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Donald Tsai, MD, PhD

Donald Tsai, MD, PhD Physician

Associate Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Tsai is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Medical Oncology, 2001

Clinical Expertise:

  • Blood Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN)
  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Description of Clinical Expertise

Hematologic Malignancy and Stem Cell Transplantation

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Abramson Cancer Center

    Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine West Pavilion, 2nd Floor 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Duke University School of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Society of Clinical Oncology, National American Society of Hematology, National American Society of Transplantation, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Tsai is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

Posttransplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder

Selected Publications:

Tsai DE, Luskin MR, Kremer BE, Chung AK, Arnoldi S, Paralkar VR, Nasta SD, Stadtmauer EA, Schuster SJ, Xavier M.: A pilot trial of quantitative EBV PCR in patients undergoing treatment for their malignancy: potential use of EBV PCR in multiple cancer types. Leukemia & Lymphoma 56 : 1530-1532,2015.

Paul TM, Liu SV, Chong EA, Luger SM, Porter DL, Schuster SJ, Tsai DE, Nasta SD, Loren A, Frey N, Perl A, Cohen AD, Weiss BM, Stadtmauer EA, Vogl DT.: Outpatient autologous stem cell transplantation for patients with multiple myeloma. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk 15 : 536-540,2015.

Luskin MR, Heil DS, Tan KS, Choi S, Stadtmauer EA, Schuster SJ, Porter DL, Vonderheide RH, Bagg A, Heitjan DF, Tsai DE, Reshef R.: The impact of EBV status on characteristics and outcomes of Posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder. Am J Transplant 15 : 2665-2673,2015.

Carson KR, Newsome SD, Kim EJ, Wagner-Johnston ND, von Geldern G, Moskowitz CH, Moskowitz AJ, Rook AH, Jalan P, Loren AW, Landsburg D, Coyne T, Tsai D, Raisch DW, Norris LB, Bookstaver PB, Sartor O, Bennett CL.: Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy associated with brentuximab vedotin therapy: A report of 5 cases from the Southern Network on Adverse Reactions (SONAR) project. Cancer 120 : 2464-2471,2014.

Ellebrecht CT, Choi EJ, Allman DM, Tsai DE, Wegener WA, Goldenberg DM, Payne AS: Subcutaneous veltuzumab, a humanized anti-CD20 antibody, for treatment of refractory pemphigus vulgaris. JAMA Dermatology 150 : 1331-1335,2014.

Karuturi M, Shah N, Frank D, Fasan O, Reshef R, Ahya VN, Bromberg M, Faust T, Goral S, Schuster SJ, Stadtmauer EA, Tsai DE: Plasmacytic Posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder: a case series of nine patients. Transplant International 26 : 616-622,2013.

Landsburg DJ, Stadtmauer E, Loren A, Goldstein S, Frey N, Nasta SD, Porter DL, Tsai DE, Perl AE, Hexner EO, Luger S: Receipt of maintenance therapy is most predictive of survival in older acute lymphoblastic leukemia patients treated with intensive induction chemotherapy regimens. American Journal of Hematology 88 : 657-660,2013.

Kremer BE, Reshef R, Misleh JG, Christie JD, Ahya VN, Blumenthal NP, Kotloff RM, Hadjiliadis D, Stadtmauer EA. Schuster SJ, Tsai DE.: Post-Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder Following Lung Transplantation: A Review of 35 Cases. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 31 : 296-304,2012.

Tizon R, Frey N, Heitjan DF, Tan KS, Goldsteind SC, Hexner EO, Loren A, Luger SM, Reshef R, Tsai D, Vogl D. Davis J, Vozniak M, Fuchs B, Stadtmauer EA, Porter DL: High dose corticosteroids with or without etanercept for the treatment of idiopathic pneumonia syndrome after allo-SCT. Bone Marrow Transplantation : 2012.

Lunardon L, Tsai KJ, Propert KJ, Fett N, Stanley JR, Werth VP, Tsai DE, Payne AS.: Adjuvant rituximab therapy of pemphigus: a single center experience with 31 patients. Archives of Dermatology : 2012.

Academic Contact Info

Division of Hematology Oncology
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
12th Floor, South Pavilion
Office #12-156
3400 Civic Center Boulevard

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 615-6506
Fax: (215) 615-5887
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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