Dr. Nicholas J. Vogelzang, MD

Dr. Nicholas J. Vogelzang, MD

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Medical Oncology | Male | 66 years old

EDUCATION Dr. Vogelzang received his medical degree from the University of Illinois in Chicago. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago and he completed his fellowship in Medical Oncology at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. He was a faculty member at the University of Chicago from 1983 to 2003. AREAS OF SPECIAL INTEREST Genitourinary malignancies (prostate, kidney, bladder and testicular cancer) and mesothelioma EXPERIENCE Dr. Vogelzang is a renowned medical oncologist and cancer researcher who has authored/coauthored numerous peer-reviewed articles, book chapters and abstracts and has given hundreds of lectures and presentations to his peers. Dr. Vogelzang joined Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada (CCCN) as a medical oncologist in 2009 and he also serves as Chair and Medical Director of the Developmental Therapeutics Committee and Co-Chair of the Genitourinary Committee for US Oncology Research. Prior to joining CCCN, Dr. Vogelzang was Director of the Nevada Cancer Institute from 2004 to 2009. His other prior experience includes serving as the Director of the University of Chicago Cancer Research Center. BOARD CERTIFIED Internal Medicine Medical Oncology MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS American Association of Cancer Research American College of Physicians American Society of Clinical Oncology American Urological Association Chicago Urological Society Clark County Medical Society European Society for Medical Oncology International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer Kidney Cancer Association Mesothelioma Foundation Nevada Oncology Society Society of Urologic OncologyRead more

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It's my job to continuously educate the patient and family about the cancer and the side effects. The care of patients with cancer is a great responsibility requiring humility, honesty and wisdom. After 35 years of treating patients I still find each patient and their cancer to be a special challenge and responsibility. I look forward to treating each patient I see as I would want myself our a family member treated.Read more

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EDUCATION Dr. Vogelzang received his medical degree from the University of Illinois in Chicago. He completed his internship and residency...Read more

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Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Cancer Research
  • Oncology

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

Conditions Treated

  • Bladder Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Penile Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer

Procedures Performed

  • Cancer Treatment
  • Chemotherapy
  • Immunotherapy

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  • 0
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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago

    Graduated in 1974

  • Internship Hospital
    Rush Presby St Lukes

    Completed in 1975

  • Residency Hospital
    Rush Presby St Lukes

    Completed in 1978

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus

    Completed in 1980

  • Undergraduate School
    Trinity Christian College

    Graduated in 1971

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Medical Oncology
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology and Oncology
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  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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EDUCATION

Dr. Vogelzang received his medical degree from the University of Illinois in Chicago. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago and he completed his fellowship in Medical Oncology at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. He was a faculty member at the University of Chicago from 1983 to 2003.

AREAS OF SPECIAL INTEREST

Genitourinary malignancies (prostate, kidney, bladder and testicular cancer) and mesothelioma

EXPERIENCE

Dr. Vogelzang is a renowned medical oncologist and cancer researcher who has authored/coauthored numerous peer-reviewed articles, book chapters and abstracts and has given hundreds of lectures and presentations to his peers. Dr. Vogelzang joined Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada (CCCN) as a medical oncologist in 2009 and he also serves as Chair and Medical Director of the Developmental Therapeutics Committee and Co-Chair of the Genitourinary Committee for US Oncology Research. Prior to joining CCCN, Dr. Vogelzang was Director of the Nevada Cancer Institute from 2004 to 2009. His other prior experience includes serving as the Director of the University of Chicago Cancer Research Center.

BOARD CERTIFIED

Internal Medicine

Medical Oncology

MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

American Association of Cancer Research

American College of Physicians

American Society of Clinical Oncology

American Urological Association

Chicago Urological Society

Clark County Medical Society

European Society for Medical Oncology

International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer

Kidney Cancer Association

Mesothelioma Foundation

Nevada Oncology Society

Society of Urologic Oncology

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Dr. Vogelzang's Care Philosophy

It's my job to continuously educate the patient and family about the cancer and the side effects. The care of patients with cancer is a great responsibility requiring humility, honesty and wisdom. After 35 years of treating patients I still find each patient and their cancer to be a special challenge and responsibility. I look forward to treating each patient I see as I would want myself our a family member treated.