Jarvis D. Reed, MD, is a Medical Oncologist and Hematologist at West Cancer Center
Titles and Roles
- Medical Oncologist and Hematologist, West Cancer Center
Areas of Expertise
- Medical Oncology
Dr. Reed is board certified and licensed to practice Medical Oncology and Hematology in Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas. Dr. Reed sees patients at West Cancer Center’s Midtown, East Memphis and Southaven offices. Known for being a great listener, Dr. Reed has a special gift of being able to reassure even the most apprehensive patient. He enjoys spending time with his patients and getting to know them as individuals. He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Medical Association, the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Internal Medicine, the National Medical Association, and the Tennessee Medical Association.
Away from the office, Dr. Reed is equally committed to his family. Dr. Reed’s wife is a pediatrician, which comes in handy as 4 children are also an integral part of their family.
Education and Training
Dr. Reed graduated from Yale University with a BS in Psychobiology. He returned to his native Memphis and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center to complete Medical School, his Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine, as well as his Fellowship in Hematology/Oncology. He augmented his training with additional Fellowship training at the Laboratory of Cell Biology of the National Cancer Institute at the National Institute of Health. Throughout his academic career, he earned distinction, such as the AMA’s Physician’s Recognition Award, ASCO Fellow’s Award and the Dean’s Scholarship at the University of Tennessee.
- AMA Physician’s Recognition Award, 1995
- ASCO Fellow’s Award, 1993
Dr. Reed is published in the journal of Proceedings of the American Association for Cancer Research.