Robert O'Donnell, M.D., Ph.D.

Robert T. O'Donnell, M.D., Ph.D.

Specialties

Cancer

Hematology Oncology

Internal Medicine

Department

Internal Medicine

Title

  • Professor
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UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

2279 45th Street
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions

Primary Phone:
800-362-5566
916-734-5959

Additional Phone Numbers

Physician Referrals: 800-362-5566

Clinical Interests

Dr. O?Donnell develops radio-labeled monoclonal antibodies to treat lymphoma. He also is creating new chemotherapy and radioimmunotherapy combination protocols for treating non-Hodgkin?s lymphoma. He performs clinical trials in neuro-oncology and directs the Medical Oncology Brain-Tumor clinic.

Division

Hematology and Oncology

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

Education

M.D., Loyola University, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood , Illinois, 1987

Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 1983

B.S., Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois, 1977

Residency

UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, 1987-90

Fellowships

UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, 1990-93

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine, 1990

American Board of Internal Medicine, 2002

American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, 1994

American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, 2002

Professional Memberships

American Society of Clinical Oncology

Honors and Awards

U.S. Patent 62,180,089: "Avemar and Purified Low Molecular Weight Avemar Proteins for the Treatment of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma: Joseph Tuscano, MD and Robert O'Donnell, MD, PhD, 2010

U.S. Patent 6,217,871 "Antigenic Epitopes with Lym-1 Reactivity and Uses Thereof": Larry Rose, PhD, Claude Meares, PhD and Robert o"Donnell MD, PhD, 2001

American Cancer Society Clinical Fellowship, 1990

University of Illinois Graduate College Fellowship, 1983

Select Recent Publications

For a comprehensive list of Dr. O'Donnell's publications, please click here (opens new window).

2007 Semrad TJ, RT O'Donnell, T Wun, H Chew, D Harvey, H Zhou, RH White. Epidemiology of venous thromboembolism in 9489 patients with malignant glioma. J Neurosurg 106(4):601-608.