01. Doctor Overview

Doctor Overview

Dr. Thierry Marie Jahan is a former lung cancer specialist and Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Jahan retired from his position in 2021.

Dr. Jahan is a graduate of George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. Dr. Jahan was affiliated with the UCSF Medical Center, where he specialized in treating lung disease, lung cancers and mesothelioma.

He is the recipient of a number of awards for both his academic and scientific work. Before retiring, Dr. Jahan authored and co-authored many academic publications. During his career, he served as Bonnie J. and Anthony Addario Endowed Chair in Thoracic Oncology at UCSF. Dr. Jahan also worked at UCSF as a Clinical Professor of Medicine.

For many years, Dr. Jahan was dedicated to the treatment of mesothelioma, lung cancer, sarcomas and endocrine tumors with multiple treatment options. He also specialized in the study of new treatments for malignancies related to the chest while continuing to care for his patients. His interests included new, state-of-the-art molecular analyses and specifically designed drugs that target the disease precisely. These drugs may result in far fewer side effects, improved quality of life and longer life expectancy for those suffering with lung cancer and mesothelioma.

02. Fast Facts

Doctor Fast Facts

Former Specialty: Oncology

Other Interests & Specialties: General oncology, mesothelioma, non-small cell lung cancer, chest wall tumors, multimodal therapy, endocrine cancer, hematologic oncology, sarcoma and thoracic cancer.

Certifications, Awards & Accolades: American Board of Internal Medicine Certification in Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine Certification in Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine Certification in Hematology, inducted into the Council of Master Clinicians by the UCSF Department of Medicine, Medical House Staff Outstanding Teacher Award, Friend of the Palliative Care Service Award, member of American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC), Association of Northern California Oncologists and the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Education & Experience:

  • Residency in Internal Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at UCSF
  • Fellowship in Internal Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Medical Degree from George Washington University School of Medicine
03. Publications