About Aparna Parikh, MD

Dr. Parikh is an expert in Gastrointestinal Cancers with a focus on Young Adults with Colorectal Cancer. Her clinical practice is comprised primarily of patients with colorectal cancer and pancreatic cancer. She is a member of the NCCN guidelines for Colorectal Cancer. She had a robust clinical trial portfolio with the hopes of bringing novel agents into the clinic, working closely with laboratory collaborators at MGH. She also leads the clinical liquid biopsy efforts f or the GI Oncology group and is an international expert in liquid biopsies helping to develop these tools in the setting of residual disease after curative intent surgeries, to understand response to treatment and to understand drug resistance. Though she is a clinical translational researcher, she also has a passion and background in cancer care in low and middle-incomes countries and does work that supports access, equity and education in LMICs and as the Director of the Global Cancer Care Program at MGH.

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55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-724-4000
Fax: 617-724-6801

Medical Education

  • MD, Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, UC San Francisco Medical Center
  • Fellowship, UCSF Medical Center

American Board Certifications

  • Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

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