University of California at San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
San Francisco, California 94143
Dr. Thierry Marie Jahan has been in the medical profession for more than 21 years. He is Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California. In addition to mesothelioma, Dr. Jahan specializes in the treatment of lung cancer, sarcomas, and endocrine tumors. He also specializes in the use of multiple treatments. His research interests include: treatments for the management of lung cancer and malignant mesothelioma. Dr. Jahan also studies new treatments for malignancies related to the chest, in addition to caring for cancer patients.
Dr. Jahan received his B.A. in Psychology in 1983 from Columbia University in New York , NY . He attended the George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. where he received his Medical Degree (M.D.) in medicine in 1987.
Dr. Jahan began his Residency in 1987 in the Department of Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center/UCLA, in Los Angeles California. He completed his Residency in 1990.
From 1990-1991, he completed his Kennamer/General Internal Medicine Fellowship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center/UCLA Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine. Dr. Jahan entered the Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine at the University of California at San Francisco, in 1991, to complete his Clinical Fellowship. He completed his Clinical Fellowship in 1994.
Following his Clinical Fellowship, in 1994, Dr. Jahan became Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California at San Francisco Division of Hematology/Oncology. He continued in this position until 2004.
Two years later, he was appointed Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, and Director of Clinical Services in the Division of Hematology/Oncology at UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, Mount Zion campus Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco.
Throughout his professional medical career, Dr. Thierry received several awards and honors. In 1996, Dr. Thierry received the Medical Housestaff Outstanding Teacher Award, awarded by the University of California at San Francisco Mt. Zion Medical Center. In 2006, Dr. Thierry received the 1st Annual Friend of the Palliative Care Service Award.
Dr. Thierry is also a member of numerous professional societies such as the American College of Physicians (ACP), the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (ISALC), and the Association of Northern California Oncologists (ANCO). Dr. Thierry has dozens of papers and abstracts to his credit and in addition to English, he speaks French, Spanish, and Russian.