Kashyap Patel, is the CEO of Carolina Blood and Cancer Care Associates. Dr. Patel is a full time practicing medical oncologist, board certified in Hematology, Oncology, and Internal Medicine as well as Integrative Medicine. He is also serving as President for the Community Oncology Alliance – largest association of the independent oncologists in the USA (COA). He is a chair elect for the clinical affairs and trustee for the Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC). He is also a member of the CPC committee for the ASCO 9the largest association of cancer doctors in the world) and NCQA. He has been an advisor for the large payers including BCBSSC, DHHS (SC), Palmetto GBA. He also serves on and advisory board for Medicaid HMOs. He is Medical Director of the ION. He has expertise in Value Based Care and has successfully led Oncology Care Model pilots with two payers including with CMMI (new division of CMS). He also has extensive experience on revenue cycle management in oncology and he co- founded a large RCM company that started with 4 employees and now has over 1000 employees. Dr. Patel is also an authority on assimilation of biosimilars in the USA.
He is an author and is book between life and death was recently published by PenguinRandomHouse India.
He has had extensive research experience in the field of oncology and have published and presented over 70 articles/abstracts in journals (nationally and internationally), and has had research merit awards for research in cancer including ASCO merit awards during fellowship. Dr. Patel has extensive legislative experience both at the local and national level. He has testified in state senate as well as has carried out capitol hill briefing on precision medicine.