Dr. Philip Lammers, a board-certified medical oncologist and hematologist who specializes in breast cancer, has joined Baptist Cancer Center.
Prior to joining Baptist, Dr. Lammers was on staff at Nashville General Hospital and served as an assistant professor and the chief of hematology/oncology at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee.
Dr. Lammers leads the clinical trials committee at Baptist Cancer Center and serves as the medical director of clinical oncology research. He is a member of Baptist's Mid-South Minority and Underserved National Cancer Institute Community Oncology Research Program, known as NCORP. Lammers also serves as an adjunct assistant clinical professor at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Lammers earned his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine in 2006, and master's degrees in cellular and integrative physiology and clinical investigation in 2003 and 2013, respectively. He completed Barnes-Jewish Hospital's Internal Medicine Residency Program in St. Louis, Missouri, in 2009 and a hematology/oncology clinical fellowship at VUMC in 2013.