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Lois Teston, MD

Lois Teston, MD

Specialty

Hematology and Oncology

Accepting New Patients

Primary Location

UH Sharon Health Center
5133 Ridge Rd
Wadsworth, OH 44281

Schedule an Appointment

330-239-7250

Biography

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

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 Cleveland Medical Center.

Expertise

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

Awards

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 Cleveland 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

Languages Spoken

English

Office Locations

UH Sharon Health Center

5133 Ridge Rd
Wadsworth OH, 44281
330-239-7250

UH Parma Medical Center

6525 Powers Blvd
Parma OH, 44129
440-743-4748

Board Certifications

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

Education

Fellowship | Hematology/Oncology
Hematology/Oncology - University Hospitals Of Cleveland (1998 - 2000)

Residency | Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine - University Hospitals Of Cleveland (1996 - 1998)

Internship | Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine - University Hospitals Of Cleveland (1995 - 1996)

Medical Education
Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine (1996)

Undergraduate
Case Western Reserve University (1991)

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.

View UH’s policy (PDF) on practitioner-industry relationships.

As of December 31, 2016, Lois Teston did not disclose any Outside Relationships with Industry.