Rajesh P. Thirumaran, MD

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Practice Philosophy

Cancer treatment is evolving very rapidly and becoming increasingly complex. Our system at CMOH allows us to coordinate that care and communicate with our patients and referring doctors.

I am dedicated in providing the best care for my patients. I believe in informed decisions and I always discuss the various modalities of therapy options available with my patients

Practice Name
  • Consultants in Medical Oncology & Hematology
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Locations and Appointments


MLH Center In Newtown Square, Suite 100
3855 West Chester Pike
Newtown Square, PA 19073
  • Phone: 610.356.1888
  • Fax: 610.886.3942
  • Accessibility: Public Transportation, Handicap Access


30 Lawrence Road
Suite 201
Broomall, PA 19008
  • Phone: 610.622.3818
  • Fax: 610.622.1361
  • Accessibility: Public Transportation, Handicap Access


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About Rajesh P. Thirumaran, MD

Dr. Raj Thirumaran joined Consultants in Medical Oncology and Hematology in June 2008. Dr. Thirumaran completed his medical training at the Coimbatore Medical College, and after training in various hospitals in Scotland and England, obtained his Membership with the Royal College of Physicians of London -MRCP(UK) in 1999.

He then trained in Medical Oncology at the North Middlesex University Hospital in London and served as a Staff Medical Oncologist at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital in Norwich, England. During this time he actively participated in various landmark cancer trials, namely the Mosaic Trial in Colon Cancer and the Big Lung Trial.

In 2001 Dr. Thirumaran started his career in the United States. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Lankenau Hospital, and then continued working there as an Academic Hospitalist. In 2005, he was voted Best Teaching Attending Physician by the Medical Residents.

While completing a fellowship in Medical Oncology and Hematology at Lankenau Hospital, Dr. Thirumaran did research in breast cancer. This research was published at the American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting in Chicago in June 2008.

Dr. Thirumaran is board certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Oncology and Hospice and Palliative medicine. He is an active member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and is a peer reviewer for the Journal of the Society of General Internal Medicine. He has also authored a book chapter on cancer chemotherapy. He has been voted as a Top Doc in Oncology - Main Line Today 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015.

With his extensive training and strong background in Medical Oncology, Dr. Thirumaran is dedicated to providing the best care for his patients. He believes in informed decisions and always discusses the various modalities of therapy options available with his patients.

  • Gender: Male
  • Years of Experience: 25
  • Language: English
Specialties Accepting New Patients
Hematology / Oncology Board certified since 2008
Internal Medicine Board certified since 2004
Oncology Board certified since 2008
Primary Affiliation
Primary Treatments

Education

Medical school
  • Chennai Medical College - India
  • Coimbatore Medical College, India
  • Chennai Medical College - India
  • Coimbatore Medical College, India
Residency
  • Lankenau Hospital
  • Lankenau Hospital
Fellowship
  • Lankenau Hospital
  • Lankenau Hospital

*Members of the Main Line Health medical staff are affiliated with Bryn Mawr Hospital, Lankenau Medical Center, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital. Membership on the medical staff of any of our hospitals does not constitute an employment or agency relationship.