The VICC.ORG Investigator Directory

Jill Gilbert, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine (Hematology/Oncology)
Director, Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program
VICC Member
Medical Oncologist

Patient Contact Information:

Appointments: 615-936-8422
Further Information: 877-936-8422

Henry-Joyce Cancer Clinic
1301 Medical Center Drive, Suite 1710
Nashville, Tennessee 37232-7415
Phone: 615-936-8422 or 1-877-936-8422
Fax: 615-343-8668

Healthcare Provider Contact Information:

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
777 Preston Research Building
2220 Pierce Avenue
Nashville, TN 37232-6307
Fax: 615-343-7602


Dr. Gilbert is a medical oncologist who specializes in head and neck cancer as well as thyroid cancer. She will primarily be involved in developing clinical trials of novel therapeutic agents for therapy of head and neck and thyroid cancers. Additionally, she is interested in the host immune response in the head and neck cancer survivor and in patients with advanced disease who receive molecularly targeted agents.

As Director of the Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program, she is extensively involved in training physicians to become specialists in hematology and oncology. In this role, Dr. Gilbert develops and oversees a training program that includes all aspects of clinical hematology/oncology and laboratory-based research opportunities.


  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, BS
    Biology, May 1990
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Magna Cum
    Laude, MD, June 1994
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, University of Alabama at
    Birmingham, July 1995
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Alabama at
    Birmingham, July 1997
  • Chief Medical Resident, University of Alabama at Birmingham, May
  • Fellow, Medical Oncology and Hematology, Johns Hopkins School of
    Medicine, July 2001

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