Dr. William J Tester MD Hematologist

Dr. William Tester is a hematologist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia and Jeanes Hospital. He received his medical degree from Allegheny University of the Health Sciences and has been in practice for 37 years. He is one of 5 doctors at Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia and one of 8 at Jeanes Hospital who specialize in Hematology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Hematologist: General Hematology

Education & Medical Training

Albert Einstein Healthcare Network
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1977 - 1980

Georgetown University Hospital
Fellowship, Hematology, 1982 - 1983

National Institutes of Health Clinical Center
Fellowship, Medical Oncology, 1980 - 1982

Allegheny University of the Health Sciences
Class of 1977

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Gastroenterology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Transplant Hepatology

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACP), American College of Physicians

Publications & Presentations

Randomized phase II trial of paclitaxel plus carboplatin or gemcitabine plus cisplatin in Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group performance status 2 non-small-cell lung cancer patients: ECOG 1599.
Langer, C., Li, S., Schiller, J., Tester, W., Rapoport, B. L., Johnson, D. H.

Overview of bladder cancer trials in the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group.
Shipley, W. U., Kaufman, D. S., Tester, W. J., Pilepich, M. V., Sandler, H. M.

A randomized Phase II study of interleukin-2 with and without beta-interferon for patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer: an Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group study (PZ586).
Tester, W. J., Kim, K. M., Krigel, R. L., Bonomi, P. D., Glick, J. H., Asbury, R. F., Kirkwood, J. M., Blum, R. H., Schiller, J. H.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida BlueSelect
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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