New faculty spotlight: Benjamin Teply, M.D.

August 21, 2017

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Benjamin Teply, M.D.

Benjamin Teply, M.D., is a new faculty member at UNMC.

  • Name: Benjamin Teply, M.D.
  • Hometown: Omaha
  • Title and department at UNMC: Assistant professor, UNMC Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology

Clinical/research interests:

  • Genitourinary (GU) malignancies, including:
    • high-risk, recurrent, and/or metastatic prostate cancers
    • muscle-invasive bladder cancers
    • advanced kidney cancers
    • germ cell cancers
  • Novel hormonal and non-hormonal approaches in prostate cancer
  • Optimal utilization of approved therapies
  • Clinical trials in GU oncology

How I fell in love with oncology:
I find the care of patients with cancer to be extremely rewarding. In addition, the field of oncology provides tremendous opportunities to improve the care for patients through clinical research.

Degrees:

  • M.D., UNMC
  • Residency, internal medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Fellowship, medical oncology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md.

Memberships:

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Association of Cancer Research

Three things people may not know about me:

  • I enjoy attending the College World Series and have an extensive collection of CWS souvenir cups.
  • I enjoy running in Memorial and Elmwood parks.
  • But mostly right now, I am kept busy by my 2-year-old son.

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