Pankaj Sharda, MD, Joins Fox Chase Cancer Center Department of Medicine

August 3, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (August 3, 2015) – Pankaj Sharda, MD, has joined the Department of Medicine, Endocrinology Division, as an attending physician, where he specializes in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism.

“It is an honor to become part of such a prestigious and well-established organization as Fox Chase Cancer Center,” says Dr. Sharda. “Through a comprehensive multidisciplinary and individualized approach that combines groundbreaking research with the latest treatment options, I am able to offer patients the care they need to achieve an optimum quality of life.”

Dr. Sharda completed an internal medicine residency at Atlantic Health-Overlook Medical Center, where he served as chief resident in his final year. He completed his fellowship in endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism at Temple University Health Sciences, serving as chief fellow.


The Hospital of Fox Chase Cancer Center and its affiliates (collectively “Fox Chase Cancer Center”), a member of the Temple University Health System, is one of the leading cancer research and treatment centers in the United States. Founded in 1904 in Philadelphia as one of the nation’s first cancer hospitals, Fox Chase was also among the first institutions to be designated a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center in 1974. Fox Chase researchers have won the highest awards in their fields, including two Nobel Prizes. Fox Chase physicians are also routinely recognized in national rankings, and the Center’s nursing program has received the Magnet recognition for excellence five consecutive times. Today, Fox Chase conducts a broad array of nationally competitive basic, translational, and clinical research, with special programs in cancer prevention, detection, survivorship and community outreach. It is the policy of Fox Chase Cancer Center that there shall be no exclusion from, or participation in, and no one denied the benefits of, the delivery of quality medical care on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, disability, age, ancestry, color, national origin, physical ability, level of education, or source of payment.


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