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David W. Dougherty, M.D.

Cancer

Clinical Interests

Lung Cancer Medical Oncology

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Administrative: (585) 276-7303

Appointment: (585) 275-5823

Fax: (585) 273-1042

Office: (585) 275-5823

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Biography

David W. Dougherty, MD is a Senior Instructor of Medicine and Oncology and Chief Quality & Safety Officer for the Wilmot Cancer Center. Dr. Dougherty received his Bachelor of Science, with honors, from Pennsylvania State University in University Park. He then went on to earn his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. From 2005 to 2009, Dr. Dougherty completed his residency in internal medicine and also served as chief resident and instructor at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey. He completed a fellowship in medical oncology at the University of Rochester Medical Center in 2011. Dr. Dougherty is the recipient of several prestigious awards, including the W.G. Stuber Fellowship; the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award; the Drs. Donald R. and Henry Pohl Prize for Professionalism and the Arnold R. Weitz Memorial Prize in Hematology. He has authored numerous publications and has participated in a wide variety of research studies related to urologic oncology, bone marrow transplantation, and Hodgkin lymphoma. Dr. Dougherty is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and is licensed to practice medicine in the states of New York and Pennsylvania. He is a member of professional organizations including Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American College of Physicians and American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Dougherty's clinical focus is in treating patients with lung cancer and he has received additional training in this specialty at the Massachusetts General Hospital. In addition to his clinical efforts and seeing patients, Dr. Dougherty oversees and develops many of the Cancer Center's initiatives to improve quality of care and safety for our patients.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

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

Education

2011-0
MBA | Simon Graduate School of Business, University of Rochester
Executive MBA Program

2001
BS | Pennsylvania State University
Health Sciences

2005
MD | Jefferson Medical College
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2005 - 06/30/2006
Internship in Internal Medicine at Pennsylvania State University-Hershey Medical Center

07/01/2006 - 06/30/2009
Residency in Internal Medicine at Pennsylvania State University-Hershey Medical Center

07/01/2009 - 06/30/2011
Fellowship in Internal Medicine: Oncology at University of Rochester Medical Center

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Awards

2013
Greater Rochester Quality Council
Sponsor: Wilmot Cancer Center Kaizen Team
Location: University of Rochester

2013
Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society
Sponsor: Simon School of Business
Location: University of Rochester

2013
Meliora Award
Sponsor: Wilmot Cancer Center Kaizen Team (Team Leader)
Location: University of Rochester

2012 - 2014
Internal Medicine Graduation Faculty Invitee
Location: University of Rochester Medial Center

2012
Patient & Family-Centered ICARE Award
Location: University of Rochester Medical Center

2011 - 2012
Dean's List
Sponsor: Simon School of Business
Location: University of Rochester

2011 - 2012
Executive Development Program
Sponsor: Simon Graduate School of Business
Location: University of Rochester

2011
Dept. of Medicine Fellows Teaching Award Finalist
Location: URMC

2010 - 2011
W.G. Stuber Fellowship
Location: URMC

2009
Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award
Location: Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

2009
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
Location: Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center

2008
Cardiology Senior Resident Award for Outstanding Achievement
Location: Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

2008
Outstanding Senior Resident Role Model
Location: Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

2006
Senior Resident of the Month
Location: Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

2006
Hematology/Oncology R1 Award for Oustanding Achievement
Location: Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

2005
The Arnold R. Weitz Memorial Prize in Hematology
Location: Jefferson Medical College

2005
The Drs. Donald R. And Henry Pohl Prize for Professionalism
Location: Jefferson Medical College

2001
Phi Beta Kappa
Location: Penn State University

1999
Golden Key National Honor Society
Location: Penn State University

1997 - 2001
Academic Excellence Scholarship, Schreyer Honors College
Location: Penn State University


Strong Star Award (multiple)
Location: URMC

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Publications

Journal Articles

2012
June RR, Dougherty DW, Reese CT, Harpster LE, Hoffman SL, Drabick JJ. "Significant activity of single agent vinorelbine against small-cell cancer of the bladder as second line chemotherapy: a case series and review of the literature." Urologic oncology.. 2012 30(2):192-5. Epub 2010 Apr 03.

7/2010
Dougherty DW, Friedberg JW. "Gemcitabine and other new cytotoxic drugs: will any find their way into primary therapy?" Current hematologic malignancy reports.. 2010 Jul 0; 5(3):148-56.

8/2009
Talamo G, Claxton DF, Dougherty DW, Ehmann CW, Sivik J, Drabick JJ, Rybka W. "BU and CY as conditioning regimen for autologous transplant in patients with multiple myeloma." Bone marrow transplantation.. 2009 Aug 0; 44(3):157-61. Epub 2009 Feb 09.

Books & Chapters

2011
Chapter Title: Small Cell Lung Cancer. (http//:www.clinicaloptions.com/inPractice/Oncology/Lung_Cancer/ch20_Lung-SCLC.aspx)
Book Title: Clinical Care Options: CCO Oncology in Practice
Author List: Pandya KJ, Dougherty DW.
Published By: Clinicaloptions.com2011

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