M. Anne Kessinger, M.D.

M. Anne Kessinger, M.D.M. Anne Kessinger, M.D.
Professor, Internal Medicine
Division of Oncology & Hematology

Academic office mailing address:
UNMC Oncology/Hematology Division
986840 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 681980-6840

Main Academic Ph. 402-559-8500
New Patient Referral Ph. 402-559-5600
Fax 402-559-6520

Practice locations:
Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center
505 South 45th Street
Omaha, NE 68105 (map)

Nebraska Medicine Village Pointe
111 North 175th Street
Omaha, NE 68105
Ph. 402-596-3100 (map)

Education:
1959-1963 West Virginia University
1963 West Virginia University, Graduate College
1963-1967 West Virginia University, School of Medicine
1967-1968 University of Nebraska Hospital, Straight Medicine Internship
1968-1970 University of Nebraska Hospital, Internal Medicine
1970-1972 University of Nebraska Medical Center, Fellowship in Clinical Oncology

Hospital Appointments:
Nebraska Medicine

Interests:
Lung cancer, Melanoma and Sarcoma

Biographical Sketch:

Dr Kessinger is Professor of Medicine and has been on faculty at UNMC since 1972. She served as Chief in the Division of Oncology/Hematology from 1991 to 1999. Dr. Kessinger received her residency and fellowship training in Oncology at UNMC. Dr. Kessinger takes care of patients with solid tumors, specifically lung and skin cancers. Dr. Kessinger is also a member the Human Embryonic Stem Cell Scientific Review Committee at UNMC and is an active member / consultant of the National Comprehensive Cancer Center Network. Dr. Kessinger has published over 200 peer-reviewed articles in various medical journals. Dr. Kessinger reviews for various medical, hematology and oncology journals. Dr. Kessinger is an outstanding researcher and is credited along with her colleagues at UNMC, for her pioneering contributions in the use of peripheral stem cells in transplantation.

Select Publications:

Reade CA, Ganti AK, Kessinger A. Clinicopathologic characteristics of primary pleural epithelial hemangioendothemlioma. Oncol Rev 4:219-222, 2010.

Ganti AK, Siedlik E, Marr AS, Loberiza FR, Kessinger A. Predictive ability of Charlson Comorbidity Index on outcomes from lung cancer. AM J Clin Oncol. 2011; 34:593-596.

Wang J, Wang FW, Kessinger A. The natural history and outcomes of patients with carcinosarcoma involving kidney and renal pelvis. Adv. Urol. ISSN: 1687-6377; Vol. 2011, pp 693964; PMID 21785585.

Ganti AK, Shostrom V, Marr A, Islam KM, Lackner RP, Trujillo K, Kessinger A. Surgery in octogenarians with early stage non-small cell lung cancer: a SEER database analysis. J Thorac Oncol. 2013; (Suppl 2): S392.

Ganti AK, Gonsalves W, Loberiza FR Jr, Aldoss I, Batra R, Silberstein PT, Subbiah SP, Kessinger A.  Effect of surgical intervention on survival of patients with clinical N2 non-small cell lung cancer: A Veterans’ Affairs Central Cancer Registry (VACCR) Database Analysis. AM J Clin Oncol. 2014 Jan. 3.0. [Epub ahead of print]

Additional Publications at PubMed.Gov: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed