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Amikar Sehdev

Amikar Sehdev

Amikar Sehdev
Division of Hematology and Oncology
IU Simon Cancer Pavilion



Dr. Amikar Sehdev is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the IU School of Medicine’s Division of Hematology Oncology. Dr. Sehdev is a practicing academic medical oncologist with extensive training and experience in cancer, public health, genetic epidemiology and cancer prevention research. He did his medical school training in India and was the recipient of the National Merit Scholarship. After coming to United States, he completed a Masters degree in public health at Northern Illinois University and residency training at the John H. Stroger Jr., Hospital of Cook County. He was then accepted into the prestigious hematology/oncology fellowship program at the University of Chicago. Dr. Sehdev specializes in gastrointestinal cancers and melanoma. In addition to his clinical responsibilities, Dr. Sehdev’s primary research is focused on studying the metabolic risk factors of colon cancer, understanding their molecular mechanisms and developing prevention and treatment strategies for the same. Dr. Sehdev has formal training in cancer epidemiology and bioinformatics and is a member of Cancer Prevention and Control Program at the IU Simon Cancer Center, Department of Epidemiology at the Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health and Center for Health Services Research at the Regenstrief Institute's to pursue these research interests. Dr. Sehdev’s secondary research interests include development of newer and improved treatments for patients of gastrointestinal malignancies and melanoma.


Research Interest

1. Cancer epidemiology including genetic epidemiology and cancer outcomes. 2. Health services research.
3. Cancer prevention.
4. Clinical trials in gastrointestinal cancer and melanoma.