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Practice areas

  • Gastrointestinal and Colorectal Cancer Team
  • Melanoma and Sarcoma (Skin Cancer) Team

Faculty rank

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Clinic information

For an appointment or assistance call 859-257-1000 or 800-333-8874 (toll free)

Clinical interests

  • Anal Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Gastric Cancers
  • Hepatobiliary Cancers
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pancreatic Cancer



University of the West Indies, Trinidad, West Indies


University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Fla.


Hematology/Oncology, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Fla.

Certifications or Special training

American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology
American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology

Additional information


Peter Hosein is a board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology. He obtained his medical degree from the University of the West Indies in Trinidad and Tobago. He then did his residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Fla. He was a formerly a faculty member at the University of Miami/Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center prior to coming to the University of Kentucky. His office is located at the Markey Cancer Center where he is a specialist in gastrointestinal cancers and sarcomas. Hosein has conducted and participated in multiple phase I, II and III clinical trials in hematological cancers as well as gastrointestinal cancers.

His main research interest is in pancreatic cancer where he is studying new treatments for patients who are not surgical candidates. He is also conducting research in hepatocellular cancer (primary liver cancer) and gastroesophageal cancers.


Research Publications on NCBI PubMed

Related links

Gastrointestinal Cancer

Melanoma and Sarcoma (Skin Cancer)