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Michelle T. Ashworth, M.D.

Michelle T. Ashworth, M.D.

Provider Type: Physician

Board Certifications:
  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

General Summary

Dr. Ashworth has a particular interest in skin cancers, head and neck cancer, immunotherapy, targeted therapy, and clinical research.


Dr. Ashworth completed her fellowship in hematology and oncology at the University of California, San Francisco with a research focus in clinical trials for patients with melanoma. During this time, she deepened her expertise in complex patient care and developed a new curriculum on physician wellness for her colleagues. During her internal medicine residency at Scripps Clinic/Scripps Green Hospital in La Jolla, California, she performed research on breast cancer imaging and served on the Hospital Ethics Committee. 

Dr. Ashworth attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas where she completed her Doctor of Medicine degree on the medical ethics track, served as Class President, and participated in community outreach through volunteer activities. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in human biology on the social aspects of health and disease at The University of Texas at Austin, where she perfomed research in cell signaling and was active in student science organizations.

Medical Practice

Other Information

Dr. Ashworth is originally from the Bay Area and is now delighted to call Texas home. Dr. Ashworth speaks fluent Spanish.

Accolades & Memberships

Dr. Ashworth is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society of Hematology and the American Association for Cancer Research. She is a member of the Texas Medical Association and the Travis County Medical Society. Dr. Ashworth is also a member of the US Oncology Network Developmental Therapeutics Research Committee and serves on the Hospice Austin Ethics Committee. Dr. Ashworth greatly enjoys her work in medical student education as a clinical assistant professor in the department of internal medicine of Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, Round Rock campus.

Community Service

Research Interest