University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health

Douglas McNeel, MD, PHD



MADISON, WI 53705-2275

(608) 263-4198


  • University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois – MD
  • University of Washington, Seattle, Washington – Residency in Internal Medicine
  • University of Washington – Clinical Fellowship in Oncology
  • University of Chicago – Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, M.S., PhD

Professional Activities

Dr. McNeel is a tenured faculty member in the Division of Hematology, Medical Oncology and Palliative Care within the Department of Medicine. He is also director of Solid Tumor Immunology Research at the UW Carbone Cancer Center. He has many years of experience as a trainer for a number of graduate programs at UW-Madison. Dr. McNeel is an attending physician at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics and a consultant at the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin. He is a member of several professional organizations such as the American Association for Cancer Research, the American society of Clinical Oncology, and the Society of the Immunotherapy of Cancer where he is a board member.

Clinical Specialties

Dr. McNeel’s clinical interests are in medical oncology, specifically genitourinary cancer. He is board certified in internal medicine.

Research Interests

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Dr. McNeel’s research interests focus on prostate cancer immunology. He studies vaccines for prostate cancer, specifically identifying antigens to target in vaccines, testing the ability of vaccines to eliminate prostate cancer cells and translating these studies to human clinical trials.