Dr. Wolfram Samlowski, MD

Dr. Wolfram Samlowski, MD

Medical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
63 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Wolfram Samlowski, MD is a medical oncology specialist in Las Vegas, NV and has been practicing for 34 years. He specializes in medical oncology, hematology & oncology, and more.Read his story

Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada

9280 W Sunset Rd Ste 100

Las Vegas, NV 89148
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • America's Health Choice
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Culinary Health Fund
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthChoice
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • One Health
  • PHCS

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 92% of peers
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more than 89% of peers
more than 82% of peers

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Dr. Samlowski's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Samlowski "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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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Samlowski "My goal is to provide access to both the best standard options and new drugs in development for challenging diseases"

6  Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Adult Hematology
  • Hematology
  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Oncology

3  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

49  Conditions Treated

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5  Procedures

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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Wayne State
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Wayne St University Dmc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • University Of Utah
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Samlowski has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Samlowski's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Samlowski to family and friends
5 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Samlowski's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Very caring and willing to provide answers to tough questions.
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Hello Georgia, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We greatly appreciate the 5-star rating and we are so happy to hear about the positive experience you've had while under the care of Dr. Samlowski. If there is anything you need, please do not hesitate to reach out to us directly at infocccn@usoncolgy.com. We wish you the very best! Thank you,

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Great doctor. He inspires confidence and I am very happy I was referred to him.
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