Stefano Tarantolo, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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Expertise: Myeloma & Lymphoma

  • Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma
  • Hodgkins Lymphoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Waldenstroms Macroglobulinemia
  • Amyloidosis

Previous Director of the Myeloma Program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, NCCN guidelines member for Myeloma

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION & TRAINING:

Hematology & Oncology Fellowship: University of Medicine & Dentistry New Jersey - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Residencies: Internal Medicine, Jersey Shore Medical Center

  •     Chief Medical Resident

Medical School: M.D., St. George's University School of Medicine

Education: B.S., Cook College/Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

  • American Board of Internal Medicine: Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine: Medical Oncology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine: Hematology

CURRENT POSITIONS:

  • Director of Stem Cell Transplant Program Methodist Hospital, Omaha
  • President-Elect Nebraska Oncology Association

PREVIOUS POSITIONS & APPOINTMENTS:

  • Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • Myeloma Program Director, University of Nebraska Medical Center

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES, MEMBERSHIPS & ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

  • 2009/2010 Best Doctors in America in Medical Oncology and Hematology
  • NCCN guidelines Panel for Myeloma & Melanoma
  • American Medical Society
  • Nebraska Medical Association
  • The American Society of Hematology
  • The American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • The American Society of Blood & Marrow Transplantation
  • The American College of Physicians
  • The International Society for Experimental Hematology
  • International Immunocompromised Host Society

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Clinical: Multiple Myeloma

  • Allogeneic and Autologous Transplantation
  • Adoptive Immunotherapy
  • Novel Therapies

Laboratory: Multiple Myeloma

  • Protein expression with proteomics
  • Correlation of bacterial infections and clinical syndromes
  • To date two unique bacteria have been characterized in my laboratory (Helicobacter spp. and a Bartonella-like organism).