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Lynn M. Schuchter, MD

Lynn M. Schuchter, MD Physician

Chief, Division of Hematology Oncology C. Willard Robinson Professor of Hematology-Oncology

Dr. Schuchter is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Lynn M. Schuchter

Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2007, 2008, 2010 - 2018
Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2003 - 2018
Recognized by Main Line Today's Top Doctor's 2016 issue
Recognized annually in Philadelphia magazine's Top Docs issues from 2004 to 2019

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

Comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Penn Medicine.

Overall Ratings

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Medical Oncology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine, 1985
  • Medical Oncology, 1989

Clinical Expertise:

  • Breast Cancer
  • Melanoma
  • Skin Cancer

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • 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 Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: Chicago Medical School
Residency: Michael Reese Hospital
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Hospital
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), National College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Melanoma Research Foundation: Member, National Membership in National Scientific Review Panels:, National Society of Biological Therapy, Society of Melanoma Research,

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Schuchter is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: On the medical staff, but does not have privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Ojha R, Leli NM, Onorati A, Piao S, Verginadis II, Tameire F, Rebecca VW, Chude CI, Murugan S, Fennelly C, Noguera-Ortega E, Liu S, Xu X, Krepler C, Xiao M, Xu W, Wei Z, Frederick DT, Boland G, Mitchell TC, Karakousis GC, Schuchter LM, Flaherty KT, Zhang G, Herlyn M, Koumenis C, Amaravadi RK.: ER Translocation of the MAPK Pathway Drives Therapy Resistance in BRAF-Mutant Melanoma. Cancer Discov. 9 (3): 396-415,2019.

Huang AC, Orlowski RJ, Xu X, Mick R, George SM, Yan PK, Manne S, Kraya AA, Wubbenhorst B, Dorfman L, D'Andrea K, Wenz BM, Liu S, Chilukuri L, Kozlov A, Carberry M, Giles L, Kier MW, Quagliarello F, McGettigan S, Kreider K, Annamalai L, Zhao Q, Mogg R, Xu W, Blumenschein WM, Yearley JH, Linette GP, Amaravadi RK, Schuchter LM, Herati RS, Bengsch B, Nathanson KL, Farwell MD, Karakousis GC, Wherry EJ, Mitchell TC.: A single dose of neoadjuvant PD-1 blockade predicts clinical outcomes in resectable melanoma. Nat Med. 25 (3): 454-461,2019.

Parekh V, Sobanko J, Miller CJ, Karakousis G, Xu W, Letrero R, Elenitsas R, Xu X, Elder DE, Amaravadi R, Schuchter LM, Nathanson KL, Wilson MA, Chu EY.: NRAS Q61R and BRAF G466A mutations in atypical melanocytic lesions newly arising in advanced melanoma patients treated with vemurafenib. J Cutan Pathol. 46 (3): 396-415,2019.

Rebecca VW, Nicastri MC, Fennelly C, Chude CI, Barber-Rotenberg JS, Ronghe A, McAfee Q, McLaughlin NP, Zhang G, Goldman AR, Ojha R, Piao S, Noguera-Ortega E, Martorella A, Alicea GM, Lee JJ, Schuchter LM, Xu X, Herlyn M, Marmorstein R, Gimotty PA, Speicher DW, Winkler JD, Amaravadi RK.: PPT1 Promotes Tumor Growth and Is the Molecular Target of Chloroquine Derivatives in Cancer. Cancer Discov. 9 (2): 220-229,2019.

Lu H, Liu S, Zhang G, Wu B, Zhu Y, Frederick DT, Hu Y, Zhong W, Randell S, Sadek N, Zhang W, Chen G, Cheng C, Zeng J, Wu LW, Zhang J, Liu X, Xu W, Krepler C, Sproesser K, Xiao M, Miao B, Liu J, Song CD, Liu JY, Karakousis GC, Schuchter LM, Lu Y, Mills G, Cong Y, Chernoff J, Guo J, Boland GM, Sullivan RJ, Wei Z, Field J, Amaravadi RK, Flaherty KT, Herlyn M, Xu X, Guo W.: Author Correction: PAK signalling drives acquired drug resistance to MAPK inhibitors in BRAF-mutant melanomas. Nature 565 (7738): 2019.

Ojha R, Leli NM, Onorati A, Piao S, Verginadis II, Tameire F, Rebecca VW, Chude CI, Murugan S, Fennelly C, Noguera-Ortega E, Liu S, Xu X, Krepler C, Xiao M, Xu W, Wei Z, Frederick DT, Boland G, Mitchell TC, Karakousis GC, Schuchter LM, Flaherty KT, Zhang G, Herlyn M, Koumenis C, Amaravadi RK: ER translocation of the MAPK pathway drives therapy resistance in BRAF mutant melanoma. Cancer Discov : 2018.

Parekh V, Sobanko J, Miller CJ, Karakousis G, Xu W, Letrero R, Elenitsas R, Xu X, Elder DE, Amaravadi R, Schuchter LM, Nathanson KL, Wilson MA, Chu EY: NRAS Q61R and BRAF G466A mutations in atypical melanocytic lesions newly arising in advanced melanoma patients treated with vemurafenib. J Cutan Pathol : 2018.

Sarvi S, Crispin R, Lu Y, Zeng L, Hurley TD, Houston DR, von Kriegsheim A, Chen CH, Mochly-Rosen D, Ranzani M, Mathers ME, Xu X, Xu W, Adams DJ, Carragher NO, Fujita M, Schuchter L, Unciti-Broceta A, Brunton VG, Patton EE.: ALDH1 Bio-activates Nifuroxazide to Eradicate ALDHHigh Melanoma-Initiating Cells. Cell Chem Biol. 25 (12): 1456-1469,2018.

Rebecca VW, Nicastri MC, Fennelly C, Chude CI, Barber-Rotenberg JS, Ronghe A, McAfee Q, McLaughlin NP, Zhang G, Goldman AR, Ojha R, Piao S, Noguera-Ortega E, Martorella A, Alicea GM, Lee JJ, Schuchter LM, Xu X, Herlyn M, Marmorstein R, Gimotty PA, Speicher DW, Winkler JD, Amaravadi RK.: PPT1 Promotes Tumor Growth and Is the Molecular Target of Chloroquine Derivatives in Cancer. Cancer Discov. : 2018.

Maity A, Mick R, Huang AC, George SM, Farwell MD, Lukens JN, Berman AT, Mitchell TC, Bauml J, Schuchter LM, O'Hara M, Lin LL, Demichele A, Christodouleas JP, Haas NB, Patsch DM, Hahn SM, Minn AJ, Wherry EJ, Vonderheide RH.: A phase I trial of pembrolizumab with hypofractionated radiotherapy in patients with metastatic solid tumours. Br J Cancer 119 (10): 1200-1207,2018.

Academic Contact Info

Division of Hematology Oncology
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
10th Floor, South Pavilion
Office #10-131
3400 Civic Center Blvd

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-4859
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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