Joseph Vadakara, MD, FACP (Eastern Region)

Joseph Vadakara, MD, FACP

Dr. Joseph Vadakara is a board-certified Hematologist and Medical Oncologist in Danville PA.

He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Hahnemann University Hospital, where he also served as the Chief Resident. He completed a fellowship in Hematology and Medical Oncology at Temple University /Fox Chase Cancer Center.

Since completing his fellowship, Dr. Vadakara has been serving the Central Pennsylvania region at Geisinger Medical Center. He serves as part of the core faculty for the Internal Medicine program as well as the Clerkship Director for Hematology for Temple University students. In July 2019 along with the Cancer Center leadership at Geisinger Medical Center he helped establish a new ACGME-accredited Hematology and Oncology fellowship program. This is one of a few Hematology/Oncology fellowship programs in Pennsylvania and the first one serving the Central Pennsylvania region.

Dr. Vadakara is the institutional Principal Investigator for ECOG clinical trials at Geisinger. He is actively involved in clinical research at Geisinger, along with his role as the Principal Investigator for several clinical studies, making them accessible to patients living in the central PA region.