Jimmy Hwang, MD, FACP

Levine Cancer Institute, Carolinas HealthCare System, Charlotte, NC, USA

Dr. Jimmy Hwang is the section chief of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology at the Levine Cancer Institute (LCI) in Charlotte, NC, and a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. He is also the Director of the Hematology/Medical Oncology Fellowship Program at the LCI.

Prior to joining the LCI in the fall of 2013, he was a hematologist/oncologist on faculty at Georgetown University Medical Center’s Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center from 2001-2013, rising to the rank of Associate Professor, focusing on the treatment and research in gastrointestinal malignancies, and phase I clinical trials. He did all of his medical training, including medical school, residency, and fellowship in Hematology/Medical Oncology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Dr. Hwang has been a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology Cancer Education Committee and Scientific Committees, Gastrointestinal Cancer-Noncolorectal Cancer Track, mostly recently completing a term in 2017. He has written investigator initiated studies in the phase I and II settings, including in esophageal, pancreatic, colorectal and appendiceal cancers. He is extensively published, and has presented at national and international meetings on pancreatic, colorectal cancers, esophagogastric, and phase I clinical trials. He is a member of the editorial board of HemeOnc Today, and has served as a reviewer for many peer reviewed journals.