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Imran Shariff, MD

Supportive Care Physician

CTCA Philadelphia

"My goal is to improve the quality of life of our patients."

- Imran Shariff, MD

Medical degree

  • St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies

Internship / Residency

  • Internal Medicine - Cooper University Hospital, Department of Medicine-Division of Hospital Medicine, Camden, NJ


  • Internal Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine


  • Hospice & Palliative Care - Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
  • Hospice - Duke University Medical School, Durham, NC

Practicing since: 2010

Dr. Imran Shariff believes empowering patients to make educated decisions about their treatment is a critical part of his role as a Supportive Care Physician. "I help my patients by giving them the knowledge to make treatment decisions that meet their overall quality of life goals," he says.

In December 2016, Dr. Shariff became a member of our team of cancer experts at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) in Philadelphia. He combines his extensive training with a variety of diagnostic and therapeutic tools to provide personalized integrative care for patients with a wide range of cancer types. Dr. Shariff is dedicated to providing patient-centered care to help patients with symptom management and advanced care planning.

Dr. Shariff studied medicine at St. George's University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies. His postgraduate training included a residency in internal medicine at the Cooper University Hospital, Department of Medicine-Division of Hospital Medicine in Camden, New Jersey. At Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, Dr. Shariff completed a fellowship in hospice and palliative care, and completed a “mini-fellowship” in palliative care at Duke University Medical School.

Prior to joining CTCA®, Dr. Imran Shariff was a hospitalist affiliated with multiple hospitals in the Eastern United States.  

A member of American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Dr. Shariff is board certified in internal medicine and hospice and palliative care by the American Board of Internal Medicine. In addition to patient care, Dr. Shariff has written several publications and is interested in research.

Outside of CTCA, Dr. Shariff enjoys the arts, comedy and travel to destinations around the world.

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