A nationally-renowned oncologist, Dr. Markman is President of Medicine and Science at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA). Previously, he was Senior Vice President of Clinical Affairs and National Director of Medical Oncology. "From the beginning of my career, I recognized the importance of practicing medicine as a 'people's' doctor,'" says Dr. Markman. "All of my research and work has been motivated by the thought of giving patients every option to beat their disease." Dr. Markman has more than 20 years of experience in cancer treatment and gynecologic research at some of the country's most recognized facilities. In June 2011, he received the esteemed American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Statesman Award. Presented annually, the Statesman Award recognizes individual ASCO members who have shown extraordinary volunteer service, dedication and commitment to ASCO, their hospital community and the patients they serve for at least 20 years. A Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Markman is board certified in internal medicine, medical oncology and hematology. He also holds a Certificate of Advanced Study in Bioethics from the Department of Philosophy at Cleveland State University. Dr. Markman began his undergraduate education at the University of Southern California, where he earned a bachelor's degree in Biology and graduated summa cum laude. He went on to earn a medical degree from New York University School of Medicine. Following medical school, Dr. Markman completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at Bellevue Hospital-New York University Medical Center, where he was named Chief Resident in his final year. He then completed fellowship training in hematology and oncology at both the National Cancer Institute and Johns Hopkins University in Maryland. Dr. Markman also holds a master's degree in health policy and management from New York University Graduate School of Public Administration. Dedicated to finding new and innovative ways to treat cancer, Dr. Markman has published more than 1400 articles, editorials, peer-reviewed manuscripts, book chapters, reviews, letters and abstracts. He has also written or co-edited 10 books and served as an editorial board member on over 40 journals. He is currently Editor-in-Chief of numerous oncology journals, including Oncology Digest and Current Oncology Reports. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
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