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Anand Shivnani, M.D.

General Summary

Dr. Shivnani strongly encourages patients to consider clinical trials to help further advances in cancer care. The trials that he has participated in have been presented at national meetings including the annual meeting for the American Society for Radiation Oncology and the ASCO Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium. He has also published letters and articles in several journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of the American Medical Association, and the International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, and Physics.

Additionally, Dr. Shivnani is passionate about education for physicians and other members of the radiation team. He served as co-chair of the education subcommittee for the US Oncology Network Radiation Oncology Leadership Committee (2016-2019) and currently serves on the task force for the Practical Radiation Oncology Track at the ASTRO Annual Meeting. 


  • Residency in Radiation Oncology
    Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL
  • Internship in Internal Medicine
    Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI
  • Medical Doctorate
    Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL

Medical Practice

Research Interest

Surgery Locations

Other Information

In his free time, Dr. Shivnani enjoys traveling, reading, and playing chess with his wife and two boys.

Accolades & Memberships

  • American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
  • Co-Chair, Education Subcommittee, Radiation Oncology Leadership Committee, The US Oncology Network (2016-2019)
  • 2018 Top Accruing Investigator, US Oncology Radiation Research
  • Texas Super Doctors 2015-2019
  • Texas Rising Stars 2012-2014

Community Service


  • Adjuvant chemotherapy with gemcitabine for patients with resectable pancreatic cancer (Letter ot Editor)

    Journal of the American Medical Association, 2007

  • Preoperative chemoradiation in rectal cancer: results of multimodality management and analysis of prognostic factors.

    American Journal of Surgery, 2007

  • Prophylactic Cranial Irradiation in Extensive Small-Cell Lung Cancer.

    New England Journal of Medicine, 2007

  • Cancer of the Cervix: Current Management and New Approaches.

    Oncology, 2006