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Scott Gettinger, MD

Thoracic Oncology, Medical Oncology
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Dr. Gettinger is internationally recognized for his expertise in lung cancer treatment and research. He is best known for his work in immunotherapy and targeted therapy for non-small cell lung cancer. He currently leads several clinical trials evaluating novel therapies for patients with lung cancer.  His primary translational research interests include understanding mechanisms of sensitivity and resistance to molecularly targeted therapies and immunotherapies.


  • Professor of Internal Medicine (Medical Oncology)
  • Chief, Thoracic Medical Oncology

Education & Training

  • Fellow
    Beth Israel Medical Center, NY (2005)
  • Resident
    Beth Israel Medical Center, NY (2002)
  • MD
    Brooklyn College (1999)
  • BS
    Trinity College (CT) (1991)

Additional Information

  • Smilow Cancer Hospital Thoracic Oncology Program
    Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center - North Haven
    6 Devine Street, Fl 2
    North Haven, CT, 06473