Nathan Pennell, MD

Nathan Pennell, MD, PhD

Oncology Cleveland, OH

Associate Professor of Medicine, Director of the Lung Cancer Medical Oncology Program at CCF

Office Address

  • 9500 Euclid Ave
    Cleveland, OH 44195
    Phone: (216) 445-9282
    Fax: (216) 636-2498

Nathan Pennell, MD, PhD

Oncology Cleveland, OH

Associate Professor of Medicine, Director of the Lung Cancer Medical Oncology Program at CCF

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Oncology: General Oncology, Thoracic Cancer
  • Clinical Interests: Lung cancer; Thymus Neoplasms; Mesothelioma

Education & Training

  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Brigham and Women's HospitalBrigham and Women's Hospital
  • University of Florida College of MedicineUniversity of Florida College of Medicine

Certifications & Licensure

  • OH State Medical LicenseOH State Medical License2008 - 2016
  • American Board of Internal MedicineMedical Oncology
  • American Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Associate Editor, ASCO Educational BookASCO
    • Consultant EditorJournal of Oncology Practice
    • Best Doctors in America2013-present

    Clinical Trials

    Publications & Presentations


    Journal Articles

    • ALK Status Testing in Non-small Cell Lung Carcinoma by FISH on ThinPrep Slides with Cytology Material  Minca EC, Lanigan C, Reynolds JP, Wang Z, Ma PC, Cicenia J, Almeida FA, Pennell NA, Tubbs RR, J Thor Onc, 1/1/2014
    • High MET Receptor Expression but not Gene Amplification in ALK 2p23 Rearrangement Positive Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer  Feng Y, Minca EC, Lanigan C, Liu A, Zhang W, Yin L, Pennell NA, Farver C, Tubbs R, Ma PC, J Thor Onc, 1/1/2014
    • (The Cancer Genome Atlas Network) Comprehensive Molecular Profiling of Lung Adenocarcinoma  Meyerson M, Collisson E, et al., Nature, 1/1/2014

    Books/Book Chapters

    • IASLC Multidisciplinary Approach to Thoracic Oncology Chapter: The Role of Palliative Care in Lung Cancer 
      Davis, M and Pennell, NA.
      Editors: .LWW, NY


    • EGFR Mutational Analysis by Allele Specific PCR on Fine Needle Aspiration and Biopsy Derived Samples of Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma Minca EC, Brainard J, MacNamara S, Farver C, Ma PC, Arrossi V, Pennell N, Tubbs RR, USCAP Annual Meeting, 1/1/2014
    • Circulating Tumor Cells Enrichment and Characterization in ALK-translocation Positive Lung Cancer PC Ma, L Yin, P Joshi, Y Feng, B Jacobs, W Zhang, M Shapiro, M McNamara, N Hashemi Sadraei, N Pennell, E B, M Zborowski, Proc Amer Soc Clin Onc, 1/1/2014
    • Treatment (Trmt) Outcome in Lung Transplant (LTx) Recipients Who Develop Lung Cancer (LC): A Cleveland Clinic (CC) Experience L Du, NA Pennell, P Elson, N Hashemi, Proc Amer Soc Clin Onc, 1/1/2014


    • Circulating Tumor Cells Detection and Molecular Characterization of ALK(2p23)-Fusion Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Sydney - 1/1/2013
    • Management of Stage III Non-small Cell Lung Cancer Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA - 1/1/2008
    • Palliative Treatment for Advanced NSCLC The Gathering Place, Beachwood, OH - 1/1./2013


    • Treatment of a Patient with Metastatic Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer and Adenocarcinoma Histology Pennell, N.A. and Perez-Soler, R., Oncology Consultations
    • Study Guide for "Voices from the Lived World of Illness", an Interactive DVD about Terminal Cancer Patients Created by the Institute of Medical Humanism Schapira, L., Pennell, N.A., Bandman, B.M., Bandman, C.
      Burlington, VT - 1/1/2006

    Professional Memberships

    Hospital Affiliations

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Anthem Blue Access PPO
    • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS California PPO
    • BCBS Illinois PPO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • First Health PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • Health Alliance PPO
    • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
    • Multiplan PPO
    • UniCare PPO
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
    • Wellmark Alliance Select


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