Meet Our Providers

Paul A. S. Fishkin, M.D.

Central Nervous System (Brain and Spinal Cord), Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL), Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML), General Hematology/Oncology, GU (Testis / Penis), Hairy Cell Leukemia (HCL), Head & Neck, Lung, Myelfibrosis (MF), Other, Polycythemia Vera (PV), Specialty Hematology, Ureter / Bladder
Canton, Dixon, Peoria, Washington
Board Certifications:
Hematology/Medical Oncology, Internal Medicine
Staff Education:
Dr. Fishkin graduated from Omaha Central High School and attended Creighton University for his undergraduate degree and doctorate in medicine. He completed an internship and a residency in internal medicine at the University of Oklahoma, and he pursued his fellowship in hematology/oncology in San Francisco at Letterman Army Medical Center.
Work History:
Dr. Fishkin served in the U.S. Army in Honolulu, Hawaii, at Tripler Army Medical Center as a staff hematologist and medical oncologist. He was also an assistant clinical professor of medicine at the University of Hawaii. He teaches at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria.
When did you join Illinois CancerCare?
Family Information:
Born in New Orleans, Louisiana. Dr. Fishkin and his wife have two grown children and live in Peoria.
What medical change has impacted the field of cancer the most since you began practicing medicine?
The molecular biology of cancer.
Why did you choose your field?
"Oncology was an emerging area of medicine and I wanted to be part of it."