University of Nebraska Medical Center

Jairam Krishnamurthy, MD, FACP

Associate Professor, Division of Oncology & Hematology
Breast Cancer

Jairam Krishnamurthy, MBBS

Dr. Krishnamurthy is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the division of Hematology and Oncology and serves as the Co-Director of the breast cancer program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. As part of a multi-disciplinary breast cancer team, he takes care of patients with various subtypes of breast cancer.

He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology. He has authored numerous articles, book chapters, and abstracts and has served as an expert reviewer for a number of scientific journals and conferences.

As a member of the NCCN breast cancer expert panel, he contributes towards the development of guidelines for the management of patients with various subtypes of breast cancer. Dr. Krishnamurthy also serves as the Associate Director for the hematology and medical oncology fellowship program.


  • Medical School: All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India, 2005
  • Post-Doctoral Research Fellow: Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Program, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, 2007-2009
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Creighton University Medical Center,  2012
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology and Hematology, University of Nebraska Medical Center,  2015
Research Interests

Dr. Krishnamurthy's research interests include:

  • Exploring novel therapies for hormone receptor positive breast cancer

  • Breast cancer in the elderly

  • Breast cancer in pregnancy

  • Exploring newer targets and therapies for triple negative breast cancer and Her-2 positive breast cancer

  • Supportive care for breast cancer patients

Highlighted publications

Debunking Breast Cancer Myths

Annual mammogram plays key role in early breast cancer detection and cancer eradication

Navigating Through Breast Cancer Care With the Entire Care Team and Addressing Medication Costs

SCO eLearning Presents the Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Multidisciplinary Molecular Tumor Board

Cancer Services Expand to Meet Growing Needs of Bellevue Residents