Dr. Richard T Grapski MD Hematologist

Dr. Richard Grapski is a hematologist in Knoxville, Tennessee and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Fort Loudoun Medical Center and Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and has been in practice for 36 years. He is one of 5 doctors at Fort Loudoun Medical Center and one of 8 at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center who specialize in Hematology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Hematologist: General Hematology

Education & Medical Training

U MA Memorial Healthcare - Memorial Campus
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1978–1981

Boston University Medical Center
Fellowship, Hematology, 1981–1983

Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Class of 1978

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Hematology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Medical Oncology

TN State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Phase II study of gemcitabine and cisplatin in patients with previously untreated extensive stage small cell lung cancer: Southwest Oncology Group Study 9718.
Hesketh, P.J., Chansky, K., Israel, V., Grapski, R.T., Mekhail, T.M., Spiridonidis, C.H., Mills, G.M., Kelly, K., Crowley, J.J., Gandara, D.R.

A phase II trial of neoadjuvant gemcitabine, epirubicin, and docetaxel as primary treatment of patients with locally advanced or inflammatory breast cancer.
Yardley, D. A., Peacock, N. W., Dickson, N. R., White, M. B., Vázquez, E. R., Foust, J. T., Grapski, R., Hendricks, L. K., Scott, W. L., Hainsworth, J. D.

Irinotecan, carboplatin, and imatinib in untreated extensive-stage small-cell lung cancer: a phase II trial of the Minnie Pearl Cancer Research Network.
Spigel, D. R., Hainsworth, J. D., Simons, L., Meng, C., Burris, H. A., Yardley, D. A., Grapski, R., Schreeder, M., Mallidi, P. V., Greco, F. A.

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