Dr. M. Shaalan Beg joined the Division of Hematology/Medical Oncology specializing in cancers of the gastrointestinal tract. After receiving his medical training at the Aga Khan University in Karachi, Pakistan, he proceeded to complete his Internal Medicine residency and Hematology/Medical Oncology fellowship at the University of Cincinnati.

Dr. Beg’s clinical and research focus is on early-phase drug development and clinical trials for gastrointestinal cancers. He is an active member of the GI Cancers Disease Oriented Team and believes in true multidisciplinary care of his patients.


Medical School
Aga Khan Univ, Pakistan (2003)
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (2008), Internal Medicine
University of Cincinnati (2011), Hematology Oncology

Research Interest

  • Cancers of the gastrointestinal tract
  • Early phase drug development, Phase I/II clinical trials
  • Experimental therapeutics
  • Peritoneal diseases


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Honors & Awards

  • Resident Teacher Award
    University of Cincinnati (2008)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Association for Cancer Research (2011)
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (2008)