Sikander Ailawadhi, MD
Associate Professor in the division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Medicine
Dr. Sikander Ailawadhi is associate professor in the division of Hematology Oncology department of medicine at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. He is a hematology oncologist who specializes in the treatment of Multiple Myeloma, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) and Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia (WM).
Early on in his medical career, Dr. Ailawadhi took keen interest in why many patient profiles from different racial subgroups seemed to get different treatments and have different outcomes related to multiple myeloma. His observations led to deeper research where he strives to mitigate myeloma disparities in drug use or access to boost survival of certain subsets of patients.
Dr. Ailawadhi received Delhi University College of Medical Sciences. He went on to complete his fellowship at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, State University of New York at Buffalo.