Dr. Putao Cen is an Associate Professor in the Division of Oncology at The University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHealth) McGovern Medical School. She received her medical degree from Sun Yat-Sen University in Guangzhou, China. She completed a residency in Internal Medicine at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital in New York City and a fellowship in Hematology and Medical Oncology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Cen has authored and reviewed many articles on gastroesophageal malignancies and presented her findings at medical conferences across the globe. She is a general oncologist with special interest in gastrointestinal and genitourinary malignancies, including colorectal, gastroesophageal, pancreaticobiliary, prostate, urothelial, and renal cell cancers. Dr. Cen is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine with sub-specialty certification in Hematology and Medical Oncology. She also speaks fluent Mandarin and Cantonese.


Medical Degree
Sun Yat-Sen University of Medical Sciences
St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center