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  • Assistant Professor, Medicine, CWRU School of Medicine
  • Director, Ambulatory Services, UH Seidman Cancer Center



Lois Teston, MD is a clinical hematologist/oncologist at University Hospitals (UH) Seidman Cancer Center and the Medical Director of Regional Ambulatory Services at UH Seidman Cancer Center. She is also an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. She joined University Hospitals in 2000.

Dr. Teston is board certified by the Medical Oncology Board and the Internal Medicine Board. She is currently a member of the Seidman Ambulatory Quality Council and the Executive Quality Council at UH Seidman Cancer Center. She has coordinated seven presentations at UH Seidman Cancer Center and eight public education presentations.

Dr. Teston is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Medical Association, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group.

Dr. Teston has participated in medical mission experiences abroad in Zimbabwe, Dominican Republic, and Haiti.

Dr. Teston completed her undergraduate work at Case Western Reserve University, in Cleveland, Ohio, where she graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree in English and a minor in Chemistry. She then went on to get her Doctor of Medicine degree (MD) from Case Western Reserve University. She completed a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in hematology/oncology at UH Case Medical Center.

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology

Education & Training


1991, Case Western Reserve University

Medical / Professional School(s)

1996, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine


1996, Internal Medicine - University Hospitals of Cleveland


1998, Internal Medicine - University Hospitals of Cleveland


2000, Hematology/Oncology - University Hospitals of Cleveland


Benign Hematology, Breast Cancer, Gastrointestional Cancer, Lung Cancer, Malignant Hematology, Thoracic Cancer

Awards & Recognition

Hall of Fame
Edgewood Senior High School Class of 1977
Ashtabula, OH
Awarded 2014

Weisman-Murphy Fellow of the Year/Clinical Excellence
University Hospitals of Cleveland Case Medical Center
1st Year Fellow in Oncology
Awarded 1999

Phi Beta Kappa Society
Case Western Reserve University
Awarded 1992

Summa Cum Laude
Case Western Reserve University
BA English, Chemistry Minor
Awarded 1991

American Chemical Society Outstanding Freshman Chemistry Student
Villa Maria College, Erie, PA

Essay Writing Awards
Edgewood Senior High School, Ashtabula, OH
Awards: 1976-1977

Office Locations

UH Chagrin Highlands Health Center
3909 Orange Pl
Ste 1100
Orange Village, OH 44122
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UH Sharon Health Center
5133 Ridge Rd
Seidman Cancer Center, Ste 5
Wadsworth, OH 44281
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UH Westlake Health Center
960 Clague Rd
Seidman Cancer Center, Ste 1200
Westlake, OH 44145
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Industry Relationships

University Hospitals is committed to transparency in our interactions with industry partners, such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies. At UH, we disclose practitioner and their family members’ ownership and intellectual property rights that are or in the process of being commercialized. In addition, we disclose payments to employed practitioners of $5,000 or more from companies with which the practitioners interact as part of their professional activities. These practitioner-industry relationships assist in developing new drugs, devices and therapies and in providing medical education aimed at improving quality of care and enhancing clinical outcomes. At the same time, UH understands that these relationships may create a conflict of interest. In providing this information, UH desires to assist patients in talking with their practitioners about industry relationships and how those relationships may impact their medical care.

UH practitioners seek advance approval for certain new industry relationships. In addition, practitioners report their industry relationships and activities, as well as those of their immediate family members, to the UH Office of Outside Interests annually. We review these reports and implement management plans, as appropriate, to address conflicts of interest that may arise in connection with medical research, clinical care and purchasing decisions.

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For calendar year 2013, Lois Teston, MD did not disclose any Outside Relationships with Industry.