Dr. Sahai is the Leader of the Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology Section and Associate Professor in the Division of Hematology-Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine. Dr. Sahai is also a member of the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center and Director of Tumor Response Assessment Core.
Dr. Sahai attended medical school at the Government Medical College at Amritsar with the Baba Farid University of Health Science in India. He then completed his Masters in Clinical Epidemiology at Harvard School of Public Health followed by Internal Medicine residency training at University of Pittsburgh where he met his wife. He completed his fellowship in Hematology-Oncology at Northwestern University where he also served as the Chief Fellow. Subsequently, Dr. Sahai joined University of Michigan as Assistant Professor in Internal Medicine in 2013.
Dr. Sahai is a clinician-scientist who sees patients within the Multidisciplinary Pancreatic and Liver Tumor programs. As a clinical investigator he is the Principal Investigator on several investigator-initiated clinical trials open across the U.S. His translational research program leverages the pancreaticobiliary cancer biobanks that he directs for the therapeutic investigation of novel compounds in patient-derived cell lines and xenograft models to help develop novel phase 1/2 investigator-initiated clinical trials.