syndrome following breast cancer: increased frequency of other cancers and of cancers in multiple family members. Leuk Res 32:12(1820-3)2008 Dec

Fakih MG, Padmanabhan A, CEA monitoring in colorectal cancer. What you should know. Oncology (Williston Park) 20:6(579-87; discussion 588, 594, 596 passim)2006 May



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4.9 / 5.0


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  • 5.0
    October 31, 2020
  • 5.0
    October 19, 2020
    Was just a visit to get a second opinion from Dr. P & was a good experience.
  • 5.0
    September 12, 2020
    The caregiver was excellent & personable.
  • 5.0
    September 04, 2020
    good and hear what im feeling or concern about
  • 5.0
    July 28, 2020
  • 5.0
    July 28, 2020
    Dr P and staff were very knowledgeable about my treatments
  • 5.0
    July 20, 2020
    I am very grateful of everyone. My doctor Aruna Padmanabhan.
  • 5.0
    November 15, 2019
    Dr. P. is wonderful she explains all questions answered with respect.
  • 5.0
    October 18, 2019
    Is always nice to see Dr P., she's caring, funny and listens what I have to say. I would recommend her to anyone
  • 5.0
    October 13, 2019
    Dr P. is fantastic - she is so great at making me feel comfortable and listening to everything I have to say. She explains everything in detail and is very thorough! I greatly appreciate her time and concern when getting a second opinion with her! I highly recommend her to anyone!
  • 4.5
    August 29, 2019
    Dr P I ThankUMuch

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