Nelson Chao, MD

Nelson Chao, MD

Oncology Durham, NC

Professor, Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine


Office Address

  • 2400 pratt st, suite 9100, box 3961
    Durham, NC 27710
    Phone: (919) 668-1010

Nelson Chao, MD

Oncology Durham, NC

Professor, Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Oncology: General Oncology
  • Clinical Interests: Hematologic Neoplasms; Stem Cell Transplantation

Education & Training

  • Duke UniversityDuke University
  • Stanford University/UCSF
  • Stanford University/UCSF
  • Menlo Medical Clinic, Menlo Park, CA
  • St Mary's Medical Center-SF
  • Yale University School of MedicineYale University School of Medicine
  • Harvard UniversityHarvard University

Certifications & Licensure

  • NC State Medical LicenseNC State Medical License1996 - 2015
  • American Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal MedicineMedical Oncology

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • America's Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006
    • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationEpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2013
    • America's Top Doctors for CancerCastle Connolly, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

    Clinical Trials

    Publications & Presentations

    PubMed

    Journal Articles

    • Prevention of graft-vs-host disease by a novel immunosuppressant, PG490-88, through inhibition of alloreactive T-cell expansion.  Chen BJ, Liu C, Cui X, Fidler JM, Chao NJ, Transplantation, 70:1442-1447
    • Equivalence of two effective GVHD prophylaxis regimens: results of a prospective blinded randomized trial.  Chao NJ, Snyder DS, Jain M, Wong RM, Niland JC, Negrin RS, Long GD, Hu WW, Stockerl-Goldstein KE, Johnston LJ, Amylon MD, Tierney DK, O’Donnell MR, Nademanee AP, Parke..., Biol Blood Marrow Transplant, 6:254-261
    • Bone marrow transplantation from histocompatible sibling donors for patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.  Blume KG, Schmidt GM, Chao NJ, Krance RA, Amylon MD and Forman SJ, Bone Marrow Transplantation 4(Suppl.2):18

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Chapter: Bone marrow transplantation acute lymphoblastic leukemia Page 279 - 283
      Blume KG, Schmidt GM, Chao NJ, Amylon MD, Konrad PN and Forman SJ
      Editors: R.P. Gale and D. Hoelzer.Wiley-Liss, New York
    • Clinical Transplants. Chapter: Bone Marrow Transplantation: the Stanford experience 
      Chao NJ, Long GD, Negrin RS, Horning SJ and Blume KG
      Editors: Terasaki, P.UCLA Tissue Typing Laboratory, Los Angeles, CA
    • High Dose Cancer Therapy: Pharmacology, Hematopoietins and Stem Cells. Chapter: Reconstitution of hematopoiesis following allogeneic bone marrow transplantation 
      Chao NJ, and Blume KG
      Editors: Armitage, J.O., Antman, K.H.Williams and Wilkens, Baltimore, MD

    Other

    Grant Support

    • Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation And Hematologice MalignanciesNational Cancer Institute
      2010 - 2012
    • Skin Stem Cells In Combined Radiation InjuryNational Institute Of Allergy And Infectious Diseases
      2010 - 2011
    • Centers For Medical Countermeasures Against RadiationNational Institute Of Allergy And Infectious Diseases
      2010 - 2011
    • Administrative CoreNational Cancer Institute
      2010 - 2011
    • Clinical Trials Of Haploidentical Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation And VACNational Cancer Institute
      2010 - 2011
    • Administrative CoreNational Institute Of Allergy And Infectious Diseases
      2010 - 2011
    • Skin Stem Cells In Combined Radiation InjuryNational Institute Of Allergy And Infectious Diseases
      2008 - 2009
    • Ctrs For Medical Countermeasures Against RadiationNational Institute Of Allergy And Infectious Diseases
      2005 - 2009
    • Bone Marrow TransplantNational Cancer Institute
      2005 - 2009
    • Human Growth Hormone For Radiation ExposureNational Institute Of Allergy And Infectious Diseases
      2005 - 2009
    • Non-Myeloablative Cord Blood TransplantationNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute
      2003 - 2007
    • Novel Approaches To Stem Cell TransplantationNational Cancer Institute
      2003 - 2011
    • Preclinical Studies Of Unrelated Cord Blood TransplantationNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute
      2002 - 2002
    • Cord Blood TransplantationNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute
      2002 - 2005
    • Post Transplant Dendritic Cell ImmunotherapyNational Cancer Institute
      2000 - 2002
    • Cord Blood Transplantation In Adult RecipientsNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute
      1999 - 2001
    • Allogenic Bone Marrow TransplantationNational Cancer Institute
      1999 - 2001
    • Bone Marrow Transplantation For Breast CancerNational Cancer Institute
      1999 - 2001
    • Allografting For LeukemiaNational Cancer Institute
      1997 - 2001

    Professional Memberships

    Hospital Affiliations

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • CIGNA PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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