Treat, Joseph A.

Treat, Joseph A

Joseph A. Treat is a board-certified medical oncology and internal medicine physician who specializes in malignant pleural mesothelioma.

  • Delivers care as part of a multispecialty team that includes surgeons, radiation oncologists and pulmonologists.
  • Favors use of comprehensive imaging, endoscopic and laboratory tests in conjunction with biopsies to ensure reliability of the mesothelioma diagnosis.
  • Trained to provide highest possible quality of life with palliative care and accompanying positive emotional support.
  • Currently engaged in studies of new drugs and therapeutic agents to treat mesothelioma and lung cancer.
  • Written or co-written a number of peer-reviewed journal articles on topics including the results of evaluations of chemotherapy drug combinations.
  • Member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.


  • M.D. degree from Temple University School of Medicine.