Edwin C. Kingsley, MD is part of Comprehensive Cancer’s medical oncology team that provides world-class cancer care in a supportive and caring environment.
Edwin C. Kingsley, MD, is a Magna Cum Laude graduate and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Utah. He received his medical doctor degree from the University of Utah College of Medicine in Salt Lake City. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine as well as his fellowship in hematology and oncology at the University of Arizona.
AREAS OF SPECIAL INTEREST
Special interest in treating benign and malignant blood disorders including lymphoma, myeloma, leukemia and coagulation disorders.
Dr. Kingsley is a medical oncologist and hematologist and one of the founding members of Comprehensive Cancer Centers. He has authored numerous publications and continues to be actively involved in clinical research at Comprehensive.
Dr. Kingsley has been teaching medical students and residents for more than 20 years and currently serves as Adjunct Clinical Professor at Touro University Nevada, University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine and UNLV School of Medicine. He serves as a board member at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center and Nathan Adelson Hospice.
Through his involvement with Nathan Adelson Hospice, Dr. Kingsley facilitated participation in the Medicare Care Choices Model as a referring provider between the facility and Comprehensive. The model will improve the quality of care for patients with terminal diagnoses. Dr. Kingsley has been a member of a rock and roll band with several other physicians for over 20 years, and he organized the “Serenades of Life” fundraiser to benefit Nathan Adelson Hospice, which he has continued to produce and direct since 1995. Over the years, the Serenades of Life concert has raised more than $500,000 to the benefit of those families in need. Serenades of Life has become a community staple and a major fundraiser for the non-profit facility.
Additionally, he is an active member of the Nevada Cancer Research Foundation’s NCI Community Oncology Research Program and has a major role in the clinical research performed at Comprehensive. He is the Principal Investigator of several clinical trials and sits on the Research Executive Committee at Comprehensive. He has served as past President of the Clark County Medical Society and past President of the Nevada State Medical Association.
Over the years, Dr. Kingsley has received many awards including the Harold Lee Feikes Physician of the Year award in 2011. The award is the highest accolade that peers in the Clark County Medical Society can bestow, and honors those who have performed outstanding community service beyond the call of duty. He has also received the Humanitarian Award and Health Care Hero Award from the Nevada Business Magazine, Top Doctors by Castle Connolly, Vegas Seven, Las Vegas Life, Desert Companion and VEGAS INC Health Care Quarterly and was among one of the Best Doctors in America by Best Doctors, Inc. He has also been recognized as Patients’ Choice by Vitals.com and among America’s Most Honored Professionals by The American Registry.
Dr. Kingsley and his wife, Kathy, have three children: Chase (wife, Tammy); Anne (husband, Hyrum); and Sarah, and three lovely granddaughters. His hobbies include spending time with his family, cycling, snowboarding, and playing the piano.
MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
American Medical Association
American Society of Clinical Oncology
Clark County Medical Society
Nevada State Medical Association
American Society of Hematology
International Society of Haemostasis & Thrombosis
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