Gary C. Doolittle, MD
Medical Director, The University of Kansas Cancer Center Outpatient Services, Midwest Cancer Alliance & Center for Telemedicine & Telehealth
The Capitol Federal Masonic Professor of The University of Kansas Cancer Center
Professor, Hematology/Oncology, The University of Kansas School of Medicine
Dr. Doolittle specializes in melanoma malignancies, oncology and second opinions in cancer. His clinical interests and research focus are cancer, malignant melanoma, melanoma and sarcoma. As medical director of the Midwest Cancer Alliance, the outreach arm of The University of Kansas Cancer Center, Dr. Doolittle leads the effort to enhance cancer care by collaborating with health professionals throughout Kansas and Western Missouri. Under his direction, the MCA provides professional education, community outreach and access to cutting-edge clinical trials and the latest advancements in cancer care to people in their own communities, bringing more options close to home. Dr. Doolittle also conducts telemedicine clinics from the University of Kansas Medical Center with patients in Hays and Horton, Kansas.
Dr. Doolittle has been active in the telemedicine program at the University of Kansas Medical Center for nearly two decades. As medical director for the Center for Telemedicine and Telehealth, he consults for one of the most active telemedicine programs in the United States and has been involved in the establishment of telemedicine clinics for several disciplines. Dr. Doolittle has conducted more than 1,200 telemedical visits evaluating and managing patients with a wide variety of hematologic and oncologic disorders. He has been instrumental in expanding the Kansas telemedicine project through the development and establishment of additional services, including patient education, support groups and innovative programs such as TeleKidcare®, KUMC’s school-based telemedicine program. He has authored numerous publications concerning telemedicine delivery, cost-tracking, and patient satisfaction. In addition to the publications, he has delivered more than 60 presentations at national and international conferences on the topics of telemedicine, palliative care, oncology disorders, cost-tracking and patient satisfaction.
Dr. Doolittle a native of Kansas and received his undergraduate degree from Pittsburg State University in 1980 and his Medical Degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine in 1984. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at the University of Kansas Medical Center in 1987 and 1991 respectively.