Jeffrey A. Scott, MD has over a 20 year history in Medical Oncology. Dr. Scott graduated from University of Michigan and subsequently graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at The University of Texas at San Antonio, where he also completed a fellowship in Medical Oncology. His research interests included prognostic factors in breast carcinoma under Dr. William McGuire and investigations into drug resistance under Dr. Daniel Von Hoff.
Dr. Scott was a founding partner of Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS), a 32+ physician pure oncology subspecialty practice based in Atlanta Georgia. At GCS, Dr. Scott was active in practice administration, practice economics and drug purchasing. Dr. Scott participated in may clinical trials as a member of SWOG and NSABP through his association with the Atlanta Regional CCOP.
Dr. Scott's most recent project was as Medical Director and President of ION (International Oncology Network). This national organization of private practice oncologists now number over 4000 physicians in 47 states. In addition to a national buying group, this network is involved in numerous clinical studies, as well as many educational activities throughout the U.S. focusing on the private practice physician. Dr. Scott co-chaired, along with Chandra Belani, MD a large clinical trials program within the ION network.
Dr. Scott recently left ION to pursue new ventures. He has also accepted a clinical appointment at a major cancer center where he will begin seeing patients there soon.
Dr. Scott has presented at the ASCO meeting as well as many other international forums. He has published his own original research and has also coauthored textbook chapters and review articles. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. He is currently the Principal Investigator on several clinical trials.
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