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Peter Silberstein, MD

Peter Silberstein, MD

Hematology Omaha, NE

Professor, Medicine, Creighton University School of Medicine

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  • 601 N 30th St
    Omaha, NE 68131
    Phone: (402) 280-4364

Dr. Silberstein's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Hematology: Hematologic Oncology

Dr. Silberstein's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Champion/LeadNebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System
    Omaha, NE
    Hematologist/Oncologist (2002-present); Liaison to American College Surgeons (2008-present); Chief (2009-present); Chairperson-Nationwide group writing guidelines for glioblastoma and malignant melanoma and other “orphan diseases” (2010-present)
  • Courtesy StaffBergan Mercy Medical Center
    Omaha, NE
  • ProfessorCreighton University
    Omaha, NE
    Active Staff (2002 – Present); Chief (2002 – Present)
  • Active StaffOmaha VA Medical Center
    Omaha, NE
  • Adjunct Assistant ProfessorUniversity of Nebraska Medical Center
    Omaha, NE
  • Past PresidentAssociation of VA Hematology/Oncology
    Lynnwood, WA

Dr. Silberstein's Education & Medical Training

  • University of MN Affiliated HospitalsUniversity of MN Affiliated HospitalsFellowship, Hematology
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and ClinicsUniversity of Iowa Hospitals and ClinicsResidency, Internal Medicine
  • SUNY Buffalo Sch of Med & BiomedicalSUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical SciencesMedical School
  • Amherst CollegeAmherst CollegeOther Training, BA, Biophysics, Summa cum Laude

Dr. Silberstein's Certifications & Licensure

  • NE State Medical LicenseNE State Medical License2002 - 2014
  • IA State Medical LicenseIA State Medical License1980 - 2014
  • American Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine, 1982
  • American Board of Internal MedicineHematology, 1984
  • American Board of Internal MedicineMedical Oncology, 1985

Dr. Silberstein's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Best Doctor in America2005, 2007-2010, 2011
  • 2010 VISN 23 Director’s Network Star Award2010
  • Alpha Omega AlphaNational Honor Medical Society, 1979
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Dr. Silberstein's Clinical Trials

Dr. Silberstein's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Role of Chemotherapy in The Very Elderly Patients With Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer: A Veteran’s Affairs Cancer Registry Analysis.  I. Aldoss, T. Tashi, W. Gonsalves, R. Kalaiah, P. Silberstein, A. Ganti, X. Fang, S. Subbiah, J Geriatric Oncol
  • Chemotherapy-induced Anemia.  Aldoss, I, Wilson, S, P. Silberstein, Asia-Pacific Oncology & Hematology
  • Primary Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lung with Bony Metastasis in a 13-year old boy:case Report and Review of literature.  Abuzetun JY, Hazin R, Suker M, P. Silberstein, A Journal of The Pediatric Hematology Oncology
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Books/Book Chapters

  • xPharm. Chapter: Erythropoiesis 
    Peter T. Silberstein, M.D
    Editors: S.J. Enna and David B. Bylund.Elsevier, Inc, New York
  • xPharm. Chapter: Oprelvekin 
    Pai Chandrashekhar, M.D., Ibrahim Aldoss, M.D., Peter T. Silberstein
    Editors: S.J. Enna and David B. Bylund.Elsevier, Inc, New York
  • xPharm. Chapter: Fondaparinux 
    Sindhu Singh, M.D., Peter T. Silberstein, M.D
    Editors: S.J. Enna and David B. Bylund.Elsevier, Inc, New York
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Abstracts/Posters

  • High Dose Steroids Decrease Granulocyte Membrane Fluidity, Disrupting Agonist Receptor Function: Studies With Spin Resonance.
    Silberstein P.T, Lamche HR, Knabe AC, Thomas D, Jacob HS and Hammerschmidt DE, Blood, American Society of Hematology
  • nchronicity: Evaluating Darbepoetin Alfa Administered at 300 mcg Every Three Weeks to Treat Chemotherapy-Induced Anemia in Breast Cancer Patients.
    Silberstein P.T, Boccia R, Liu D, Tchekmedvian S, Holladay C, Tomita D, Rossi G, Otterson GA, San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
  • Successful Use of Rituximab and Plasma Exchange in the Treatment of Refractory Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura.
    Reddy, R, Silberstein, P.T, AABB
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Lectures

  • Targeted Therapy for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer. Multiple locations
  • Chemotherapy in Early-Stage Breast Cancer. Granger, IN
  • Personalized Medicine for Treatment of Lung Cancer. Cook County Hospital – Grand Rounds, Chicago, IL
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • 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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