Dr. Gary Spitzer MD Medical Oncologist

Dr. Gary Spitzer is a medical oncologist in Greenville, South Carolina and is affiliated with Bon Secours St. Francis Health System. He received his medical degree from University of Melbourne Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 47 years. Dr. Spitzer accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 2 doctors at Bon Secours St. Francis Health System who specialize in Medical Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Medical Oncologist: General Oncology

Clinical Interests: Hematologic Neoplasms, Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation, Hematologic Cancers, Clinical Trials as Topic, Palliative Care, Lung Neoplasms, Hematology, Breast Neoplasms, Pancreatic Cancer

Education & Medical Training

University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1973 - 1975

University of Melbourne Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1967

University of Melbourne
Other Training, 1962 - 1967

Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research Royal Parade
Other Training, Clinical Research Fellow, Cancer Research Unit, 1973 - 1973

St. Vincent's Hospital
Other Training, Hematology, 1972 - 1972

Royal Melbourne Hospital
Other Training, Medical, 1968 - 1970

Royal Melbourne Hospital
Other Training, Medical, 1969 - 1969

Royal Melbourne Hospital
Other Training, Medical, 1968 - 1968

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 24 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 23 years in Medical Oncology

FL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Ohio AAP 2004 Leonard Rome Award – Recognition for helping to develop the Community Health Worker model and profession in Ohio

The “Clinician’s Clinician Award” Presented by All Fellow Pediatric Residents as the Pediatrician They Would Select to Treat Their Own Children

Publications & Presentations

Dose-survival curves of cisplatinum, melphalan, and velban in human granulocyte macrophage progenitor cells.
Umbach G, Singletary SE, Tomasovic B, Spitzer G, Hug V, Drewinko B

Role of elective brain irradiation during combined chemoradiotherapy for limited disease non small lung cancer.
Umsawasdi T, Valdivieso M, Chen TT, Barkley HT, Booser DJ, Chiuten DF, Dhingra HM, Murphy WK, Dixon CL, Farha P, Spitzer G, Carr DT

Impact of autologous bone marrow infusion on the hematopoietic recovery following high-dose cyclophosphamide, etoposide and cisplatin.
Huan SD, Yau JC, Dunphy FR, Wallerstein RO, Dicke KA, Spencer V, LeMaistre CF, Deisseroth AB, Hortobagyi GN, Holmes FA, Andersson BS, Spitzer G

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Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • ODS Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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