Pleural and Lung Cancer
Excellence in Research
Board Certified in Pulmonary Medicine
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Sheski brings his expertise to the Thoracic Oncology Program at Indiana University’s Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center in Indianapolis.
This program brings together radiation experts, chemotherapy doctors, surgeons and pulmonologists (lung specialists) to treat patients who have chest and neck cancers. The Simon Cancer Center has been a National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center since 1999.
Dr. Sheski completed two fellowships: pulmonary medicine at Indiana University and critical care medicine at the University of Florida.
Currently 300 clinical trials are under way – paid for with $11.5 million in NCI grants and $32.5 in grant money from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
In addition to his position at the Simon Cancer Center, Sheski is an associate professor of clinical medicine in the Department of Medicine’s Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care, Occupational and Sleep Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine.
He is a board-certified physician in four areas: family medicine, internal medicine, critical care and pulmonary medicine.
Sheski’s eight medical publications have appeared in journals such as Respiration, Chest Journal and Lancet.
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