Peter Abdelmessieh, DO, MSC

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Assistant Professor, Department of Bone Marrow Transplant and Cellular Therapies


  • Hematology Oncology
  • Bone Marrow Transplant and Cellular Therapies

Areas of Expertise

Lymphoma, Leukemia, Myeloma

Treatment Focus

Stem cell transplant and cellular therapy


Language(s) Other than English

  • Arabic

Treatment Philosophy

My goal is to provide the best possible quality of life for my patients. I believe the best way to accomplish this to be direct, honest and most importantly, informative.

Doctor transcribed in Latin means “learned friend” and I try to be that for anyone that I care for.

Clinical Locations

  • Fox Chase Cancer Center
    333 Cottman Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19111
    Phone: 888-369-2427
  • Fox Chase–Temple University Hospital Bone Marrow Transplant Program
    Temple University Hospital – Jeanes Campus
    Patient Care Center, Fifth Floor
    7600 Central Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19111

Educational Background

  • 2017-2018 - Bone Marrow Transplant Fellowship, Weill Cornell/New York Presbyterian, New York, NY
  • 2014-2017 - Hematology/Oncology Fellowship, Lankenau Medical Center, Wynnewood, PA
  • 2011-2014 - Internal Medicine Internship & Residency, Lenox Hill Hospital, North Shore-LIJ Health System, New York, NY
  • 2007-2011 - Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine, Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, New York, NY
  • 2005-2007 - Master of Biomedical Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ
  • 1999-2003 - Bachelor of Arts and Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY


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


  • Member, ASBMT
  • Member, ASH

Honors & Awards

Philadelphia Magazine Top Doctor, 2023-24

Research Interests

Cellular therapy; Immune responses in malignancy

Selected Publications

Yu J, Chang SS, Suratwala S, Chung WS, Abdelmessieh P, Lee HJ, Yang J, Lee FY. Zoledronate induces apoptosis in cells from fibro-cellular membrane of unicameral bone cyst (UBC). J Orthop Res. 2005 Sep;23(5):1004-12. doi: 10.1016/j.orthres.2005.02.012. PMID: 15921873.

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