texas oncology more breakthroughs. more victories
  • Request an Appointment
  • Find a cancer center
  • Find a provider
  • Clinical Trials



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 is co-chair of the education subcommittee for the US Oncology Network Radiation Oncology Leadership Committee and also serves on the task force for the Practical Radiation Oncology Track for 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

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