Bhisham Chera, MD

Bhisham Chera, MD

Physician in Charleston, SC
Specialties: Cancer - Head & Neck Tumors, ENT - Head & Neck Cancer, Cancer - Melanoma, Radiation Oncology
NPI #1265522593

Bhisham Chera, MD

Professor of Radiation Oncology & Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Wendy & Keith Wellin Endowed Chair in Radiation Oncology, Vice Chairman for Safety and Quality Assurance

Bhisham Chera, M.D., is a board-certified radiation oncologist, Vice Chairman for Safety and Quality Assurance in the Department of Radiation Oncology, and the Wendy & Keith Wellin Endowed Chair in Radiation Oncology. His primary clinical emphasis is in the treatment of head and neck, and skin cancers.

Dr. Chera's academic interests are in head and neck oncology and health care quality and safety improvement. He is nationally and internationally known for his pioneering work in evaluating reduced intensity radiation and chemotherapy treatments for patients with human papillomavirus (HPV) associated with throat cancers. He has also co-invented a blood-based biomarker for HPV-associated cancers.

As of 2022, Dr. Chera has published over 100 manuscripts, ten book chapters, presented his research at over 100 national meetings, and has given 70 invited talks. His contributions to the field of patient safety and quality improvement include 22 publications, membership on the Radiation Oncology Health Advisory Committee, and serving as an international expert for the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Board Certifications: Radiation Oncology

My Offices

  • Map of 86 Jonathan Lucas Street in Charleston
    MUSC Hollings Cancer Center
    86 Jonathan Lucas Street
    Charleston, SC 29425
    Day of the WeekHours
    Monday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Tuesday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Wednesday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Thursday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Friday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Insurances Accepted

  • Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine Medical School
  • Internship at Medical University of South Carolina
  • Residency at University of Florida

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