Dr. Robert Z Orlowski MD Hematologist

Dr. Robert Orlowski is a hematologist in Houston, Texas and is affiliated with University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. He received his medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 23 years. Dr. Orlowski accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 44 doctors at University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center who specialize in Hematology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Hematologist: General Hematology

Hospital Affiliation

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

Education & Medical Training

Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1991 - 1994

Johns Hopkins University
Fellowship, Medical Oncology, 1994 - 1997

Yale University School of Medicine
Class of 1991

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 21 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 8 years in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Inflammatory Markers and Development of Symptom Burden in Patients with Multiple Myeloma during Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation.
Wang, X. S.,Shi, Q.,Shah, N. D.,Heijnen, C. J.,Cohen, E. N.,Reuben, J. M.,Orlowski, R. Z.,Qazilbash, M. H.,Johnson, V. E.,Williams, L. A.,Mendoza, T. R.,Cleeland, C. S.

Evidence of a role for CD44 and cell adhesion in mediating resistance to lenalidomide in multiple myeloma: therapeutic implications.
Bjorklund, C. C.,Baladandayuthapani, V.,Lin, H. Y.,Jones, R. J.,Kuiatse, I.,Wang, H.,Yang, J.,Shah, J. J.,Thomas, S. K.,Wang, M.,Weber, D. M.,Orlowski, R. Z.

Durable responses with autologous hematopoietic SCT in patients with POEMS syndrome.
Patel, K.,Nusrat, M.,Shah, N.,Bashir, Q.,Parmar, S.,Shah, J.,Thomas, S.,Weber, D.,Orlowski, R. Z.,Champlin, R.,Qazilbash, M. H.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
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