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Richard Dunne, M.D.

Cancer

Clinical Interests

Gastrointestinal, Foregut, Stomach, Liver Cancer; Medical Oncology

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-8762

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Biography

When a patient is diagnosed with cancer, he or she is faced with a lot of questions and uncertainty of what the future holds. My philosophy is to provide as much information as possible so that patients can make the best decisions for themselves and their families and so that together we can face any fears or worries head on.

I chose this field because my hope is to make the lives of cancer patients better – whether it is through direct patient care or my research, which focuses on pancreatobiliary cancers, as well as weight loss and muscle wasting related to cancer.

In addition to being passionate about cancer care, I have many interests outside of work that I enjoy sharing with my patients such as sports, travel and music.

Conditions I Treat

- Esophageal cancer
- Gastric cancer
- Liver cancer
- Pancreatic cancer
- Colorectal cancer
- Anal cancer

Credentials

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

2005
BS | University of Notre Dame
History

2009
MD | SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
Medicine

2015
| University of Rochester Medical Center
Hematology/Oncology

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2013 - 06/30/2015
Fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at University of Rochester Medical Center

06/25/2010 - 06/24/2012
Residency in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

06/25/2009 - 06/24/2010
Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

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Awards

2017 - 2018
Department of Medicine Research Pilot Project Grant Award

2015 - 2018
Wilmot Foundation Fellowship Award

Publications

Journal Articles

9/5/2018
Dunne RF, Roussel B, Culakova E, Pandya C, Fleming FJ, Hensley B, Magnuson AM, Loh KP, Gilles M, Ramsdale E, Maggiore RJ, Jatoi A, Mustian KM, Dale W, Mohile SG. "Characterizing cancer cachexia in the geriatric oncology population." Journal of geriatric oncology.. 2018 Sep 5; Epub 2018 Sep 05.

8/2018
Fabrizio DA, George TJ, Dunne RF, Frampton G, Sun J, Gowen K, Kennedy M, Greenbowe J, Schrock AB, Hezel AF, Ross JS, Stephens PJ, Ali SM, Miller VA, Fakih M, Klempner SJ. "Beyond microsatellite testing: assessment of tumor mutational burden identifies subsets of colorectal cancer who may respond to immune checkpoint inhibition." Journal of gastrointestinal oncology.. 2018 Aug 0; 9(4):610-617.

7/2/2018
Yurgelun MB, Chittenden AB, Morales-Oyarvide V, Rubinson DA, Dunne RF, Kozak MM, Qian ZR, Welch MW, Brais LK, Da Silva A, Bui JL, Yuan C, Li T, Li W, Masuda A, Gu M, Bullock AJ, Chang DT, Clancy TE, Linehan DC, Findeis-Hosey JJ, Doyle LA, Thorner AR, Ducar MD, Wollison BM, Khalaf N, Perez K, Syngal S, Aguirre AJ, Hahn WC, Meyerson ML, Fuchs CS, Ogino S, Hornick JL, Hezel AF, Koong AC, Nowak JA, Wolpin BM. "Germline cancer susceptibility gene variants, somatic second hits, and survival outcomes in patients with resected pancreatic cancer." Genetics in medicine : official journal of the American College of Medical Genetics.. 2018 Jul 2; Epub 2018 Jul 02.

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