Dr. James H Essell MD Medical Oncologist

Dr. James Essell is a medical oncologist in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Bethesda North Hospital and Christ Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and has been in practice for 29 years. Dr. Essell accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 11 doctors at Bethesda North Hospital and one of 16 at Christ Hospital who specialize in Medical Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Medical Oncologist: Hematologic

Clinical Interests: Transplants, Stem cell, Stem Cell transplant, Hamatologic Malignancies, benign Hematology

Hospital Affiliation

Bethesda North Hospital
High performing in Cancer

Christ Hospital
High performing in Cancer

The Jewish Hospital
High performing in Cancer

Education & Medical Training

San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1985 - 1988

San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium
Fellowship, Hematology, 1988 - 1991

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Class of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 26 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 23 years in Medical Oncology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 22 years in Hematology

KY State Medical License
Active through 2013

OH State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2012

Publications & Presentations

Denileukin diftitox for the treatment of steroid-resistant acute graft-versus-host disease.

Phase II trial of vinorelbine for relapsed ovarian cancer: a Southwest Oncology Group study.
Rothenberg, M.L., Liu, P.Y., Wilczynski, S., Nahhas, W.A., Winakur, G.L., Jiang, C.S., Moinpour, C.M., Lyons, B., Weiss, G.R., Essell, J.H., Smith, H.O., Markman, M., Alberts, D.S.

Clinical utility of oral valacyclovir compared with oral acyclovir for the prevention of herpes simplex virus mucositis following autologous bone marrow transplantation or stem cell rescue therapy.
Eisen, D., Essell, J., Broun, E. R., Sigmund, D., DeVoe, M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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