Dr. Timothy J O'Rourke MD Hematologist

Dr. Timothy O'Rourke is a hematologist in Grand Rapids, Michigan and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Carson City Hospital and Mercy Health Saint Mary's. He received his medical degree from University of Michigan Medical School and has been in practice for 38 years. Dr. O'Rourke accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 8 doctors at Carson City Hospital and one of 11 at Mercy Health Saint Mary's who specialize in Hematology.

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Office Location

Specialty & Clinical Interests

Hematologist: General Hematology

Education & Medical Training

Madigan Healthcare System
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1976–1979

Madigan Healthcare System
Fellowship, Hematology/Oncology, 1982–1985

University of Michigan Medical School
Class of 1976

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 35 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 30 years in Hematology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 29 years in Medical Oncology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 20 years in Geriatric Medicine

MI State Medical License
Active through 2015

CO State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Hepatocyte growth factor (HGF) autocrine activation predicts sensitivity to MET inhibition in glioblastoma.
Xie, Q., Bradley, R., Kang, L., Koeman, J., Ascierto, M.L., Worschech, A., De Giorgi, V., Wang, E., Kefene, L., Su, Y., Essenburg, C., Kaufman, D.W., DeKoning, T., Enter, M.A., O'Rourke, T.J., Marincola, F.M., Vande Woude, G.F.

Reduced time for urinary alkalinization before high-dose methotrexate with preadmission oral bicarbonate.
Kintzel, P.E., Campbell, A.D., Yost, K.J., Brinker, B.T., Arradaza, N.V., Frobish, D., Wehr, A.M., O'Rourke, T.J.

Phase II trial to evaluate gemcitabine and etoposide for locally advanced or metastatic pancreatic cancer.
Melnik, M.K., Webb, C.P., Richardson, P.J., Luttenton, C.R., Campbell, A.D., Monroe, T.J., O'Rourke, T.J., Yost, K.J., Szczepanek, C.M., Bassett, M.R., Truszkowski, K.J., Stein, P., Van Brocklin, M.W., Davis, A.T., Bedolla, G., Vande Woude, G.F., Koo, H.

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Insurances Accepted

  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PriorityHealth HMO
  • Spectrum Health
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO

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