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Mark N. Fluchel, M.D.

Specialties

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Clinical Details

Locations

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
(801) 662-4700 Primary Children's Hospital
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Bio

Dr. Fluchel received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, completed his Pediatric residency at Seattle Children´s Hospital, and his Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

He joined the faculty of the University of Utah in 2007, where he is currently an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Dr. Fluchel’s clinical interests include the treatment of all pediatric cancers and hematologic disorders, with an emphasis on neuroblastoma, hepatoblastoma, germ cell tumors, and the histiocytic disorders.

His primary research focuses on assessing the burden of care for families of pediatric oncology patients and developing methods to better serve patients from rural, immigrant and underserved communities. His research also includes studies designed to help physicians better understand the histiocytic disorders of Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (LCH) and Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis (HLH).

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Associate Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Board Certification American Board of Pediatrics (Sub: Ped Hematology-Oncology)
Cancer Center Programs Cancer Control & Population Sciences

Academic Profile

Research Interests

  • Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis
  • Histiocytosis, Langerhans-Cell
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Hepatoblastoma
  • Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Outreach

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Associate Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Board Certification American Board of Pediatrics (Sub: Ped Hematology-Oncology)
Cancer Center Programs Cancer Control & Population Sciences

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 662-4700 Primary Children's Hospital
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Academic Bio

Dr. Fluchel received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, completed his Pediatric residency at Seattle Children´s Hospital, and his Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

He joined the faculty of the University of Utah in 2007, where he is currently an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology. He is a Huntsman Cancer Institute investigator and a member of the Cancer Control and Population Sciences program.

Dr. Fluchel’s clinical interests include the treatment of all pediatric cancers and hematologic disorders, with an emphasis on neuroblastoma, hepatoblastoma, germ cell tumors, and the histiocytic disorders.

Dr. Fluchel’s research focuses on assessing the impact of geography on the morbidity, mortality and the burden of care in pediatric oncology patients with the goal of developing methods to better serve patients from rural, immigrant and underserved communities. He is currently a Pediatric Clinical Translational (PCAT) Scholar and was recently awarded a Translational Comparative Effiectivess Research (T-CER) NIH Institutional Career Enhancement Award for his research into cancer outcome disparities. His research is also supported by a Hyundai Hope on Wheels Childhood Cancer Research Grant.

Dr. Fluchel’s research also includes studies designed to help physicians better understand the histiocytic disorders of Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (LCH) and Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis (HLH). His study utilizing the Utah Population Database to identify familial associations in LCH is funded by a grant from the Histiocytosis Association of America.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Fellow
Residency Seattle Children's Hospital
Pediatrics
Resident
Internship Seattle Children's Hospital
Pediatrics
Intern
Professional Medical Vanderbilt University
Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate Miami University
Biology
B.A.
Graduate Training University of Utah
Clinical Investigation - MS expected 12/12
M.S.

Publications

Selected Provider Publications

Journal Article

  1. David Spencer Mangum, Anupam Verma, Cindy Weng, Xiaoming Sheng, Ryan Larsen, Anne C. Kirchhoff, Colleen Druzgal, Mark Fluche(2013)A Comparison of Central Lines in Pediatric Oncology Patients: Early Removal and Patient Centered Outcomes  Pediatric Blood & Cancer,
  2. Kody R. Crowell, Raza A. Patel, Mark Fluchel, Amy Lowichik, Stacy Bryson, John F. Poh(2013)Endoscopyin the Diagnosis of Intestinal Graft-Versus-Host Disease: Is Lower Endoscopy With Biopsy as Effective in Diagnosis as Upper Endoscopy Combined with Lower Endoscopy?  Pediatric Blood & Cancer, 601798-1800
  3. Tellen D. Bennett, MD, MS1, Mark Fluchel, MD2, Aimee O. Hersh, MD3,Kristen N. Hayward, MD, MS4, Adam L. Hersh, MD, PhD5, Thomas V. Brogan, MD6, Rajendu Srivastava, MD, MPH7, Bryan L. Stone, MD, MSCI7, E. Kent Korgenski, MT, MS8, Michael B. Mundorff, MBA, MHSA9, T. Charles Casper, PhD1, and Susan L. Bratton, MD, MPH(2012)Macrophage Activation Syndrome in Children with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis  Arthritis & Rheumatism,
  4. Listini BJ, Goldsmith KC, Fluchel MN, Liu X, Chen NL, Goyal B, Pawel BR, Hogarty M(2009)Mcl1 downregulation sensitizes neuroblastoma to cytotoxic chemotherapy and small molecule Bcl2-family antagonists  Cancer Biology & Therapy, 8(16),1587-95
  5. Castillo L, Fluchel M, Dabezies A, Pieri D, Brockhorst N, Barr (2001)Childhood cancer in Uruguay: 1992-1994. Incidence and mortality.  Medical and Pediatric Oncology, 37(4),400-4

Poster

  1. Debbie Kay Morreall-Nelson, Mark Fluche(2013)Health Care Disparities in Pediatric Cancer Care  ,
  2. Anne C. Kirchhoff, Echo L. Warner, Elyse R. Park, Roberto Montenegro, Jennifer Wright, Antoinette Stroup, Mark Fluchel, Anita Y. Kinne(2012)Health Care Barriers for Rural and Urban Adult Survivors of Child and Adolescent Cancer  ,
  3. Fluchel M, Kirchhoff A, Simpson J, Diaz A, Gwilliam V, Jimenez O, Montenegro R, Kinney (2012)The impact of language barriers and immigration status on the care of Hispanic pediatric cancer patients  ,
  4. Kirchhoff AC, Lyles CR, Fluchel MN, Wright J, Leisenring (2011)Health Care Access and Utilization of Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Survivors  ,
  5. Mark Fluchel, Kent Korgenski, Xiaoming Sheng, Anita Kinne(2011)THE IMPACT OF RURALITY AND ETHNICITY ON HOSPITAL UTILIZATION IN PEDIATRIC CANCER PATIENTS  ,
  6. D. Spencer Mangum, Anupam Verma, Colleen Druzgal, Mark Fluche(2010)Effect of Patient Rurality, Distance from Treatment Center and the Use of Outside Hospitals and Home Health Care on Central Line Infection and Removal Rates in Pediatric Cancer Patients  ,
  7. Fluchel M, Lin A, Liu X, Goldsmith KC, Mosse Y, Davis K, London W, Hogarty M(2006)MCL1 as a therapeutic target in neuroblastoma.  ,

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