Research Medical Center
Radiation Oncology Department
2316 E. Meyer Blvd.
Kansas City, Missouri 64132
|Dr. Paryani’s CV|
Nitesh N. Paryani, MD, joined TRI in 2017.
Nitesh Paryani is a third-generation radiation oncologist. He graduated as valedictorian from The Bolles School in Jacksonville, FL, where he also served as president of his class and chairman of the student-run Honor Committee. He went on to study political theory and graduate with Honors from Princeton University, where he also served on the student-run honor committee and served in student government. Dr. Paryani completed part of his pre-medical requirements at Harvard University, as well.
After graduating, Dr. Paryani took a job as a management consultant working for a large multinational consulting firm in Washington, D.C., focusing on federal and private healthcare payor strategy and business process improvement. He then decided to follow in his family’s footsteps and enrolled in medical school at the University of Florida, where he also served as president of his class and graduated with Honors in Research. He received multiple awards including the Radiation Oncology department’s award for medical student excellence.
Dr. Paryani completed his internship, residency and chief residency in radiation oncology at Mayo Clinic. He also rotated at some of the top cancer centers in the country including Stanford University, Washington University in St. Louis, M.D. Anderson Jacksonville, and the University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute. He has authored numerous publications and given talks in areas such as breast cancer, lung cancer, prostate cancer, pediatric cancer and more. Dr. Paryani has been invited to speak at numerous national and international conferences on topics such as cancer treatment and research, healthcare education, and healthcare quality and policy.
When not in the clinic, Dr. Paryani spends much of his time advocating on behalf of patients before legislators in Washington, D.C. He is a strong advocate for sensible healthcare policy and legislation and has spent time working on capitol hill crafting healthcare legislation. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family and traveling with his wife and daughter.