Scott Nicholas Gettinger, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology)

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: Medical Oncology: Subset Medical Oncology Faculty | Thoracic Oncology Program

Yale Cancer Center: Developmental Therapeutics | SPORE in Lung Cancer | Thoracic Oncology Program

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


Dr. Scott Gettinger, assistant professor of medicine in the Section of Medical Oncology, is involved in the Yale Cancer Center's multidisciplinary disease programs for head and neck and lung cancer. Gettinger, who came to Yale from Beth Israel Medical Center, is working closely with the Head and Neck Cancer Program to develop innovative therapies for these diseases, with the goal of improving the efficacy of current treatment modalities with particular attention to patients' quality of life. He has also joined the Yale-New Haven Thoracic Oncology Program and will be involved in designing and launching clinical trials exploring newer treatment options for lung cancer patients.

Education & Training

MD State University of New York At Brooklyn College (1999)
BS Trinity College (CT) (1991)
Fellow Beth Israel Medical Center, NY
Resident Beth Israel Medical Center, NY

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Contact Info

Scott Nicholas Gettinger, MD
Patient Care Location
Yale Cancer CenterYale New Haven Hospital
20 York Street, Ste North Pavilion 4

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
PO Box 208028
New Haven, CT 06520-8028