Dr. Katherine M. Pisters MD Medical Oncologist

Dr. Katherine Pisters is a medical oncologist in Houston, Texas and is affiliated with University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. She received her medical degree from University of Western Ontario and has been in practice for 29 years. She is one of 129 doctors at University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center who specialize in Medical Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Medical Oncologist: General Oncology

Hospital Affiliation

University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Ranked #1 in Cancer

Education & Medical Training

North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1986 - 1988

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Fellowship, Medical Oncology, 1988 - 1991

University of Western Ontario
Class of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Phase I Trial of Cisplatin, Pemetrexed, and Imatinib Mesylate in Chemonaive Patients With Unresectable Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma.
Tsao, A. S.,Harun, N.,Jack Lee, J.,Heymach, J.,Pisters, K.,Hong, W. K.,Fujimoto, J.,Wistuba, I.

Longitudinal associations between caregiver burden and patient and spouse distress in couples coping with lung cancer.
Milbury, K.,Badr, H.,Fossella, F.,Pisters, K. M.,Carmack, C. L.

Malignant pleural mesothelioma.
Ettinger, D.S., Akerley, W., Borghaei, H., Chang, A., Cheney, R.T., Chirieac, L.R., D'Amico, T.A., Demmy, T.L., Ganti, A.P., Govindan, R., Grannis, F.W., Horn, L., Jahan, T.M., Jahanzeb, M., Kessinger, A., Komaki, R., Kong, F.S., Kris, M.G., Krug, L.M., Lennes, I.T., Loo, B.W., Martins, R., O'Malley, J., Osarogiagbon, R.U., Otterson, G.A., Patel, J.D., Schenck, M.P., Pisters, K.M., Reckamp, K., Riely, G.J., Rohren, E., Swanson, S.J., Wood, D.E., Yang, S.C.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • Capital BC Keystone Health Plan Central HMO
  • Capital Blue Cross PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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