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Timothy R. Toonen MD

Timothy Toonen, MD

Primary Location

Saint Paul Cancer Center
345 Sherman Street, Suite 100
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55102-2389
(651) 251-5500

Physician Introductory Video

Biography

Areas of Special Interest

  • Myelodysplasia
  • Leukemia
  • Coagulation disorders
  • Lymphoma
  • General hematology
  • Lung cancer

Philosophy

The most important thing I can offer my patients is to listen to them.  I encourage my patients to take an active role in decision-making regarding their treatment options.

Research/Publications

  • Toonen TR, Hande KR. Topoisomerase II Inhibitors. In: Giaccone G, Schilisky 12, Sondel P, eds. Cancer Chemotherapy and Biological Response Modifiers, Annual 19. 2001.
  • Smith GF, Toonen TR. Primary Care of the Patient with Cancer. American Family Physician. 2007;75:1207-14.
  • Smith GF, Toonen TR. The Role of the Primary Care Physician During the Active Treatment Phase. Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice. 2009;36:685-702.

Personal

I enjoy staying active with my family.  We enjoy traveling to warm destinations.  I have completed several marathons including the Boston Marathon.

Medical School

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health, Madison, WI

Internship

University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics, Madison, WI

Residency

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health, Madison, WI

Fellowship

Oncology & Hematology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology

Affiliations

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
  • American Society of Hematology (ASH)