Kashyap Patel is the CEO of Carolina Blood and Cancer Care Associates. Dr. Patel is a full time practicing medical oncologist, board certified in Hematology, Oncology, and Internal Medicine. He is vice president for the Community Oncology Alliance (COA). He is also chairman of the newly formed Biosimilars committee for the COA. He is a chair elect for the clinical affairs and trustee for the Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC). He is also a member of the CPC committee for the ASCO and NCQA. He has been an advisor for the large payers including DHHS (SC), Palmetto GBA. He also serves on an advisory board for Medicaid HMOs. He has a special interest in health care policy and economics and the end of life care. He recently joined International Oncology Network as medical director. He has expertise in Value Based Care and has successfully led Oncology Care Model pilots with two payers including with CMMI (new division of CMS).
He also has extensive experience on revenue cycle management in oncology and he co-founded a large RCM company that started with 4 employees and now has over 700 employees. He is a certified trainer for physicians “Education in Palliative and End of life Care” and has been a speaker at several different CME events. He is involved in healthcare economics and is working with major commercial payer on AAPM. He is also contractor medical director for Palmetto GBA (consultant). He is past president of the South Carolina Oncology Society. He has been working directly with cancer patients for the last twenty years. He has served as chairman of several committees in numerous South Carolina hospitals. He has had extensive research experience in the field of oncology and have published and presented articles in journals (nationally and internationally), and has had research merit awards for research in cancer including ASCO merit awards during fellowship. Dr. Patel has extensive legislative experience both at the local and national level. He has testified in state senate as well as has carried out capitol hill briefing on precision medicine.
Dr. Gor is board certified in Hematology, Oncology, and Internal Medicine. He completed his residency at Jamaica Hospital in New York City and his fellowship in Hematology and Medical Oncology at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New York City. He has been with Carolina Blood and Cancer Care since 2004. He is a board member of the South Carolina Oncology Society. He has numerous presentations and publications to his credit.
Dr. Naidu is board certified in Hematology, Oncology, and Internal Medicine. He completed his residency at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersey and his fellowship in Hematology and Medical Oncology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in 2005. He joined Carolina Blood and Cancer Care in November 2005. He is Director of Research at Carolina Blood and Cancer Care Associates and coordinates Carolina Blood and Cancer Care’s participation in the Medicare Oncology Care Model.
Dr. Nathwani is board certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology. She completed both her residency and fellowship at the University of Southern California / Los Angeles County Medical Center in Los Angeles, California in June 2007. She has been with Carolina Blood and Cancer Care since August 2007. She is Associate Director of Research and oversees Human Resources at Carolina Blood and Cancer Care.
Dr. Rabara is board certified in Hematology, Medical Oncology and Internal Medicine. He completed his residency and fellowship at University of Missouri in Hematology and Medical Oncology in Columbia, Missouri in 2017. He was chief resident during Internal Medicine residency and chief fellow during fellowship training. He has been with Carolina Blood and Cancer Care since December 2017.
Taylor is a board certified Physician Assistant. She completed her undergraduate training in Biology and Spanish at High Point University and completed her Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the South Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants. She has been with Carolina Blood and Cancer Care since May 2015.