Dr. Wolfram Samlowski, MD

Dr. Wolfram Samlowski, MD

Medical Oncology  |  
Male  |  
62 y/o
3 reviews

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

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EDUCATION Dr. Samlowski earned his bachelor's and medical degree from the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. He completed...Read more

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


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


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.


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


  • Medical Oncology
  • Internal Medicine


  • 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

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

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

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Medical Oncology
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology and Oncology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

Conditions Treated

  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Eosinophilia
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Myeloma
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Sarcoma
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer


  • 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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

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

Procedures Performed

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