Richard L Tower, MD

Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Children’s Wisconsin since 2007

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Overview

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Dr. Tower is a board-certified pediatric oncologist, with a special interest in the care of patients with leukemia, lymphoma, relapsed leukemia or lymphadenopathy, as well as managing general pediatric oncology disorders. Through his work with the Children’s Oncology Group, he is attempting to improve outcomes in children with relapsed acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). He is the director of the pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship program, in charge of training the next generation of pediatric oncologists. Dr. Tower feels that families play a vital role in the care of a child with cancer and works with them to provide the best, most informed care possible. 

Certifications

  • Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

Areas of Interest

  • Cancer
  • Leukemia
  • Lymphoma
  • Leukemia relapsed
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Education and Awards

Education

  • 2007, University of Minnesota -Twin Cities, MS
  • 2001, UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health, MD

Residencies

    2004, Indiana University School of Medicine - Pediatrics

Fellowships

    2007, University of Minnesota -Twin Cities - Ped Hem/Onc

Awards

  • Best Doctors in America

Research and publications

Research

  • Relapsed acute lymphoblastic leukemia
  • Effects of chemotherapy
  • Medical education

Publications