Dr. Wolfram E. Samlowski, MD

Dr. Wolfram E. Samlowski, MD

Medical Oncology | Male | 62 years old

EDUCATION Dr. Samlowski earned his bachelor's and medical degree from the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. He completed his internal medicine residency at Wayne State University in Detroit, and his hematology/oncology fellowship at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. AREAS OF SPECIAL INTEREST Melanoma, Skin Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Sarcoma and Clinical Research EXPERIENCE Dr. Wolfram Samlowski is a medical oncologist at Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada (CCCN). He serves on the Developmental Therapeutics and Genitourinary Committees for US Oncology Research as well as a Clinical Professor of Medicine at University of Nevada School of Medicine. Dr. Samlowski has an expert in treating patients with melanoma and skin cancer, kidney cancer, sarcoma and serves as principle investigator on several clinical research studies available at CCCN. Dr. Samlowski has contributed to and authored over 250 publications, peer reviews and abstracts. He is a member of several professional associations including the American Federation of Clinical Research, American Society for Clinical Oncology, American Association for Cancer Research, Society for Pigment Cell and Melanoma Research. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. Prior to joining CCCN, Dr. Samlowski was Professor of Oncology, and Adjunct Professor of Dermatology and Pathology at the Huntsman Cancer institute of the University of Utah. Dr. Samlowski also served as director of Translational Research, Multidisciplinary Melanoma program at the Huntsman Cancer Institute, where he worked from 1984 to 2007. In 2007, he joined the Nevada Cancer Institute as Chief of Melanoma, Renal Cancer and Immunotherapy, and was also was appointed Professor of Oncology at the University of Nevada. Over the years, Dr. Samlowski has received numerous awards and honors. He has been named a "Top Doctor" by Vegas Seven and Las Vegas Life, "Best Doctor" by Desert Companion, and "America's Top Doctors" and "America's Top Oncologists" by Castle Connolly and US News and World Report. He was also named a "Healthcare Headliner" by Vegas, Inc. and "Medical Marvel" by Nevada Business Magazine. PERSONAL Dr. Samlowski and his wife Suzanne have three grown children. His hobbies include skiing, coaching soccer, and traveling. BOARD CERTIFIED Medical Oncology Internal Medicine MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS American College of Physicians, Fellow American Federation of Clinical Research American Society for Clinical Oncology American Association for Cancer Research Society for Pigment Cell and Melanoma Research Clark County Medical Society Las Vegas Urology Society Read more

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Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Adult Hematology
  • Cancer Immunology
  • Cancer Research
  • Dermatologic Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Oncology
  • Urologic Oncology

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Angioedema
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Eosinophilia
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Immunodeficiency Syndromes
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Myeloma
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sarcoma
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Biological Therapy
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Hematologic Disorder Treatment
  • Immunotherapy

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Education

  • Medical School
    Ohio State University College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1978

  • Internship Hospital
    Wayne State

    Completed in 1979

  • Residency Hospital
    Wayne St University DMC

    Completed in 1981

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University of Utah

    Completed in 1984

  • Undergraduate School
    Ohio State University College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1975

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

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  • Specializes in Medical Oncology
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology and Oncology
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EDUCATION

Dr. Samlowski earned his bachelor's and medical degree from the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. He completed his internal medicine residency at Wayne State University in Detroit, and his hematology/oncology fellowship at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.

AREAS OF SPECIAL INTEREST

Melanoma, Skin Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Sarcoma and Clinical Research

EXPERIENCE

Dr. Wolfram Samlowski is a medical oncologist at Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada (CCCN). He serves on the Developmental Therapeutics and Genitourinary Committees for US Oncology Research as well as a Clinical Professor of Medicine at University of Nevada School of Medicine. Dr. Samlowski has an expert in treating patients with melanoma and skin cancer, kidney cancer, sarcoma and serves as principle investigator on several clinical research studies available at CCCN.

Dr. Samlowski has contributed to and authored over 250 publications, peer reviews and abstracts. He is a member of several professional associations including the American Federation of Clinical Research, American Society for Clinical Oncology, American Association for Cancer Research, Society for Pigment Cell and Melanoma Research. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.

Prior to joining CCCN, Dr. Samlowski was Professor of Oncology, and Adjunct Professor of Dermatology and Pathology at the Huntsman Cancer institute of the University of Utah.  Dr. Samlowski also served as director of Translational Research, Multidisciplinary Melanoma program at the Huntsman Cancer Institute, where he worked from 1984 to 2007. In 2007, he joined the Nevada Cancer Institute as Chief of Melanoma, Renal Cancer and Immunotherapy, and was also was appointed Professor of Oncology at the University of Nevada.

Over the years, Dr. Samlowski has received numerous awards and honors. He has been named a "Top Doctor" by Vegas Seven and Las Vegas Life, "Best Doctor" by Desert Companion, and "America's Top Doctors" and "America's Top Oncologists" by Castle Connolly and US News and World Report. He was also named a "Healthcare Headliner" by Vegas, Inc. and "Medical Marvel" by Nevada Business Magazine.

PERSONAL

Dr. Samlowski and his wife Suzanne have three grown children. His hobbies include skiing, coaching soccer, and traveling.

BOARD CERTIFIED

  • Medical Oncology
  • Internal Medicine

MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • American College of Physicians, Fellow
  • American Federation of Clinical Research
  • American Society for Clinical Oncology
  • American Association for Cancer Research
  • Society for Pigment Cell and Melanoma Research
  • Clark County Medical Society
  • Las Vegas Urology Society
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Dr. Samlowski's Care Philosophy

My goal is to provide access to both the best standard options and new drugs in development for challenging diseases