Faculty UTCI

Reed Baskin, MD

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION:

1960 – 1963

University of Memphis
Memphis, Tennessee, BS, Completed 6/1963

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION:

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

 

 

BOARD CERTIFICATION:

1972 American Board of Internal Medicine

1974 American Board of Hematology

1975 American Board of Medical Oncology

 

 

LICENSURE:

Date Issued

Status

 

Tennessee

1/1/1967

Active

 

Missouri

9/5/1996

Active

 

Arkansas

4/5/2002

Active

 

Mississippi

12/2002

Active

 
 

 

SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS:

  • 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)

 

HONORS:

  • 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

 

POSITIONS:

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

 

   

1989

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

 

EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES:

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

 

 

RESEARCH ACTIVITY:

1964 – 1966

Student research project, lymphocyte cultures in immune stimulate mice, Dr. Audrey Roberts, PhD, University of Tennessee

 

   

1967

Glomerulonephritis associated streptococcal infections (lab of Dr. Gene Stollerman)

 

   

1970 – 1972

Immune response to intranasal influenza vaccine (Respiratory Virology Section, CDC)

 

RECENT PRESENTATIONS:

    1. 3.5 Reasons Health Care Costs Too Much, Medical Grand Rounds, University of TN and Memphis Rotary Club

 

    1. Cancer Screening, The Benefits and Risk, Memphis Medical Journal Club

 

    1. Lymphoma Following Kidney Transplantation, Medical Grand Rounds, University of Tennessee

 

    1. NK Cell Leukemia with Red Cell Hemolysis, Medical Grand Grounds, University of Tennessee Health Science Center

 

    1. A Brief History of B Lymphocytes, Memphis Medical Journal Club

 

    1. A History of Chronic Myelocytic Leukemia, Memphis Medical Journal Club

 

  1. Breast Cancer: A 40 Year Perspective. Surgical Grand Rounds, University of TN, Chattanooga.

 

HOSPITAL / CLINICAL APPOINTMENTS:

Affiliation

Start Date

Methodist Healthcare
1265 Union Avenue, Memphis, TN 38104

 

Active

12/1973

     

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

 

Consulting

12/1974

     
     

Regional Medical Center
877 Jefferson Avenue, Memphis, TN 38103

 

Active

2/2001

     

St. Francis-Bartlett
2996 Kate Bond Road, Bartlett, TN 38133

 

Active

5/2004

     

 

PUBLICATIONS:

    1. 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.

 

    1. Baskin RC: Adjuvant Chemotherapy in the Treatment of Neoplastic Disease. Methodist Hospital Journal of Medicine, Vol. II, #1. Page IV, Sept., 1975.

 

    1. 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.

 

    1. 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.

 

    1. 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.

 

    1. Lawson RD, Baskin RC: Ceftizoxime Treatment of Infection in Neutropenic Patients with Malignancies. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, Nov 1982, 10 Suppl C:159-65.

 

    1. Gelfand MS, Cole FH Jr, Baskin RC: Invasive Pulmonary Penicilliosis: Successful Therapy with Amphotericin B. Southern Medical Journal, June 1990; 83(6):701-4.

 

    1. Baskin, Reed C: Medicare & More (or less), Tennessee Internist, Tennessee Society of Internal Medicine, March 1988.

 

    1. 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.

 

    1. 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.

 

    1. 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.

 

 

ABTRACTS:

  1. 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)