University of Memphis Memphis, Tennessee, BS, Completed 6/1963
1963 – 1966
University of Tennessee College of Medicine M.D., Completed in 12/1966
1/1967 – 6/1967
Elective Research Fellowship, Lab of Dr. Gene Stollerman University of Tennessee College of Medicine
7/1967 – 6/1968
Internship: Straight Medicine - University of Tennessee College of Medicine. City of Memphis Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee.
7/1968 – 6/1970
Residency: Medicine - City of Memphis Hospital University of Tennessee College of Medicine
7/1972 – 12/1973
Fellowship: Hematology/Oncology, Completed 12/1973 University of Tennessee College of Medicine
1972 American Board of Internal Medicine
1974 American Board of Hematology
1975 American Board of Medical Oncology
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
Fellow, American College of Physicians
American Society of Clinical Oncologists
American Society of Hematology
Memphis & Shelby County Medical Society
Member Memphis Medical Journal Club (membership by invitation)
AOA Graduate UTCOM
Alumni of the Year, University of Tennessee, College of Medicine, 2003
Living Award, Methodist Hospitals of Memphis, 1998
Alumni of the Year, School of Arts and Science, University of Memphis, 2007
Castle Connolly Best Doctor in America
PRACTICE / PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
1/1/1974 – Current
Practicing Clinical Hematologist/ Medical Oncologist
1982 – 4/01/2001
Cancer Specialty Clinic, PLLC (Director / Founder) Memphis, TN 38104
4/1/2001 – Present
Boston Baskin Cancer Group, P.L.C. 1331 Union Ave., Suite 800, Memphis, TN 38104
1/1/1974 – 12/31-2002
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN
1/1/2003 – Present
Associate Professor of Medicine University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN
1966 – 1967
President of Local Chapter AOA
1968 – 1969
President of House Staff/ UT Post Graduate Residency Program
1970 – 1972
Rank Asst. Surgeon, US Public Health Service, U.S. Center for Disease Control, Respiratory Virology Lab, Atlanta, GA
Vice President, Board of Directors, Memphis & Shelby County Medical Society
1994 – 2007
Board of Directors, MetroCare Physicians
1996 – 2003
Chairman of Board, MetroCare Physicians
1992 – 2008
Board Member, Health Choice
2002 – present
Executive Committee, UT Cancer Institute
2002 – 2008
Executive Committee, University of Tennessee AOA Chapter
2000 – 2003
Board of Visitors, University of Memphis, TN
1997 – 2000
Board od Trustees, University of Memphis Foundation
1974 – 1986
Director of Methodist Hospital Internal Medicine Training Program, Memphis, TN
1978 – 1998
Chief Attending, Methodist University Hospital Medical Oncology Teaching Service
2002 – 2005
Director, Hematology/ Oncology Fellowship Program, University of TN
2003 – 2008
Dir., Hematology Module/ Pathophysiology Course for 2nd year Medical Students
2006 – 2008
NCCN Panel, Senior Adult Oncology
1964 – 1966
Student research project, lymphocyte cultures in immune stimulate mice, Dr. Audrey Roberts, PhD, University of Tennessee
Glomerulonephritis associated streptococcal infections (lab of Dr. Gene Stollerman)
1970 – 1972
Immune response to intranasal influenza vaccine (Respiratory Virology Section, CDC)
3.5 Reasons Health Care Costs Too Much, Medical Grand Rounds, University of TN and Memphis Rotary Club
Cancer Screening, The Benefits and Risk, Memphis Medical Journal Club
Lymphoma Following Kidney Transplantation, Medical Grand Rounds, University of Tennessee
NK Cell Leukemia with Red Cell Hemolysis, Medical Grand Grounds, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
A Brief History of B Lymphocytes, Memphis Medical Journal Club
A History of Chronic Myelocytic Leukemia, Memphis Medical Journal Club
Breast Cancer: A 40 Year Perspective. Surgical Grand Rounds, University of TN, Chattanooga.
HOSPITAL / CLINICAL APPOINTMENTS:
Methodist Healthcare 1265 Union Avenue, Memphis, TN 38104
Saint Francis Hospital 5959 Park Avenue, Memphis, TN 38119-5750
Regional Medical Center 877 Jefferson Avenue, Memphis, TN 38103
St. Francis-Bartlett 2996 Kate Bond Road, Bartlett, TN 38133
Johnson JC; Baskin RC; Bonehey, EE; & Stollerman, GN; Virulence of Skin Strains of Nephritogenic Group Streptococci, New M Protein Serocytes, Journal of Immunology, 101. 187, 1968.
Baskin RC:Adjuvant Chemotherapy in the Treatment of Neoplastic Disease. Methodist Hospital Journal of Medicine, Vol. II, #1. Page IV, Sept., 1975.
Rosenberg RN, Aung MH, Tndall RS, Molenich S, Baskin R, Capra JD, Toben HR: Idiopathic Polyneuropathy Associated with Cytotoxic Anti-Neuroblastoma Serum. IgG and IgM Immunoglobulin Studies. Neurology, December 1975; 25(12):1101-10.
Baskin RC:Therapy of Malignant Tumors of the Gastrointestinal Tract, Professional Education Newsletter, Vol. 6, #6, Nov.-Dec. 1977, American Cancer Society of Tennessee, Inc.
Lawson RD; Baskin RC; Fidler William; American Journal of Medical Sciences, Primary Bronchogenic Carcinoma Following Small Cell Carcinoma of the Lung: A Report of Two Cases and a Review of the Literature. Submitted.
Lawson RD, Baskin RC:Ceftizoxime Treatment of Infection in Neutropenic Patients with Malignancies. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, Nov 1982, 10 Suppl C:159-65.
Gelfand MS, Cole FH Jr, Baskin RC:Invasive Pulmonary Penicilliosis: Successful Therapy with Amphotericin B. Southern Medical Journal, June 1990; 83(6):701-4.
Baskin, Reed C: Medicare & More (or less), Tennessee Internist, Tennessee Society of Internal Medicine, March 1988.
Chaplan H; Aster RH; Mornan LK; Horn B; McDonagh KT; & Baskin RC: First Example of Familial Post-transfusion Purpura in Two PLA1 - Negative Sisters. Transfusion, July-August 1988, Vol.28, Nov4, 326-329.
Motl SE, Baskin RC:Delayed-onset Grade 4 Neutropenia Associated with Rituximab Therapy in a Patient with Lymphoma: Case Report and Literature Review. Pharmacotherapy, August 25, 2005 (8):1151-5.
Michael S. Gelfand, MD; Kerry O. Cleveland, MD; Reed C. Baskin, MD: Abnormal Positron Emission Tomographic Scan Due to Undiagnosed Adrenal Histoplasmosis, Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice, 2011.
University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN: Delayed-Onset, Grade IV Neutropenia Associated with Rituximab Therapy in a Lymphoma Patient: A Case Report and Literature Review, American Society of Clinical Oncology, Accepted for June 2004 Annual Meeting (Abstract #907)