Dr. Keerti Khandelwal, the newest member of the Southwest Oncology Centers’ medical oncology/hematology team, graduated from Government Medical College, Surat, India in 2005. She then completed a Masters in Public Health at the University of Southern Mississippi, followed by a residency in Internal Medicine at Louisiana State University completed in 2012. She then continued her training with a Hematology/Oncology Fellowship also at Louisiana State, from which she graduated in 2015. In November 2015, Dr. Khandelwal joined Dr. Atilio Giangreco and Dr. Bruce Ethridge as a medical oncologist/hematologist at Southwest Oncology Centers in Yuma.
According to Dr. “K,” she became interested in oncology/hematology during her internal medicine residency. She is thankful to God for giving her the ability and opportunity to render compassionate care to patients in their most special time of need. Complexity and swift advancement in the field excites her and fuels her intrigue for science.
During her free time she loves to be with her family, especially her toddler son. She also likes to sketch, paint, read, do yoga, and listen to music. She is married to Dr. Shivang Shah who is a cardiologist in Yuma.