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Ellen Manzullo, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Professor of Medicine (NTCA), Department of General Internal Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Deputy Department Chair, Department of General Internal Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Section Chief, General Internal Medicine, Department of General Internal Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Office Address

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Boulevard
Unit Number: 1465
Houston, TX 77030
Room Number: FCT13.5000
Phone: (713) 745-4516
Fax: (713) 792-3861

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1986 The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX, MD, Doctor of Medicine
1982 St. Mary's University, San Antonio, TX, Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude

Postgraduate Training

7/1987-6/1989 Clinical Residency, The University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX, Dr. Lavis
7/1986-6/1987 Clinical Internship, The University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX, Dr. Lavis

Board Certifications

2020 American Board of Internal Medicine

Experience/Service

Administrative Appointments/Responsibilities

Associate Medical Director, Ambulatory Treatment Center, Department of General Internal Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 10/1997-present

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Escalante CP, Martin CG, Elting LS, Price KJ, Manzullo EF, Weiser MA, Harle TS, Cantor SB, Rubenstein EB. Identifying Risk Factors for Imminent Death in Cancer Patients with Acute Dyspnea. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management Vol. 20, No. 5:318-25, 11/2000. PMID: 11068153.
2. Manzullo E, Liu W, Escalante C. Treatment of Cancer-Related Fatigue: An Update. Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy Vol. 3, No. 1:99-106, 2003.
3. Escalante CP, Manzullo E, Valdres R. A Cancer-Related Fatigue Clinic: Opportunities and Challenges. J Natl Compr Canc Netw Vol. 1, No. 3(3):333-343, 7/2003. PMID: 19761068.
4. Elting LS, Cooksley C, Chambers M, Cantor SB, Manzullo E, Rubenstein EB. The Burdens of Cancer Therapy: Clinical and Economic Outcomes of Chemotherapy-Induced Mucositis. Cancer Vol. 98, No. 7(7):1531-9, 10/2003. PMID: 14508842.
5. Escalante CP, Weiser MA, Manzullo E, Benjamin R, Rivera E, Lam T, Ho V, Valdres R, Lee EL, Badrina N, Fernandez S, DeJesus Y, Rolston K. Outcomes of Treatment Pathways in Outpatient Treatment of Low Risk Febrile Neutropenic Cancer Patients. Support Care Cancer Vol. 12(9):657-62, 9/2004. PMID: 15185134.
6. Rolston KV, Manzullo EF, Elting LS, Frisbee-Hume SE, McMahon L, Theriault RL, Patel S, Benjamin RS. Once Daily, Oral, Outpatient Quinolone Monotherapy for Low-risk Cancer Patients with Fever and Neutropenia: A Pilot Study of 40 Patients Based on Validated Risk-prediction Rules. Cancer Vol. 1, No. 106(11)(11):2489-94, 6/2006. PMID: 16628654.
7. Escalante CP, Manzullo EF, Lam TP, Ensor JE, Valdres RU, Wang XS. Fatigue and its Risk Factors in Cancer Patients Who Seek Emergency Care. J Pain Symptom Manage 36(4):358-66, 10/2008. e-Pub 4/2008. PMID: 18411011.

Invited Articles

1. Manzullo EF, Escalante CP. Research Into Fatigue. Hematol Oncol Clin North Am Vol. 16,(3):619-28, 6/2002. PMID: 12170571.
2. Manzullo EF, Weed HG. Perioperative Issues in Patients with Cancer. Med Clin North Am Vol. 87(1):243-56, 1/2003. PMID: 12575893.

Abstracts

1. Sahai S, Porter A, Manzullo E, Andrabi T, Holmes L. Survey of Perioperative Beta-Blockade at a Comprehensive Cancer Center. IN Program/Proceedings of 2nd Annual Perioperative Medicine Summit Volume 73 E-Supplement 1, 9/2006.
2. Sahai S, Wobb J, Manzullo E. The Internal Medicine Perioperative Assessment Center: An Innovation in the Perioperative Management of Medical Comorbidities at a Comprehensive Cancer Center. Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine 73 E-Supplement 1, 9/2006.
3. Porter A, Sahai SK, Manzullo E, Andrabi T, Holmes L. A Needs Assessment of Perioperative and Long-Term Beta-Blockade in Cancer Patients Undergoing Surgery. IN Program/Proceedings of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Division of Internal Medicine Research Retreat, Houston, TX, 5/2006.

Book Chapters

1. Escalante CP, Manzullo EF, Weiss M. Oncologic Emergencies and Paraneoplastic Syndromes. In: Cancer Management: A Multidisciplinary Approach. The Oncology Group New York: New York, 2008.
2. Escalante CP, Manzullo EF, Weiss M. Oncologic Emergencies and Paraneoplastic Sndromes. In: Cancer Management: A Multidisciplinary Approach, 10th. Ed(s) Pazdur R, Coia L, Hoskins W, Wagman L. CPM Medica: Darien, CT, 979-1002, 2007.
3. Lance C, Manzullo EF, Weed HG. Cancer. In: Perioperative Medicine: Just The Facts. Ed(s) Cohn SL, Smetana GW, Weed HG. McGraw Hill: New York, New York, 181-185, 2006.
4. Mundy S, Manzullo E. Oncologic Emergencies. In: The M. D. Anderson Manual of Medical Oncology. Ed(s) Kantarjian HM, Wolff RA, Koller CA. McGraw Hill: New York, New York, 1011-1041, 2006.
5. Escalante CP, Manzullo EF, Weiss M, Bonin SR. Oncologic Emergencies and Paraneoplastic Syndromes. In: Cancer Management: A Multidisciplinary Approach, 10th. The Oncology Group: New York, New York, 2006.
6. Manzullo EF, Hwang J, Weed H. Preoperative Management of Patients with Cancer. In: Up to Date, 2003.

Manuals, Teaching Aids, Other Teaching Publications

1. Burman K, Manzullo E, Yeung SC. Perioperative Management of Hyperthyroid Patients, (updated yearly). American College of Physician's PIER (Physicians' Information and Education Resource). Peer-Reviewed, http://pier.acponline.org/physicians/diseases/periopr861/pdf/periopr861.pdf, 9/2006.
2. Manzullo E, Yeung SC. Perioperative Management of Hypothyroid Patients. (updated yearly). American College of Physician's PIER (Physicians' Information and Education Resource). Peer-Reviewed, http://pier.acponline.org/physicians/diseases/periopr926/periopr926.html, 3/2005.
3. Mundy S, Manzullo E, Escalante C. Medical Backgrounder on Cancer-Related Fatigue. Timely Topics in Medicine, www.ttmed.com, 3/2003.

Last updated: 8/7/2014