Dr. Richard Tower II, MD

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Dr. Richard Tower II, MD
Dr. Richard Tower II, MD is an oncology doctor who practices in Milwaukee, WI. He is 42 years old and has been practicing for 10 years. Dr. Tower II is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Campus.

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Dr. Tower II's Care Philosophy

Dr. Tower is a board-certified pediatric oncologist, with a special interest in the care of patients with leukemia, lymphoma, relapsed leukemia or lymphadenopathy, as well as managing general pediatric oncology disorders. Through his work with the Children s Oncology Group, he is attempting to improve outcomes in children with relapsed acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). He is the director of the pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship program, in charge of training the next generation of pediatric oncologists. Dr. Tower feels that families play a vital role in the care of a child with cancer and works with them to provide the best, most informed care possible.

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Dr. Tower II's Care Philosophy

Dr. Tower is a board-certified pediatric oncologist, with a special interest in the care of patients with leukemia, lymphoma, relapsed leukemia or lymphadenopathy, as well as managing general pediatric oncology disorders. Through his work with the Children s Oncology Group, he is attempting to improve outcomes in children with relapsed acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). He is the director of the pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship program, in charge of training the next generation of pediatric oncologists. Dr. Tower feels that families play a vital role in the care of a child with cancer and works with them to provide the best, most informed care possible.

Dr. Tower II's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Oncology
  •  Board certified in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
  •  Malpractice claims in Wisconsin not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • ENT Cancer
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lymphoma
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Minnesota Medical School

    Graduated in 2007

  • Residency Hospital
    Indiana University School Of Medicine
  • Fellowship Hospital
    University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Oncology

Procedures Performed

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy