Faculty UTCI

Thomas W. Ratliff, MD

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION:

1979 – 1983

Texas A&M University
BS in Biology – 5/83, Magna Cum Laude

 

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION:

1983 - 1987

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
M.D. – 6/87

 

POST GRADUATE TRAINING:

6/87 – 6/88

Internship: Internal Medicine, Completed 6/88
Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center
Lackland AFB, Texas

 

7/87 – 6/90

Residency: Internal Medicine, Completed 6/90
Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center
Lackland AFB, Texas

 

7/90 – 6/93

Fellowship: Hematology / Medical Oncology Wilford
Hall USAF Medical Center Lackland AFB, Texas,
Completed 6/93

 

MILITARY SERVICE:

6/87 – 6/99

Lieutenant Colonel, United States Air Force, Kessler AFB, Mississippi
Internist, Hematology & Oncology - 7 years, Instructor, Internist, Oncology - 5 years
Current Status – Inactive

 

HONORS/ AWARDS:
Air Force Longevity Service Award with 2 devices
Air Force Training Ribbon
National Defense Service Medal
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with 1 device
Meritorious Service Medal
The Dr. A. Brian Robinson Staff Humanitarian of the Year, 1997 – 1998
     Kessler Medical Center
Physicians Recognition Award from AMA, 2000

 

BOARD CERTIFICATION:

1994

American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology (132394)

 

1993

American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology (132394)

 

1990

American Board of Internal Medicine (132394)

 

2000

Re-certified, American Board of Internal Medicine (132394)

 

2003

Re-certified, American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology (132394)

 

2004

Re-certified, American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology (132394)

 

 

SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS:

Member, American Society of Hematology

 

Member, American Society of Clinical Oncology

 

Member, American Medical Association

 

Member, American College of Physicians - American Society of Internal Medicine

 

LICENSURE:

Date Issued

Status

Expiration Date

Tennessee – #MD31689

 

5/19/99

Active

10/31/12

Mississippi – #14362

 

6/5/95

Active

6/30/12

Texas – #H4635

 

12/6/88

Active

5/31/13

Arkansas – #E-3185

2/8/02

Active

10/31/11

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

4/24/99 – 5/24/01

Instructor in ACLS – Military Training Network

 

 

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider

 

1987 – 1993

Instructor, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

 

Current

Assistant Professor, The University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center

 

PRACTICE / PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

7/99 – Present

Boston Baskin Cancer Group, P.L.C./ University of Tennessee Cancer Institute
7945 Wolf River Road, Suite 300, Germantown, TN 38138
7680 Airways, Southaven, MS 38671
2996 Kate Bond Road, Suite 100, Bartlett, TN 38133

 

PRIOR POSITIONS:

1993 – 1999

Chief, Medical Oncology/Hematology

 

Chief from 1997 – 1999

 

Keesler Medical Center
Keesler AFB, Mississippi

 

12/95 – 5/99

Oncologist-Hematologist (part-time)
Coast Oncology/Hematology, PA
Biloxi, Mississippi

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS:
Keesler Medical Center, MS (past)
Cancer Activities Committee, Presiding Officer
Institutional Review Board, Chairman
Residency Education Committee

Saint Francis Hospital, Memphis, TN
Cancer Committee, Chairman
Secretary of Medical Staff 2005-2006

Saint Francis Hospital, Bartlett, TN
President-elect of Medical Staff 2007-2008
Credentials Committee
Bylaws Committee, Chairman
Governing Board

 

HOSPITAL / CLINICAL APPOINTMENTS:

Affiliation

Start Date

Methodist Extended Care Hospital
225 South Claybrook
Memphis, TN 38104

Courtesy

4/99

 

Methodist Healthcare
1265 Union Avenue
Memphis, TN 38104

Courtesy

8/99

 

Saint Francis Hospital
5959 Park Avenue
Memphis, TN 38119-5750

Active

9/99

 

HealthSouth Rehab Hospital
1282 Union Avenue
Memphis, TN 38104

 

Consulting

12/99

Baptist DeSoto Hospital
7601 Southcrest Parkway
Southaven, MS 38671

 

Active

1/00

Delta Medical Center
3000 Getwell Road
Memphis, TN 38118

 

Consulting

2/00

Select Specialty Hospital
5959 Park Avenue, 12th Floor
Memphis, TN 38119

 

Active

4/00

Baptist East (Collierville & Women's)
6019 Walnut Grove Road
Memphis, TN 38120

 

Courtesy

9/00

Baptist Rehabilitation Germantown
2100 Exeter Road
Germantown, TN 38118

 

Courtesy

10/00

UT Bowld Hospital
951 Court Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103

 

Courtesy

12/7/01

Regional Medical Center
877 Jefferson Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103

 

Courtesy/
Consulting

8/01

Baptist Memorial Restorative Care Hospital
6019 Walnut Grove Rd., 1 West
Memphis, TN 38120

 

Active

9/01

Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett

 

Active

4/04

PRESENTATIONS:

    1. “Comparison of Two Methods for Measuring QTc During Atrial Fibrillation”, Society of Air Force Physicians (SAFP Meeting )ACP Sponsored), March 1989, Washington D.C. (Oral Presentation).

 

    1. “Busulfan-induced Seizures in Bone Marrow Transplant Patients”, SAFP Meeting (ACP Sponsored), March 1990. San Antonio TX (Oral Presentation)

 

    1. “Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplantation for Hematologic Malignancies in Patients over Age 45,” 1992 Keystone Symposium of Bone Marrow Transplantation. January 1992, Keystone CO (Poster Presentation).

 

    1. “Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplantation for Hematologic Malignancies in Patients over Age 45,” SAFP Meeting (ACP Sponsored), March 1992, San Antonio TX (Oral Presentation).

 

    1. “Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplantation for Hematologic Malignancies in Patients over Age 45,” San Antonio Oncology Symposium, September 1992, San Antonio TX (Poster Presentation)

 

    1. “Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplantation for Hematologic Malignancies in Patients age 40 and Over,” American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting, December 1992, Anaheim CA (Poster Presentation).

 

    1. “Lymphomas of the Mucosal-Associated Lymphoid Tissue (MALTOMA)”, SAFP Meeting (ACP Sponsored), March 1993, St. Louis, MO.

 

ABSTRACTS:

    1. Paulino, JJ, Jaslowski, AJ, and Ratliff, TW. “A Case of Untreated Nodular Lymphocyte-Predominant Hodgkin’s Disease with Progression to Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma”. SAFP Meeting (ACP Sponsored), March 1996, San Antonio TX.

 

    1. Prieto, R, Ratliff, TW, Jaslowski, AJ and Reilly, PA. “A Case of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia L3 with t(8;14)der(13)t(1;13) Developing Thirteen Years after Chemotherapy for Hodgkin’s Disease”. SAFP Meeting (ACP Sponsored), March 1996, San Antonio TX.

 

    1. Jaslowski, AJ, Ratliff, TW, Thomas, AW, Thomason, RW, Heston, L, and Miller, G. “Treatment of an HIV Negative Patient with Primary Effusion Lymphoma”. Blood Vol 88, No.10, Suppl:192b, part 2, 1996.

 

    1. Pucharich, FJ, Jaslowski, AJ, Ratliff, TW, Thomas, AW, Thomason, RW. “A Case Report of Symptomatic Extramedullary Hematopoiesis Occurring in the Pleural Space”. SAFP Meeting (ACP Sponsored), March 1997, Dayton OH

 

    1. Crommett, JW, Jaslowski, AJ, Ratliff, TW. “Acquired Factor X Deficiency Due to Primary Systemic Amyloidosis Presenting as Gross Hematuria”. SAFP Meeting (ACP Sponsored), March 1997, Dayton OH

 

    1. Fico, DB, Ratliff, TW, Jaslowski, AJ, Thomas, AW. “The Use of Splenectomy in Low Grade Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma”. SAFP Meeting (ACP Sponsored), March 1997, Dayton OH

 

    1. Paulino, JJ, Jaslowski, AJ, Ratliff, TW, Thomas, AW, Thomason, RW. “Treatment of an HIV Negative Patient with Primary Effusion Lymphoma”. SAFP Meeting (ACP Sponsored), March 1997, Dayton OH

 

    1. Koselak, DE, Ratliff, TW, Jaslowski, AJ, Thomas, AW. “A Case of Metastatic Neuroendocrine Carcinoma Presenting as Cyclical Abdominal Pain”. SAFP Meeting (ACP Sponsored), March 1997, Dayton OH

 

    1. Paulino, JJ, Jaslowski, AJ, Ratliff, TW, Thomas, AW, Thomason, RW. “Treatment of an HIV Negative Patient with Primary Effusion Lymphoma”. ACP Meeting, March 1997, Philadelphia, PA (Poster Presentation).

 

    1. Amato, J, Ratliff, T, Thomas, A, LoCicero, R,. “Neutropenic Fever in Cancer Patients at Keesler Medical Center”. SAFP Meeting (ACP Sponsored), March 1998, San Antonio, TX.

 

    1. Fico, D, Ratliff, T, Thomas, A, LoCicero, R, Jaslowski, A. “Infectious and Thrombotic Morbidity Associated with Long-Term Use of Venous Access Devices in Cancer Patients”. SAFP Meeting (ACP Sponsored), March 1998, San Antonio, TX.

 

    1. Huiet, F, Ratliff, T, Thomas, A, LoCicero, R, Johnson, M. “Hydroxyurea-Induced Leg Ulceration in Two Patients with Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia”. SAFP Meeting (ACP Sponsored), March 1999, Berkeley, CA.

 

    1. Heller, B, Ratliff, T, Thomas, A, LoCicero, R. “Adenocarcinoma in the Bone Marrow in Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance”. SAFP Meeting (ACP Sponsored), March 1999, Berkeley, CA.

 

    1. Campbell, M, Thomas, A, Ratliff, T, LoCicero, R. “ False-positive HCG Levels in a Patient with Seminoma”. SAFP Meeting (ACP Sponsored), March 1999, Berkeley, CA.

 

    1. King, J, Ratliff, T, LoCicero, R, Thomas, A. “Frequency and Significance of Bone Marrow Cytogenic Abnormalities in the Evaluation of Peripheral Blood Cytopenias”. SAFP Meeting (ACP Sponsored), March 1999, Berkeley, CA.

 

    1. Geoghagan, J, Ratliff, T, Thomas, A, LoCicero, R. “Extranodal Diffuse Large Cell T-Cell Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Recurring as Foot Ulceration”. SAFP Meeting (ACP Sponsored), March 1999, Berkeley, CA.