Phoebe Putney Cancer Center team


Dr. Chirag JaniPrincipal Investigator

Chirag Jani, M.D.
Medical Director, Phoebe Cancer Center

Chirag Jani, M.D., joined Phoebe in 2003 and practices Hematology, Oncology, and Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine with Phoebe Cancer Center.  Currently, he serves as the Medical Director of Phoebe Cancer Center.

Dr. Jani has closely worked in hematology and oncology for the last ten years and in Geriatrics and Palliative care for an additional two years, delivering innovative cancer care to largely rural and poor counties with an underserved population. As a young physician, he has earned a solid and long-standing reputation in the field of cancer treatment and research.

Dr. Jani serves as Principal Investigator/Co-Investigator of various intergroup trials (CALGB, ECOG NSABP, SWOG, and CTSU), as well as Principal Investigator and Co-Investigator of Phase II and Phase III Pharmaceutical Clinical Studies. Furthermore, he actively participates in the assessment of potential new studies and provides insight into the continued development of Phoebe’s research program.

Dr. Jani teaches medical students through his appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor at the Medical College of Georgia.  And he is integral in the maintenance of Phoebe’s Cancer Committee and Commission on Cancer Accreditation.

Dr. Jani has made a concerted effort to work in conjunction with other investigators to improve research in areas such as telemedicine, improve access to care for underserved populations, and participate in the development of our Patient Navigation and Breast Cancer Programs.