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Prominent Oncology/Hematology Specialist Robert K. Oldham, MD, joins Parrish Healthcare

Prominent Oncology/Hematology Specialist Robert K. Oldham, MD, joins Parrish Healthcare



Natalie Sellers, MS, APR, SSC, FACHE

Sr. Vice President, Communications, Community & Corporate Services or

Katherine Allen, APR, Communication Specialist


Prominent Oncology/Hematology Specialist Robert K. Oldham, MD, joins Parrish Healthcare

TITUSVILLE, FLA. (July 25, 2022)— Parrish Healthcare and Parrish Medical Group are pleased to welcome Board-Certified Oncologist Robert K. Oldham, MD to the North Brevard community. Dr. Oldham is an internationally recognized oncology/hematology specialist and is regarded as a leading pioneer in the development and use of immunotherapy - the fourth modality in cancer treatment. His primary mission has been to improve the outcomes for his patients with cancer and blood disorders.

Dr. Oldham attended the University of Missouri where his undergraduate studies were in chemical engineering and pre-medical sciences. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Vanderbilt in Nashville. He continued his education with a Medical Oncology Fellowship and graduate studies in immunology at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in Bethesda, Maryland where he served as Clinical Associate in the Radiation Branch and in the Cellular and Tumor Immunology Section of the Laboratory of Cell Biology. Dr. Oldham also completed a fellowship in Paris, France with Professor Georges Mathé, a distinguished bone marrow transplant hematologist.

Extremely active in both research and leadership in cancer treatment, Dr. Oldham has served in multiple roles as a professor and research associate all around the globe. As a founder of multiple oncology divisions and organizations including the Biological Therapy Institute and Bio-therapeutics Incorporated, the Division of Oncology at Vanderbilt University and the Biologic Response Modifiers Program (BRMP) at the National Cancer Institute, Dr. Oldham is a pioneer in the field of oncology.

He holds a Clinical Professorship of Medicine in Hematology/Oncology at the University of Missouri-Columbia and has been a Clinical Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at Florida State University College of Medicine. Additionally, he has served as a consultant in the US and overseas including Gen-Cell (Rhône-Poulenc), Jenner Technologies, Welcome Biotechnology Ltd. and Amersham Corporation in England. He also served as a senior consultant with the American Red Cross, Cell Genesys Inc., Xcyte Therapies and Maxim Pharmaceuticals.

Oldham has founded and served as editor-in-chief of three medical journals: Cancer Biotherapy (now Cancer Biotherapy & Radio­­­­­­­­­­pharmaceuticals), Molecular Biotherapy, and Journal of Biological Response Modifiers (now Journal of Immunotherapy). He is the co-editor of Principles of Cancer Biotherapy’ the first comprehensive textbook on the fourth modality of cancer treatment. He has authored or edited fifteen books on cancer treatment and research.

Additionally, he has contributed nearly 500 papers to the medical/scientific literature and has presented thousands of abstracts, posters, and lectures at various meetings on cancer research and treatment. Dr. Oldham has received many awards and honors. He holds, or has held, membership in 19 professional societies.

Dr. Oldham welcomes new patients to his practice, located at 830 Century Medical Drive, Suite B, Titusville, Florida. For more information about Dr. Oldham and to schedule an appointment visit


About Parrish Healthcare

Parrish Healthcare, America’s first Joint Commission Integrated Care Certified network, includes: Parrish Medical Center, a Mayo Clinic Care Network member and one of the nation’s most recognized hospitals for clinical quality, patient safety, and healing environments; Parrish Medical Group, NCQA certified patient-centered medical homes; and Florida Health Network, a coalition of healthcare providers, insurers and others working together to improve quality and safety and lower healthcare costs on behalf of individuals, families and businesses.

About Parrish Medical Group

Parrish Medical Group, a Parrish Healthcare integrated care partner, is North Brevard’s largest network of primary care physicians and specialists. PMG’s physicians are specialized in many areas of medicine and together, have one common goal – to provide coordinated, comprehensive healthcare to its patients. PMG physicians recently united to better serve patients from Port Canaveral and Port St. John to Titusville. In practice as independent physicians for many years, Parrish Medical Group represents family practice and internal medicine along with many specialties. Visit or call 321-268-6111 for more information.