Dr. Douglas James Scothorn MD Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist

Dr. Douglas Scothorn is a pediatric hematologist-oncologist in Asheville, North Carolina and is affiliated with Mission Hospital. He received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 17 years. Dr. Scothorn accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 3 doctors at Mission Hospital who specialize in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist: General Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Hospital Affiliation

Mission Hospital

Education & Medical Training

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Residency, Pediatrics, 1997–2000

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Fellowship, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 2000–2002

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Class of 1997

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

NC State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Exchange blood transfusion compared with simple transfusion for first overt stroke is associated with a lower risk of subsequent stroke: a retrospective cohort study of 137 children with sickle cell anemia.
Hulbert, M.L., Scothorn, D.J., Panepinto, J.A., Scott, J.P., Buchanan, G.R., Sarnaik, S., Fallon, R., Chu, J., Wang, W., Casella, J.F., Resar, L., Berman, B., Adamkiewicz, T., Hsu, L.L., Smith-Whitley, K., Mahoney, D., Woods, G., Watanabe, M., DeBaun, M.R

Rapidly fatal acute bacterial myocarditis in a nonneutropenic child with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in remission.
Scothorn, D.J., Winick, N.J., Timmons, C.F., Aquino, V.M.

Risk of recurrent stroke in children with sickle cell disease receiving blood transfusion therapy for at least five years after initial stroke.
Scothorn, D.J., Price, C., Schwartz, D., Terrill, C., Buchanan, G.R., Shurney, W., Sarniak, I., Fallon, R., Chu, J., Pegelow, C.H., Wang, W., Casella, J.F., Resar, L.S., Berman, B., Adamkiewicz, T., Hsu, L.L., Ohene-Frempong, K., Smith-Whitley, K., Mahone

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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