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Selina M. Luger, MD

Selina M. Luger, MD Physician

Director, Leukemia Program
Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Languages spoken:

  • French

Dr. Luger is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Selina M. Luger

Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2013-14

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Medicine
    • Hematology
    • Medical Oncology

Programs & Centers:

  • Cancer
    • Bone Marrow Transplant and Stem Cell Transplant Program
    • Leukemia Program
    • Lymphoma Program
    • Multiple Myeloma Program
  • Hematology
    • Classical (Non-Malignant) Hematology Program

Board Certification:

  • Hematology, 1994

Clinical Expertise:

  • Leukemia

Description of Clinical Expertise

hematologic malignancies, leukemia, AML, ALL, CML, myelodysplastic syndrome, MDS, myeloproliferative disorders, stem cell transplantation, bone marrow transplant

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: McGill University
Residency: Presbyterian University Hospital
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Society of Clinical Oncology, National American Society of Hematology, National American Society of Hematology, National American Society of Hematology, National Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR), International Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group, National Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Luger is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

Leukemia, myelodysplastic syndrome, myeloproliferative disorders
MDS, AML, CML, ALL

Selected Publications:

DiPersio JF1, Erba HP2, Larson RA3, Luger SM4, Tallman MS5, Brill JM6, Vuagniaux G7, Rouits E7, Sorensen JM6, Zanna C7.: Oral Debio1143 (AT406), an Antagonist of Inhibitor of Apoptosis Proteins, Combined With Daunorubicin and Cytarabine in Patients With Poor-Risk Acute Myeloid Leukemia-Results of a Phase I Dose-Escalation Study. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk 15 (7): 443-9,2015.

Academic Contact Info

Hematology-Oncology
Perelman Center 2 West
34th and Civic Center Blvd

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 614-1847
Fax: (215) 662-4064
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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