Dr. Sigurdur R Petursson MD Medical Oncologist

Dr. Sigurdur Petursson is a medical oncologist in Butler, Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Allegheny General Hospital and Butler Health System. He received his medical degree from University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and has been in practice for 36 years. Dr. Petursson accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 10 doctors at Allegheny General Hospital and one of 3 at Butler Health System who specialize in Medical Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Medical Oncologist: General Oncology

Clinical Interests: Lung, General oncology and Hematology. Some focus on Lung CA, GU, CRC

Education & Medical Training

Presbyterian University Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1977

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Class of 1974

Presbyterian University Hospital
Internship, Internal Medicine, 1976 - 1977

UPMC Medical Education Prog
Fellowship, Hematology and Oncology (IM), 1980

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 37 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 35 years in Medical Oncology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 34 years in Hematology

PA State Medical License

Publications & Presentations

Incidental detection of primary breast carcinoma with a modified coincident camera in a patient with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and melanoma.
Pohland, M.L., Joyce, J.M., Myers, D.T., Petursson, S.R.

Long-term survival after allogeneic bone marrow transplantation complicated by trichosporosis.
Naum, S., Petursson, S. R., Weinbaum, D., Rosenfeld, C. S.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Qualchoice PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
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