Reimagine Care Advisors
Dr. Kashyap Patel
CEO of Carolina Blood and Cancer Care Associates
Rock Hill, SC
Dr. Patel is the CEO of Carolina Blood and Cancer Care Associates in Rock Hill, SC and president of the Community Oncology Alliance (COA). A full-time practicing medical oncologist, board-certified in hematology, oncology, and internal medicine, Dr. Patel also volunteers with many other leading national cancer and quality organizations. He is a consultant Medical Director for the Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina (BCBSS); a CAC member for DHHS (SC) and Palmetto GBA; Medical Director of the International Oncology Network. With extensive expertise in value-based care, Dr. Patel has successfully led multiple oncology payment pilots in his practice and consulted on others across the state and nation. He has published or presented more than 70 original articles and abstracts in journals and/or meetings (nationally and internationally). He has a special interest in health care policy, with a focus on racial and ethnic disparities and end of life care. An accomplished author, he recently published “Between Life and Death: From Despair to Hope,” a firsthand chronicle of real patients who have faced the end of life with understanding and acceptance.