Scott T. Tagawa, M.D.
After developing an interest in fighting cancer in medical school, I was fortunate to work with and learn from leadersin the field of genitourinary oncology during internship, residency, and fellowship training. I feel fortunate to have joinedthe faculty at Weill Cornell to work with renowned mentors and colleagues in both medical oncology and urology. TogetherI am confident we will make progress towards increasing the cure rate and decreasing suffering from these diseases.
Scott T. Tagawa, MD was initially appointed to the faculty of Weill Cornell Medical College in April, 2007 as Assistant Professor of Medicine and Urology and Assistant Attending Physician in the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology. He joined the Genitourinary Oncology Program within the Solid Tumor Service in the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology.
After earning his BS from Georgetown University in 1993, Dr. Tagawa received his MD at the University of Southern California School of Medicine in 1998. After completing his Internship and Residency training there, he was Chief Resident from 2001-2002 and underwent fellowship training in Hematology and Medical Oncology from 2002-2005, being appointed Chief Fellow from 2003-2005. In August 2005, he was appointed Assistant Professor of Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, serving as Associate Program Director for the Fellowship Training Program. As Director of Genitourinary Oncology for the Division of Hematology and Oncology and Director of Medical Oncology for the Deane Prostate Health and Research Center he took the lead in developing genitourinary clinical trials. His research has involved clinical and translational investigations in genitourinary tumors and thrombosis in malignancy. As the Medical Director of the Genitourinary Oncology Research Program, he leads clinical trials in the areas of prostate, kidney, and bladder cancer as well as the prevention and treatment of thrombosis with cancer. He also serves as Associate Director of Clinical Research for the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology and Chair of the Protocol Review Committee. He was promoted to Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Urology in 2013.
A summary of Dr. Tagawa's Education, Training and/or Faculty Appointments is listed as following:
Georgetown University, Washington D.C. B.S.; 1993.
University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA. M.D.; 1998.
Internship, Internal Medicine. University of Southern California Department of Medicine; June 1998 - June 1999.
Residency, Internal Medicine. University of Southern California Department of Medicine; July 1999 - June 2001.
Chief Resident, University of Southern California Department of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA.; July 2001 -June 2002.
Fellowship, Combined program in hematology and oncology. University of Southern California Department of Medicine, Divisions of Hematology and Oncology; July 2002 - June 2005.
Chief Fellow, Hematology; 2003-04.
Chief Fellow, Oncology; 2004-05.
Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Masters of Science in Clinical Investigation; 2010.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology & Oncology, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY; August 2005 - March 2007.
Director, Medical Oncology, Deane Prostate Health & Research Center, Mount Sinai Hospital; August 2005 - March 2007.
Director, Genitourinary Oncology, Division of Hematology & Oncology, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; January 2006 - March 2007.
Associate Director, Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY; January 2006 - March 2007.
Assistant Professor of Medicine & Urology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY; 2007 - 2012.
Medical Director, Genitourinary Oncology Research Program; July 2010 – Present.
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine & Urology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY; 2013 - present
Attending Staff Physician, Los Angeles County University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA.; July 2001 - June, 2005.
Assistant Attending Staff Physician, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY; September 2005 -March 2007.
Assistant Attending Physician, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY; April 2007 - 2012.
Associate Attending Physician, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY; 2013 - present.
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Hematology
American College of Physicians
American Urologic Association
Cancer and Leukemia Group B
Urologic Oncology (Assocaite Editor)
Therapeutic Advances in Medical Oncology
Frontiers in Genitourinary Oncology
Annals of Oncology
Ad hoc reviewer:
Journal of Urology
American Journal of Hematology
OncoTargets and Therapy
Clinical Cancer Research
International Journal of Cancer
Medical & Surgical Urology