Arun Bhandari, M.D. is a native of Maryland and grew up in Silver Spring area. He earned his medical degree from Punjabi University and Government Medical College, Punjab, India and completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at New York University program in Queens, NY. He completed his Hematology and Oncology fellowship at University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, Georgetown University and Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC and NHLBI at National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD. He served as a chief fellow at Georgetown University and Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C.
After completing his fellowship in 2005, he joined as faculty at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA, where he was actively involved in teaching fellows and residents.
He joined COHA in 2007 at which time he opened a location in Annapolis and Kent Island. He is board certified in Medical Oncology, Hematology and Internal Medicine and has interest in head and neck cancer, brain cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer, gastrointestinal cancer(colon, pancreas, liver, gastric, esophageal etc.), genitourinary cancer(kidney, prostate, bladder etc.), gynecological cancer(ovarian, uterine, cervical, vaginal etc.), skin cancer, Lymphoma, Myeloma, Leukemia and various other blood disorders.
He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology. He currently sees patients at Annapolis Cancer Center and Kent Island Center. He speaks English, Hindi, and Punjabi.