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Khagi, MD, FACP

Medical Director of Neuro-Oncology at the Hoag Family Cancer Institute

Dr. Simon Khagi is a medical neurological oncologist who is on faculty at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. He is also the regional oncology medical director for Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center in Southern New Hampshire. Dr. Khagi is actively engaged in clinical research and patient care. He is passionate about improving the lives of patients with brain cancer and raising awareness of this deadly disease.

In addition to his extensive experience with chemotherapy and genomic-guided therapy, he is also certified in the application of alternating electric field therapy (i.e., Optune) for the treatment of glioblastoma. His research efforts center around improving treatments for patients with aggressive brain tumors (i.e., glioblastoma) and metastatic disease to the brain from lung cancer. Specifically, his research focuses on novel stem cell-based therapies, neuro-immunotherapeutics, design of early phase clinical trials, and enhanced imaging techniques for brain tumors.

Prior to joining Dartmouth, Dr. Khagi was the director of the UNC Neuro-Oncology and Brain Metastases Programs. He also completed a one-year training fellowship in neurological oncology at Duke University. In 2015, he completed a three-year combined fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at Tufts Medical Center/Tufts University School of Medicine. In 2012, he completed a three-year residency in internal medicine at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center/Dartmouth Medical School. Dr. Khagi is a 2009 graduate of the combined/accelerated BA/MD program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine.