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Dr. John Lister, MD

Hematology ·  Male · Age 64

Dr. Lister

Dr. John Lister, MD is a hematology specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Queen's University Faculty Of Health Sciences in 1978 and specializes in hematology, oncology, and more.


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Dr. Lister accepts the following insurance:

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Cigna
Cigna HMO
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Dr. Lister's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Nodular Lymphoma
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lister treats Nodular Lymphoma more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Lister treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lister treats Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Lister treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, During Pregnancy
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Gastric
All Lymphoma
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lister treats All Lymphoma more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Lister treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Lister's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • HPC Transplantation (Stem Cell Transplant)
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mast Cell Diseases
  • Meningiomas
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thalassemia
  • Thoracentesis
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. John Lister, MD is a hematology specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Queen's University Faculty Of Health Sciences in 1978 and specializes in hematology, oncology, and more.

Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Education

1985
Ontario Cancer Institute
Fellowship Hospital
1983
McGill University
Residency Hospital
1979
Royal Victoria Hospital
Internship Hospital
1978
Queen's University Faculty Of Health Sciences
Medical School
1985
1983
1979
1978

Languages

  • French
  • Polish
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Lister's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lister

4.2

Based on 11 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Lister is a caring genius. I went to him as a second opinion after I was misdiagnosed and treated with chemo at another hospital. I did eventually develop diffuse large b-cell and tcell lymphoma. Without hesitation he attacked the lymphoma with aggressive chemo and arranged for two surgeries....Read More
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I was referred to Dr. Lister in April 2015 after a pre-procedure CT scan showed lymphoma. When I saw him, he said "I have been an oncologist for 30+ years and nothing about you tells me you have cancer." He tested me for Celiac, it came back positive and he again said no cancer, celiac. I sought...Read More
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An amazing Dr. Very caring was so helpful in making my journey with AML a success. Always there made you feel comfortable. Never rushed was always ready to answer all your questions. I would highly recommend him to anyone. If it wasnt for him and his staff i wouldnt be here today. They made you...Read More
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Dr. Lister and his team saved my life. I'm 10 years cancer free, THANK YOU.
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Worst doctor and Dr Sahovic. Evasive and didn't take time to answer questions. Poor communication with patients and staff. Had to call that office repeatedly to get a response when problems with my husband. When my husband was hospitalized for a stroke caused by a rare bone marrow disease he never...Read More
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