Mala T. Kailasam, MD, MPH

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Fox Chase Cancer Center
333 Cottman Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19111

Dr. Mala T Kailasam, MD, MPH


Attending Physician,
Hospitalist Service

Clinical Expertise:

Hospital Medicine


American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

Medical Education

Masters of Public Health (MPH), Concentration in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, San Diego University, San Diego, CA, 1997;
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore, India, 1988


Dept of Medicine, Griffin Hospital (Yale affiliate), Derby, CT, 2002;
Dept of Medicine, LNJP Hospital, New Delhi, India, 1990;
Dept of Opthalmology, Mysore Medical College, Mysore, India, 1989


Department of Internal Medicine
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles
Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Division of Nephrology/Hypertension, 1998-99

Department of Medicine,
University of California, San Diego
Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Division of Nephrology/Hypertension, 1992-99

Honors and Awards

Physician's Recognition Award with Commendation in Continuing Medical Education, American Medical Association, 2008;
Physician's Recognition Award in Continuing Medical Education;
Kenneth V. Schwartz Hush Puppy Award for Outstanding Achievement by a House-Officer, Griffin Hospital, CT, 2000-2001;
Nominated to Marquis' Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare, 2000;
Outstanding Intern of the year Award, Griffin Hospital, CT, 1999-2000;
Finalist, Fourteenth Annual Hoechst Marion Roussel Hypertension Research Clinical Fellowship Program, American Heart Association, 1998;
Phi Kappa Phi, San Diego State University (elected), 1997;
Phi Beta Delta Scholarship Award, San Diego State University, 1996;
Victoria Hospital Golden Jubilee Commemoration Gold Medal for Outstanding Proficiency in General Surgery, Bangalore University, India, 1988;
President's Silver Medal for the Outstanding Woman Candidate in Bangalore University, India, 1987.

Research Interests

Clinical epidemiological research in cancer