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Peter Pickens - Physician of the Abington Hematology Oncology Associates

Peter Pickens, MD


College: Brown University, Providence, RI, Bachelor of Science, Biology
Medical School: Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY, NY, Doctor of Medicine
Internship/Residency: Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
Fellowship: Leukemia and Developmental Therapeutics, Northwestern Univ., Hematology/Medical Oncology, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
Current Appointments: Abington Memorial Hospital, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Abington, PA, Holy Redeemer Hospital, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Meadowbrook, PA
Accomplishments: Principal investigator for multiple clinical trials that include breast cancer, colon cancer, lymphoma, lung cancer, Hodgkin’s, malignant melanoma, acute leukemia. Received 2 Regional Teaching awards from Temple University School of Medicine. 2005 and 2010– Blockley- Osler Award for Outstanding Teaching at Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA. Selected as one of Philadelphia Magazine’s ‘Top Doctors’ in 2010, 2011 and 2012. Nominee for outstanding medical resident in the city of Chicago award given by the Illinois Society of Internal Medicine when a senior resident at Northwestern University, i.e. the Norris L. Brookens award.
Areas of Interest/Expertise: Classical hematology, diagnostic hematology, thrombosis and hemostasis, leukemia and lymphoma, multiple myeloma, malignant melanoma
Personal Interests: Windmill engineering hobbyist, Gold metal achiever for the Montgomery County Senior Games (track and field games) – in the 100,200 and 400 meters events