Dr. Robert S. Wimmer MD Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist

Dr. Robert Wimmer is a pediatric hematologist-oncologist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. He received his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 42 years. Dr. Wimmer accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 10 doctors at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children who specialize in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist: General Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Education & Medical Training

Boston University Medical Center
Residency, Pediatrics, 1972 - 1974

St Christophers Hospital Children's
Residency, Pediatrics, 1974 - 1975

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Fellowship, Medical Oncology, 1976 - 1977

St Christophers Hospital Children's
Fellowship, Hematology, 1975 - 1976

Temple University School of Medicine
Class of 1972

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

APE chemotherapy for children with relapsed Hodgkin disease: a Pediatric Oncology Group trial.
Wimmer, R.S., Chauvenet, A.R., London, W.B., Villaluna, D., de Alarcon, P.A., Schwartz, C.L.

Double-delayed intensification improves event-free survival for children with intermediate-risk acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a report from the Children''s Cancer Group.
Lange, B. J., Bostrom, B. C., Cherlow, J. M., Sensel, M. G., La, M. K., Rackoff, W., Heerema, N. A., Wimmer, R. S., Trigg, M. E., Sather, H. N.

Secondary malignant neoplasms of the bladder after cyclophosphamide treatment for childhood acute lymphocytic leukemia.
Kersun, L. S., Wimmer, R. S., Hoot, A. C., Meadows, A. T.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Whole Health Banner Health Network
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Kansas City Preferred-Care Blue PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO ExcelCare Network
  • Health Net Arizona PPO/POS
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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