Dr. Merry Lynn Tetef MD Medical Oncologist
Dr. Merry Tetef is a medical oncologist in Irvine, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian and Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center. She received her medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 27 years. Dr. Tetef accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 12 doctors at Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian and one of 39 at Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center who specialize in Medical Oncology.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Medical Oncologist: General Hematology
St. Joseph Hospital
High performing in Cancer
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
High performing in Cancer
Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center
Ranked #11 in Cancer
Education & Medical Training
UCLA Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1987–1990
Harvard Medical School
Class of 1987
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Medical Oncology
CA State Medical License
Active through 2014
Awards, Honors & Recognition
Publications & Presentations
Phase II studies of gemcitabine and cisplatin in heavily and minimally pretreated metastatic breast cancer.
Chew, H.K., Doroshow, J.H., Frankel, P., Margolin, K.A., Somlo, G., Lenz, H., Gordon, M., Zhang, W., Yang, D., Russell, C., Spicer, D., Synold, T., Bayer, R., Hantel, A., Stiff, P.J., Tetef, M.L., Gandara, D.R., Albain, K.S.
Phase I trial of intraperitoneal iododeoxyuridine with and without intravenous high-dose folinic acid in the treatment of advanced malignancies primarily confined to the peritoneal cavity: flow cytometric and pharmacokinetic analysis.
Morgan, R. J., Newman, E. M., Doroshow, J. H., McGonigle, K., Margolin, K., Raschko, J., Chow, W., Somlo, G., Leong, L., Tetef, M., Shibata, S., Hamasaki, V., Carroll, M., Vasilev, S., Akman, S., Coluzzi, P., Wagman, L., Longmate, J., Paz, B., Yen, Y., Klevecz, R.
High-dose chemotherapy and stem-cell rescue in the treatment of high-risk breast cancer: prognostic indicators of progression-free and overall survival.
Somlo, G., Doroshow, J. H., Forman, S. J., Odom-Maryon, T., Lee, J., Chow, W., Hamasaki, V., Leong, L., Morgan, R., Margolin, K., Raschko, J., Shibata, S., Tetef, M., Yen, Y., Simpson, J., Molina, A.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
- BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
- BCBS California PPO
- Blue Shield California HMO
- Blue Shield California PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Great West PPO
- Health Net California Large Group PPO
- Health Net HMO - Employer Group
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Multiplan PHCS PPO
- Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
- Multiplan PPO
- Pacificare HMO
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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4746 Barranca Parkway
Irvine, CA 92604
Phone: (949) 653-2959
Fax: (949) 653-5589