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Phillip Lee Palmbos, MD

Medical Oncology
Dr. Palmbos joined the faculty in July 2014. He attended Calvin College where he earned his Bachelors of Science and graduated with honors. He then entered the Medical Scientist Training Program at the University of Michigan where he completed his thesis work in the lab of Tom Wilson studying the nonhomologous endjoining pathway of DNA repair. He graduated medical school with his MD and PhD degrees in 2008. Subsequently, he was accepted into the Physician Scientist track (ABIM Research Pathway) in the Internal Medicine Department at the University of Michigan. He completed his internal medicine residency in 2010 at which time he joined our fellowship program. During fellowship he received several honors including the Mark Roth and ASCO Young Investigator Awards. His research is laboratory based and focused on the role of ATDC, a novel oncogene, in bladder cancer. His clinical interest is GU oncology and he sees a variety of GU malignancies in his Friday clinic.
  • Medical School or Training
    • University of Michigan Medical School, 2008
  • Residency
    • University of Michigan Health System, Internal Medicine, MI, 2010
  • Fellowship
    • Internal Medicine Hematology Oncology, University of Michigan Health System, 2014
  • Board Certification
    • Internal Medicine