The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville



The Department of Medicine

Timothy J. Panella, MD

Associate Professor
Division of Hematology and Oncology

Clinical Focus

Breast Cancer Risk Reduction, Breast Cancer Treatment, Head and Neck Cancer

Education

Medical School
University of Tennessee, Memphis, 1983

Residency
Internal Medicine, University of Massachusetts in Worchester Memorial Hospital, Massachusetts, 1986

Fellowship
Hematology/Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, North Carolina, 1989

Certifications

Internal Medicine
Medical Oncology

Professional Affiliations

American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine - Oncology

Current Publications

Orucevic A, Curzon M, Curzon C, Heidel RE, McLoughlin JM, Panella T, Bell J.
Breast cancer in elderly Caucasian women-An institution-based study of correlation between breast cancer prognostic markers, TNM stage, and overall survival. Cancers. 2015 Jul 31;7(3):1472-83.

Ranganath HA, Panella TJ.
Administration of ipilimumab to a liver transplant recipient with unresectable metastatic melanoma. Journal of Immunotherapy. J Immunother. 2015 Jun;38(5):211.

Orucevic A, Chen J, McLoughlin JM, Heidel RE, Panella T, Bell J.
Is the TNM staging system for breast cancer still relevant in the era of biomarkers and emerging personalized medicine for breast cancer - An institution's 10-year experience. The Breast Journal . 2015 Mar;21(2):147-54.

Current Presentations

Orucevic A, Curzon M, McLoughlin J, Geddam C, Heidel RE, Desai P, Panella T, Bell J. Breast cancer in elderly patients (70 years and older): The University of Tennessee Medical Center at Knoxville 10 year experience. Presented at World Congress on Breast Cancer; 2015 Aug 3-5; Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Snyder D, Curzon M, Heidel RE, Geddam C, Panella T, Desai P, Bell J, Orucevic A. Redefining a traditional paradigm: Young (<40) females with breast carcinoma have improved overall survival when compared to > 70 year old. Presented at The 20th Annual Multidisciplinary Symposium on Breast Disease; 2015 Feb 12-15; Amelia Island, FL.

Rajan NM, Panella T. Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura in users of intravenous oxymorphone. Presented at American College of Physicians, Tennessee Chapter Scientific Meeting; 2013 Oct 18-19; Franklin, TN.

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