Mohamedtaki A. Tejani, M.D.

Mohamedtaki A. Tejani, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 704
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 273-5442
Administrative: (585) 275-9484
Fax: (585) 276-0350

Professional Bio

Dr. Tejani received his Bachelor of Arts degree, Magna Cum Laude, from Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts. He later earned his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, Hew Hampshire.

From 2004 to 2008, Dr.Tejani completed his residency and held the position of chief resident at Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven, Connecticut. Prior to joining
Wilmot Cancer Center, he was a fellow in hematology/oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center/Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Tejani is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and is licensed to practice medicine in the state of New York. He is a member of professional organizations including ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology) and AACR (American Association of Cancer Research).

In addition to being the recipient of several awards, Dr. Tejani has authored numerous oncology-related publications. Dr. Tejani's research experience and areas of interest include gastrointestinal cancers, head and neck cancer, communication and the culture of medicine. Dr. Tejani firmly believes that patient care is a privilege. Listening and responding to a patient's unique story is critical in helping that family on their cancer journey. Originally from Tanzania (East Africa), he is fluent in Swahili, Hindi, Urdu and Gujrati.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Participant, AACR Workshop | On Molecular Biology in Clinical Oncology 2011
Johnson & Johnson International Health Elective | Cape Town, South Africa 2006
DIHG Fellowship | for research | Zambia 2003
Woodruff Simpson Fellowship | Graduate Study in Medicine | Amherst College 2000 - 2004

Recent Journal Articles

Gewandter JS, Fan L, Magnuson A, Mustian K, Peppone L, Heckler C, Hopkins J, Tejani M, Morrow GR, Mohile SG. "Falls and functional impairments in cancer survivors with chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN): a University of Rochester CCOP Study." Support Care Cancer. Feb 28 2013 (Epub ahead of print). 2013; .

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology (SMD) - Primary
Assistant Professor - Cancer Center


Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
Hematology - American Board of Internal Medicine
Medical Oncology - American Board of Internal Medicine


MD | Medicine | Dartmouth Medical School2004
BA | Biology | Amherst College2000
Masters of Science in Clinical Investigation | Masters in Science | University of Rochester School of MedicineAttended 2012 - Present

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at Temple University Hospital07/01/2008 - 06/30/2011
Residency in Internal Medicine at Yale New Haven Hospital07/01/2007 - 06/30/2008
Residency in Internal Medicine at Yale New Haven Hospital07/01/2005 - 06/30/2007
Internship in Internal Medicine at Yale New Haven Hospital07/01/2004 - 06/30/2005