Ramaswamy Govindan, MD

Ramaswamy Govindan, MD

Medical Oncologist

Primary Academic Title

Anheuser Busch Endowed Chair in Medical Oncology, Professor of Medicine, Division of Oncology, and Director, Section of Medical Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine

Clinical Expertise

As the Anheuser Busch Endowed Chair in Medical Oncology and a member of our esophageal and lung cancer specialist teams, Dr. Govindan cares for patients diagnosed with these cancers through treatment and recovery.

Research Interest

The management of lung cancer, mesothelioma and esophageal cancer as well as developing clinical trials for patients with non-small cell lung cancer.


  • 1986: MD, University of Madras, Madras, India


  • 1987 - 1991: Resident,internal medicine, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Pondicherry, India
  • 1991 - 1993: Intern and resident, internal medicine, Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center, Chicago
  • 1993 - 1996: Fellow, hematology and oncology, Washington University, St. Louis

Board Certification

  • 1993: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • 1996: American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology
  • 1997: American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology

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Contact Information

  • Washington University Medical Campus

    4921 Parkview Place
    Saint Louis, MO 63110

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