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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Mario Otto is an associate professor in the Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He earned his medical degree from the University of Tuebingen School of Medicine, Germany and completed his residency at Children’s University Hospital, Tuebingen, Germany and Akron Children’s Hospital, Akron, OH. Dr. Otto is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric hematology/oncology and completed a fellowship at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN. 


He focuses his research on pursuing novel, alternative approaches to treat childhood cancer. His research includes areas such as adoptive immunotherapies, nano-oncology, stem cell graft design for haploidentical transplants, and the use of novel targeted radionuclides to treat pediatric malignancies.

Specialties

Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Adrenocortical carcinoma

Aplastic Anemia

Astrocytoma

Ataxia-telengiectasia

Atypical Teratoid/Rhabdoid tumor

Bone Marrow Biopsy

Brain Stem Glioma

CAR T-cell Therapy (Pediatric)

Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

Congenital Hemolytic Anemias

Craniopharyngioma

Cyclic Neutropenia

Diamond-Blackfan Syndrome

Endocrine Tumors

Ependymoma

Ewing Sarcoma

Fanconi's Anemia

Germ Cell Tumors

Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis

Hemophilia A

Hemophilia B

Hepatoblastoma

Hereditary Spherocytosis

Hodgkin's Disease

I-131 MIBG (Metaiodobenzylguadine)

Immune Thrombocytopenc Purpura

Immunotherapy

Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia

Kostmann Syndrome

Langerhans' Cell Histiocytosis

Lumbar Puncture

Medulloblastoma

Myelodysplastic Syndromes

Neurocutaneous Syndrome

Neurofibromatosis

Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas

Optic Glioma

Osteosarcoma

Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria

Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant

Pediatric Cancer

Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease

Rhabdomyosarcoma

Schwanomatosis

Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome

Sturge-Weber Syndrome

Thalassemia Syndromes

Thrombophilia

Thyroid Tumors

Tuberous Sclerosis

Vascular malformations

Von Willebrand Disease

VonHippel-Lindau Disease

Clinics

American Family Children's Hospital
(608) 263-6420 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
American Family Children's Hospital
(608) 263-6420 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Pediatrics

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Pediatrics
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Fellowship St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN
Residency Children's University Hospital, Tuebingen, Germany
Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH
Internship Children's University Hospital, Tuebingen, Germany
Medical School University of Tuebingen School of Medicine, Germany

Languages Spoken

German
Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.
Research

Dr. Otto is pursuing novel, alternative approaches to treat childhood cancer. His research includes areas such as adoptive immunotherapies, nano-oncology and stem cell graft design for the transplant setting.