Vice President, Clinical Research and Professor of Medicine
Univeristy of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Dr. Buzdar, a Professor of Medicine in the Department of Breast Medical Oncology, is Vice President for Clinical Research at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.
Aman U. Buzdar, MD received his doctor of medicine from Nishtar Medical College, Multan, Pakistan. He continued his training as a rotating intern at Kaukini Hospital, Honolulu; a first year resident in general practice at Maryview Hospital, Portsmouth, Va; first year resident in medicine at Lakewood Hospital, Lakewood, Ohio; second year resident in medicine at Lutheran Hospital, Cleveland, OH; and as senior resident in medicine at Norwalk Hospital, Norwalk, Connecticut. He continued his training as a first year fellow in Hematology-Oncology at Norwalk Hospital, Norwalk, Connecticut and second year fellow in Medicine (Oncology) at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. He has been the principal investigator of a number of preoperative clinical trials at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, and some of these studies have helped to define the role of additional chemotherapy, schedule-dependent efficacay of paclitaxel, and trastuzumab in the preoperative setting.
Dr. Buzdar is a Diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Medical Oncology. He has been the principal investigator of a number of funded protocols and the author of more than 400 peer-reviewed publications, 115 invited articles and numerous abstracts, books, book chapters and manuals. He has served on the editorial boards of several publications including the Cancer, the International Journal of Oncology, and Clinical Cancer Research.