Mario Otto
MD, PhD

  • Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Mario Otto, MD, PhD

About

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.

Languages spoken
  • English
  • German
University affiliation
  • Department of Pediatrics

Practice locations

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  • American Family Children's Hospital - Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
    • 1675 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-6420
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  • American Family Children's Hospital - Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant
    • 1675 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-6420
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Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Medical School
  • University of Tuebingen School of Medicine, Germany
Fellowships
  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN
Residencies
  • Children's University Hospital, Tuebingen, Germany
  • Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH
Internships
  • Children's University Hospital, Tuebingen, Germany

Specialties

  • Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Immunotherapy

Research and publications

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.