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Jerry Fain, M.D.

Jerry Fain, M.D.

Provider Type: Physician

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
Board Certifications:
  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine

General Summary

Dr. Fain's interest in medicine came naturally as his father, brother, sister-in-law, wife and nephew are all physicians. After completing a 3 year fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at UT Southwestern Medical School Dr. Fain and his family moved to Austin in 1996. As a physician he has strived to care for patients as he would care for his family, a practice inspired by his father's own practice style. He is a strong believer that any treatment of disease should encompass a better understanding of the importance of aerobic exercise, diet and stress management.


  • BBA Business Administration and Finance/pre-med
    the University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX 1983
  • Medical Doctorate
    the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 1987.
  • Internal Medicine Residency
    Methodist Medical Center, Dallas, TX 1987-1990.
  • Chief Resident Internal Medicine
    Methodist Medical Center, Dallas, TX 1989-1990.
  • Fellowship in Hematology/Medical Oncology
    UT Southwestern Medical School/VA Medical Center Dallas, TX 1991-1994.
  • Chief Fellow Hematology/Medical Oncology Fellowship
    UT Southwestern, Dallas, TX 1993-1994

Other Information

As a 5th generation Texan, Dr. Fain enjoys spending time with his wife, Becky, and their 2 children, Kristen and Luke. He also enjoys tennis, aerobic workouts, lifting weights, playing board games with his family and travel. Dr. Fain also has an interest in diet and its role in disease and recovery.


  • Leptomeningeal Metastases in 2017; Outcomes with Aggressive Multimodaily Management

    Society for Neuro-Oncology, 2017

  • Phase I/II Study if AT-101 with Topoteran in Relapsed and Refractory Small Cell Lung Cancer

    Journal of Thoracic Oncology, 2010

Accolades & Memberships

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Medical Oncology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Hematology
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Society of Hematology
  • American College of Physicians
  • Texas Medical Association
  • North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society
  • Travis County Medical Society
  • Jeweled Key Award Cardiology 1983