Jigarkumar Parikh

Assistant Professor

Jigarkumar Parikh

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine: Hematology and Oncology


Dr. Parikh graduated from Baroda Medical College in India and completed his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in 2002. He was a resident in Pathology at Baroda Medical College from 2003 to 2005. Dr. Parikh completed his residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Hematology and Oncology at Augusta University, prior to joining the faculty as Assistant Professor if Medicine in 2011. Dr. Parikh has become a member of multiple professional societies over his career. In 2008, he became a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network and American College of Physicians. In 2011, he became a member of American Society of Hematology and American Society of Clinical Oncology. Dr. Parikh has given many presentations, including: ‘Advances in HER-2 targeted therapies in breast cancer’, ‘Targeted therapy in non-small cell lung cancer’, ‘Are there distinct sub-phenotypes of sickle cell disease? and ‘Traumatic pulmonary pseudo cyst in an 18 year old wrestler’.

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  • BA 5407


  • MBBS, Medicine (MD) Maharaja Sayajirao University, 2002


  • PHY GA Composite Medical Board, 2011

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • GMED 5000

    Basic Clkshp Med Pt 1
  • GMED 5100

    Basic Clkshp Med Pt 2
  • RHON 5000

  • GMED 5012

    Hematology/Oncology Extn.
  • RMED 5000



Selected Recent Publications

  • Recurrent adult choroid plexus carcinoma treated with high-dose chemotherapy and syngeneic stem cell (bone marrow) transplant, 2013
    Journal Article, Academic Journal