Hematologist/Medical Oncologist

Arun R. Rao, MD

Specialty Area
Medical Oncology
1290 Kelley Drive
Paris TN 38242 731.644.3522
Arun R. Rao, MD, is a Medical Oncologist and Hematologist at the West Cancer Center-Paris, TN location. Before joining West Cancer Center, Dr. Rao served on the staff of Cancer Care Centers of South Texas in San Antonio. Board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology and Hematology by the American Board of Internal Medicine, he has extensive expertise in cancer treatment as well as the treatment of blood disorders. Dr. Rao has a broad interest in all cancer types. He is particularly interested in lung and colon cancers, lymphoma, and clinical trials. His wife is an assistant professor at the University of Tennessee Methodist Le Bonheur where she pursues her interests as a neuroscientist. They have two children who attend school in the Germantown area.



Medical School:




First Prize Clinical Fellow Category, Dept. of Medicine Research Day, University of Texas Health Science Center for Oral Presentation, “Contrasting effects of CC chemokine receptors CCR5 and CCR2 in Graft-versus-Host Disease”, 2002 Postgraduate merit scholarship, University of Bombay, India, 1986-1989
Medical Oncologist and Hematologist, West Cancer Center
Areas of Expertise Medical Oncology Hematology  
Most recently, Dr. Rao has been published in the Journal of Immunology and the Journal of Clinical Investigation. To view Dr. Rao’s most recent publications, click here.