The National Palliative Care Research Center

Curing suffering through palliative care research.


Kavita Dharmarajan MD, MSc

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Kavita Dharmarajan, MD, MSc is Associate Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology and the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She is an attending physician at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, NY, caring for patients and families living with advanced cancer. Dr. Dharmarajan’s research interests include serious illness communication, decision making, palliative care, cancer in aging, and incorporation of palliative care and geriatric principles into radiation oncology. She is a former recipient of an NPCRC career development award and an Association of Community Cancer Centers Innovator Award.