Dr. Kenneth B Desantes MD Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist

Dr. Kenneth Desantes is a pediatric hematologist-oncologist in Madison, Wisconsin. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Meriter Hospital and University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. He received his medical degree from New York Medical College and has been in practice for 30 years. He is one of 5 doctors at Meriter Hospital and one of 8 at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics who specialize in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist: General Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Hospital Affiliation

Meriter Hospital

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
Ranked #24 in Pediatrics: Cancer

Education & Medical Training

Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
Residency, Pediatrics, 1984 - 1987

University of Washington
Fellowship, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 1987 - 1990

New York Medical College
Class of 1984

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 30 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 25 years in Hand Surgery

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

KIR receptor-ligand incompatibility predicts killing of osteosarcoma cell lines by allogeneic NK cells.
Delgado, D., Webster, D.E., DeSantes, K.B., Durkin, E.T., Shaaban, A.F.

Genotypes of NK cell KIR receptors, their ligands, and Fcγ receptors in the response of neuroblastoma patients to Hu14.18-IL2 immunotherapy.
Delgado, D.C., Hank, J.A., Kolesar, J., Lorentzen, D., Gan, J., Seo, S., Kim, K., Shusterman, S., Gillies, S.D., Reisfeld, R.A., Yang, R., Gadbaw, B., DeSantes, K.B., London, W.B., Seeger, R.C., Maris, J.M., Sondel, P.M.

Antitumor activity of hu14.18-IL2 in patients with relapsed/refractory neuroblastoma: a Children's Oncology Group (COG) phase II study.
Shusterman, S., London, W.B., Gillies, S.D., Hank, J.A., Voss, S.D., Seeger, R.C., Reynolds, C.P., Kimball, J., Albertini, M.R., Wagner, B., Gan, J., Eickhoff, J., DeSantes, K.B., Cohn, S.L., Hecht, T., Gadbaw, B., Reisfeld, R.A., Maris, J.M., Sondel, P.M

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