Pamela Crilley, DO
Chair, Department of Medical Oncology at Cancer Treatment Centers of America®; Chief of Medical Oncology
Eastern Regional Medical Center
"My goals are to provide the most personalized cancer care to each patient—to use targeted therapies, innovative technologies and a multidisciplinary approach that encompasses and integrates the hopes and goals of each patient."
- Pamela Crilley, DO
Osteopathic Medical Degree
- Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Internship / Residency
- Internal Medicine - Delaware Valley Medical Center, Bristol, PA
- Medical Oncology & Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
- Hematology & Oncology - Drexel University College of Medicine/Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Practicing Since: 1984
“Cancer Treatment Centers of America is patient-focused and makes the welfare of each patient its top priority,” says Dr. Pamela Crilley, Chair, Department of Medical Oncology at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA). In July 2011, Dr. Crilley joined the team of
cancer treatment experts at our hospital in Philadelphia, where she serves as and Chief of Medical Oncology. She says the integrated, team approach to caring for cancer patients has proven to be a unique and exciting opportunity.
“My approach to patient care is first to listen to the patient, and then to try to provide hope, compassion and an innovative, evidence-based treatment plan with input from our team,” she
adds. “And, I empower patients to make decisions in their care.”
Dr. Crilley is board certified in medical oncology and internal medicine. She earned an osteopathic medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Crilley
completed an internship and internal medicine residency at Delaware Valley Medical Center in Bristol, Pennsylvania. She then completed a hematology-oncology fellowship at
Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, where she served as Chief Fellow.
Before studying medicine, Dr. Crilley received a bachelor’s degree in English literature from Temple University.
Dr. Crilley has held multiple academic and administrative positions at Drexel University College of Medicine/Hahnemann University Hospital, including as Division Chief and Clinical
Service Chief of Hematology/Medical Oncology. She also served on several committees at Hahnemann University Hospital.
Dr. Crilley has been a featured physician in Best Doctors in America (Best Doctors, Inc.) and a recipient of the Battafarano Award for Excellence in Clinical Care.
Her research and work have been published extensively in the American Journal of Hematology, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blood and other
clinical journals. Additionally, she has served as an editorial board member for the American Journal of Clinical Oncology. She has also presented on breast cancer, acute
leukemia and bone marrow transplantation at numerous clinical conferences.
Dr. Crilley belongs to several professional associations, including the American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology and the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation.