Patrick M. Dillon

Patrick M. Dillon, MD

Division:
Hematology/Oncology
Department:
Medicine
Call 434.924.9333
Primary Location:
Emily Couric Clinical Cancer Center

1240 Lee St.

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Directions
Fax:
434.244.7526
Secondary Locations:
Expertise
ABMS Certification:
Internal Medicine (2007); Hematology (2011); Oncology (2010)
Research Interests:

Clinical trials development in breast cancer|Cancer immunotherapy|Cancer survivorship improvement|Cancer and aging.

Clinical Practice:
Breast Cancer in Men, Breast Cancer in Women, Laryngeal (Voice Box) Cancer, Breast Cancer, Oral Cancer, Lymphoma, Breast Cancer Treatment
About
Title:
Associate Professor
Biography

Patrick Dillon, MD, was born in Charleston, SC and attended Furman University where he majored in biochemistry. He completed medical school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Both his internship and residency training were at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA. His oncology fellowship training was completed at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. During his fellowship training, Dillon pursued research into mouse models of human cancer, cell signaling, chemotherapy drug delivery and chemotherapy effects on measures of cellular aging. He also pursued markers of immune privilege in a melanoma cell line. He led three clinical trials while at the University of North Carolina and was trained in clinical trial design.

Dillon specializes in the treatment of breast and skin cancers. His current research focuses on immune modulation for treatment of human cancers. He also leads clinical trials of chemotherapeutic agents for the treatment of breast cancer. He promotes cancer survivorship issues and takes an interest in early and late term side effects of cancer treatments.

In his spare time, Dillon enjoys running, hiking, biking and traveling. His wife is an allergist in Charlottesville.

 

Awards
  • 2019 Department of Medicine Excellence in Research
  • 2013-2020 Best Doctors in America® List
  • 2015 Bedside Manner Award, Our Health Magazine; First place 
Education
Primary:
University of North Carolina School of Medicine 2004
Residency:
University of Virginia School of Medicine
Fellowships:
University of North Carolina Hematology/Oncology
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  • No visitors at the bedside of COVID-19 cases
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In Hospital, ED, & Procedures: 1 Visitor

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