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Clifford H Pemberton , MD

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Medical Group:

Main Line Oncology/Hematology
Specialties Accepting New Patients
  Board Certified in 1984
Internal Medicine
  Board Certified in 1982

Age: 63      Gender: M
Years in practice: 32

Areas of Clinical Interest: Hematology/Oncology
Hospice & Palliative Care

Medical School:
Jefferson Medical College

Lankenau Hospital

Lankenau Hospital

Lankenau Hospital

Primary Affiliation:  Lankenau Medical Center

* Members of the Main Line Health medical staff are affiliated with Bryn Mawr Hospital, Lankenau Medical Center, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital.

Main Line Oncology/Hematology   (view other physicians at this practice)

Office Information

Lankenau Cancer Center
100 East Lancaster Avenue
Wynnewood, PA  19096
TEL: 610.645.2494 FAX: 610.645.4456
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Hours: Weekdays

Clifford H Pemberton

Main Line Oncology/Hematology
100 East Lancaster Avenue
Wynnewood, PA  19096
TEL: 610.645.2494 FAX: 610.645.4456
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Access Information:
Public Transportation, Handicap Access



Academic Titles:
Instructor in Medicine - Jefferson Medical College

Clinical/Dept Titles:

Attending Physician

Recent Clinical Studies Published


Pain Management in Cancer Patients - Wilkes-Barre Veteran's Administration Hospital.1/95

Hematologic Problems in Pregnancy - Lankenau Hospital, OB/Gyn Grand Rounds, 4/94, 4/95.

Pathology of Sickle Cell Anemia, Sickle Cell Genetic Disease Association of America, Philadelphia Chapter, May 1995, September, 1995, December 13, 1996.

Cancer Pain Management, St. Mary's Hospital Grand Rounds, June, 1995.

Hemostasis and Surgery - Lankenau Hospital Surgical Grand Rounds, September, 1995.

Management of Chronic Cancer Pain, Suburban Hospital Grand Rounds, September, 1995.

Cancer Pain - Treatment and Quality of Life - Community Medical Center Medical Grand Rounds, 2/96.

Pain Strategies for the Terminally Ill - 2nd Annual Main Line Health Pain Symposium, 4/96.

Understanding Diseases & Treatments - Hospice Volunteer Training, 4/96, 3/97, 4/97.

Anemia Workup/Blood Disorders in Pregnancy - Obstetrics Grand Rounds, Lankenau Hospital, 5/96.

Successes in Sickle Cell Disease - Sickle Cell Disease Association, Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter, 9/96.

Blood Disorders in Pregnancy - Obstetrics Grand Rounds, Lankenau Hospital, 3/97.

MLHS Pain Management Conference, Bryn Mawr Hospital, 5/99; Lankenau Hospital, 6/99 - Principal Speaker.

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Medical Grand Rounds, Lankenau Hospital, 9/24/99.

Adjuvant Therapy of Node-Positive Breast Cancer, Seminars in Breast Health, Main Line Hospitals, 1/2000.

Hospice, Methodist Hospital Grand Rounds, 4/23/2003.

Coagulation Potpourri, Surgical Grand Rounds, Lankenau Hospital, 9/23/2003.

Mediastinal Lymphoma, Medical Mortality Conference, Lankenau Hospital, 10/3/2003.

Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria, Medical Mortality Conference, Lankenau Hospital, 1/14/2004.

Advanced Concepts in Oncology/Hematologic Malignancies, Main Line Health Nursing Conference, 9/9/2004, 11/12/2004.

End of Life Issues - A Conference for Health Care Professionals, The Walter and Leonore Annenberg Conference Center for Medical Education. 3/9/2005.

Advanced Concepts in Oncology - New Chemotherapy Agents, Main Line Health Nursing Conference, 10/26/2005.

Nuts and Bolts of Hematology and Oncology - Evaluation of Anemia, Main Line Health Seminar, 5/17/2006.

Platelet Transfusion in PAtients with Pre-eclampsia. Grand Rounds of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 5/24/2006.

Targeted therapies, Dynamic Duo presentation. The Walter and Leonore Annenberg Conference Center for Medical Education. 11/21/2006.

Harmonious Interdisciplinary Cancer Management, Harmonious Consultation Conference, moderator, 5/15/2007.

Perioperative EPO, CArdiothoracic Surgery SSI meeting, 4/24/2008.

Lymphoma, Advanced Concepts in Oncology Nursing Course, Bryn Mawr Hosptial, 10/17/2008.

Futility in Cancer Treatment, Main Line Health Bioethics Committee meeting, 1/15/2009.

Topics in Hospice and Palliative Care, Riddle Memorial Hosptial, 5/21/2009.

Pain 101, Main Line Health 2009 Pain Seminar, lead speaker, 6/23/2009.

Hematologic Malignancies, Main Line Health Basic Oncology Course, 9/16/2009.

Pain 101, Main Line Health Ninth Annual Pain Seminar, lead speaker, 6/23/2010.


Goldblatt M,Pemberton CH. Splenomegaly, Surgery: A Competency-based Companion. ed. Mann BD. Elsevier, 2009.

Development of End-of-Life (EOL) Care Curriculum for the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Lankenau Hosital. Boohene NB and Pemberton CH. Journal of Palliative Medicine, Vol 8(3), June 2005.

The Ocular Surface, Ocular, Adnexal and Lacrimal Complications Associated with the use of Systemic 5-Fluorouracil. Andrew S. Eiseman, Joseph C. Flanagan, Alfred Brooks, Clifford Pemberton, Edith Mitchell. Opthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2000.

Phlegmonous Bacterial Discitis in Myeloma. Parmeswaran N. Hari, Nirmala Nathan, Ajay Joshi, Challa Ajit, Clifford Pemberton. Abstract 34988, American Society of Hematology, 2001 Annual Meeting.

Spontaneous Intraspinal Hemorrhage in Polycythemia Vera: Thrombosis Followed by Bleeding. Parmeswaran N. Hari, Ajay Joshi, Gopal K. Chemiti, Clifford H. Pemberton. Abstract #4855, American Society of Hematology, 2001 Annual Meeting.

Community/Team Clinical Affiliations

Courtesy Staff, Phoenixville Hospital.

Medical Director, Jefferson Hospice & Palliative Care Program.

Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency, Lankenau Hospital.

Associate Program Director, Lankenau Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program.

Chairman, MLH Transfusion Committee.

Current Memberships and Activities

American Medical Association
Pennsylvania Medical SocietyMontgomery County Medical Society
American Society of HematologyAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
Pennsylvania Society of Hematology and OncologyInvestigator, Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group
American College of Physicians

Membership on the medical staff of any of our hospitals does not constitute an employment or agency relationship.

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