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William Schelman, MD, PhD



MADISON, WI 53792-0001

(608) 263-3961


Dr. Schelman is an assistant professor of medicine within the Hematology-Oncology division of the UW School of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Schelman received his medical degree and PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Wisconsin. Prior to entering the clinical fellowship, Dr. Schelman did research under a T-32 training grant characterizing proteins expressed in hepatocellular carcinoma. He then completed his medical oncology fellowship at the UW Paul P. Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center. He is board certified in Internal Medicine. As an oncologist, his clinical practice and research interests are in gastrointestinal cancers, with a focus on liver tumors, and experimental therapeutics.

Professional Certifications

Board Certification: Internal Medicine
Education: University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana
Fellowship: UW Paul P. Carbone Compehensive Cancer Center, Medicine
Residency: University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
Internship: University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
Medical School: University of Illinois, Chicago, 2000


Dr. Schelman is part of the gastrointestinal Disease-Oriented Working Group, through which multiple clinical trials in GI tumors are helping to find better treatments for those with cancer. His research interest is to identify more specific molecular markers and therapeutic targets for the detection and treatment of liver and colon tumors and to use this information to shape drug development.

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