Ankit Kansagra, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in stem cell transplants and CAR-T therapy and has particular expertise in caring for patients with plasma cell disorders, including multiple myeloma, amyloidosis, and Waldenström macroglobulinemia. He is the Assistant Director of UTSW’s Outpatient Stem Cell Transplant Program.

Dr. Kansagra earned his medical degree at India’s NHL Municipal Medical College, Gujarat University and completed his residency in internal medicine at Partners Health Care - North Shore Medical Center in Boston, where he was Chief Resident. He received advanced training through a hematology/oncology fellowship at Tufts University, where he served as Chief Fellow, and through a stem cell transplant fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

Triple certified in internal medicine, medical oncology, and hematology, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2017.

Dr. Kansagra is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society of Hematology, and the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (ASBMT). He’s also a member of the Practice Guidelines Committee of the ASBMT Transplant and the Data Safety Monitoring Committee at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He has earned several awards for excellence in the education of medical students.

His clinical research is focused on improving therapy for hematological malignancies and developing newer cellular and immunotherapy approaches for these diseases. He has published multiple papers and presented at many national and internal conferences related to leukemia and myeloma.

In 2019 and 2020, Dr. Kansagra was named a Texas Monthly Super Doctor Rising Star.

Education & Training
  • Fellowship - Mayo Clinic (2016-2017), Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Residency - North Shore Medical Center (2009-2012), Internal Medicine
  • Medical School - Smt. N.H.L. Municipal Medical College, India (2001-2007)
  • Fellowship - Tufts University/Baystate Medical Center (2013-2016), Hematology Oncology
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Society of Hematology (2013), Member
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (2013), Member
  • American Society of Bone Marrow Transplant (2015), Member
Honors & Awards
  • Texas Monthly Super Doctors, Rising Star 2020
  • Texas Monthly Super Doctors, Rising Star 2019
  • Chief Fellow, Hematology/Oncology 2015-2016, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University, MA
  • Chief Resident, Internal Medicine 2012-2013, North Shore Medical Center, Partners Healthcare, Salem, MA
  • Best Resident - Teaching and Education 2011-2012, Tufts University
  • Partners in Excellence Award 2011, Partners Health Care System, Massachusetts
  • Outstanding Work in Field of Quality Improvement and Better Patient Care 2009, St. Barnabas Health Care System, New Jersey
Books & Publications
  • Patient-centered Outcomes Research
  • Immuno-oncology
  • Hematological Malignancies and Stem Cell Transplant
  • Cellular Theraphy

Clinical Focus

  • Bone Marrow Transplant

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