Rashmi Khanal, MD

Rashmi Khanal, MD

Clinical Locations

Primary Location

Fox Chase Cancer Center Hematology/Oncology at Temple University Hospital – Jeanes Campus
Jeanes Physicians Office Building
Suite 110
7500 Central Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111


Division Chief, Hematology/Oncology at Temple University Hospital – Jeanes Campus

Assistant Professor


Treatment Focus

General hematology and oncology with key focus on MDS and lymphoma

Treatment Philosophy

I have tried to encompass a quote by Anthony Del Monte during my short relationship with Oncology: “Cancer does not have a face until it’s yours or someone you know”. I hold this very close to my heart. I have witnessed fear, anguish and uncertainty this diagnosis brings in the life of not only the patient but the entire family.  Hence, my goal has been to provide comprehensive care to the patient and family as well.  I feel it is my core responsibility to support my patients during their tough journey and guide them with appropriate medical decision making.  I  joined Fox Chase and the Temple University Hospital – Jeanes Campus because of the unique opportunity to provide and institute the essence of general hematology and oncology services at Jeanes Campus.  I see it as an excellent platform to expand the arena in the future to bring awareness regarding prevention of cancer in the community.

Education and Training

Educational Background

  • Fellow, Hematology/Oncology Fellowship: Medical University South Carolina, Charleston, SC.
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
  • Resident, Jersey City Medical Center/Mt Sinai School of Medicine, Jersey City, NJ.
  • MBBS, Jahurul Islam Medical College & hospital Dhaka University, Bajitpur, Bangladesh Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery


  • Internal Medicine, Board Certified
  • Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates


  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Society of Hematology
  • American Medical Association
  • Nepal Medical Council

Selected Publications

Afatinib and lung cancer.Jain P, Khanal R, Sharma N. Expert Review of anticancer Ther. 2014 Dec;14(12):1391-406. doi: 10.1586/14737140.2014.983083.

Aberrant Pathway in an anomaly: Pre-excitation syndrome in association with Coronary sinus aneurysm Aziz, F; Khanal,R; Butt, S; Penupolu, S; Ameen, A. Cardiovascular journal of Africa Vol 22, No 3, May/June 2011;

Basal-bolus insulin therapy in the inpatient management of patients with type 2 diabetes F Aziz, R Khanal, S Dutta, S Pasula, S Ghimire, S Penupolu, S. Reddy The Internet Journal of Endocrinology. 2010 Volume 6 Number 1



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  • 5.0
    September 17, 2019
    Very good!
  • 5.0
    August 30, 2019
    Took time explained everything very well.
  • 5.0
    August 23, 2019
    extremely impressed with the doctor , I've been doing doctors for 53 years (congenital birth defect)and I'll tell you this doctor is a DOCTOR!!
  • 5.0
    July 18, 2019
    very satisfied with my first visit with this doctor.
  • 5.0
    June 11, 2019
    Dr. Khanal is wonder!
  • 5.0
    May 27, 2019
    Dr. Khamal is n EXCELLENT hematologist. She tool the time to explain about my blood cell counts. she listened to me voice my concerns with such patience and empathy. Dr. Khamal is a very KIND, CARING and COMPASSIONATE physician.

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