J. Paul Monk, MDThe James Cancer Center
- Bladder Cancer
- Carcinoma, Embryonal
- Carcinoma, Renal Cell
- Germ Cell and Embryona Cancers
- Kidney Cancers
- Leydig Cell Tumor
- Male Genitalia Cancers
- Medical Oncology
- Penile Cancers
- Prostate Cancers
- Sertoli Cell Tumor
- Sertoli-Leydig Cell Tumor
- Testicular Cancers
- Ureteral Cancers
- Urethral Cancers
- Urogenital Cancers
- Urologic Cancers
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I’m a medical oncologist and an assistant professor in the Department of Internal Medicine. I was rated in the top 10 percent of physicians nationwide for patient satisfaction in 2014 and 2016, and patients value the time I spend with them.
I specialize in GU (or genitourinary) cancers, which include cancers of the prostate, bladder, kidneys and testicles. As a researcher, I’m very interested in experimental therapeutics and clinical trials. I’m particularly focused on evaluating both their effectiveness and their safety. I believe in combining state-of-the-art treatment with compassionate care, which is why the OSUCCC – James is the ideal place for what I do.
Being part of the team at OSUCCC – James is very inspirational to me professionally and personally. Working with such dedicated colleagues every day helps us all maintain high standards and set higher and higher goals for our work. I’m also inspired by the multidisciplinary approach that we take at Ohio State’s genitourinary medical oncology clinic because it’s so unique. I’m passionate about providing assistance to people in need and proud that I’ve spent my whole medical career serving the Columbus area.
In addition to my work at the OSUCCC – James, I serve on the Genitourinary Oncology core committee for ALLIANCE, a research group that works in cooperation with the National Cancer Institute. My own research has been published in many leading journals, including Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology and Journal of Immunotherapy.
Education and Background
Ohio State University College of Medicine
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
- American Board of Internal Medicine
- American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Medicine Oncology)
- Department of Internal Medicine
- Division of Medical Oncology
I see patients at
The James at Brain and Spine Hospital
300 West 10th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43210
Consulting and Related Relationships
At The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we support a faculty member’s research and consulting in collaboration with medical device, research and/or drug companies because a faculty member’s expertise can guide important advancements in the practice of medicine and improve patient care. In order to provide effective management of these relationships, the university requires annual disclosures from all faculty members with external interests related to their university responsibilities. As of 3/26/2018, Dr. Monk has reported relationships with the companies or entities listed below. If you have questions about the relationships listed below, please ask the faculty member. If you have questions about how these relationships are monitored by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, please contact our Compliance Office at 614-293-7802.
- Eli Lilly and Company
- Exelixis, Inc.