Dr. Kari L. Kendra MD Medical Oncologist

Dr. Kari Kendra is a medical oncologist in Columbus, Ohio. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute and Ohio State University Hospital. She received her medical degree from Rush Medical College and has been in practice for 24 years. Dr. Kendra accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 20 doctors at James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute and one of 16 at Ohio State University Hospital who specialize in Medical Oncology.

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Office Location

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Medical Oncologist: General Oncology

Hospital Affiliation

James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute
Ranked #20 in Cancer

Ohio State University Hospital

Ohio State University Medical Center
Ranked #20 in Cancer

Education & Medical Training

University of Wisconsin
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1990 - 1993

University of Wisconsin
Fellowship, Medical Oncology, 1993 - 1998

Rush Medical College
Class of 1990

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Medical Oncology

OH State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

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

Publications & Presentations

A Phase I Trial of Bortezomib and Interferon-α-2b in Metastatic Melanoma.
Markowitz, J.,Luedke, E. A.,Grignol, V. P.,Hade, E. M.,Paul, B. K.,Mundy-Bosse, B. L.,Brooks, T. R.,Dao, T. V.,Kondalasula, S. V.,Lesinski, G. B.,Olencki, T.,Kendra, K. L.,Carson, W. E.

Case of Sorafenib-Induced Thyroid Storm.
Haraldsdottir, S.,Li, Q.,Villalona-Calero, M. A.,Olencki, T. E.,Kendra, K.,Ing, S. W.

gp100 peptide vaccine and interleukin-2 in patients with advanced melanoma.
Schwartzentruber, D.J., Lawson, D.H., Richards, J.M., Conry, R.M., Miller, D.M., Treisman, J., Gailani, F., Riley, L., Conlon, K., Pockaj, B., Kendra, K.L., White, R.L., Gonzalez, R., Kuzel, T.M., Curti, B., Leming, P.D., Whitman, E.D., Balkissoon, J., Re

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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
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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