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Rogerio Izar Neves, M.D., Ph.D.

Office Information

Penn State Hershey Plastic Surgery
30 Hope Drive, Building A, Suite 1860
Hershey, PA 17033
Tel: 800-243-1455 / 717-531-8952 Fax: 717-531-0098


Plastic Surgery Surgical Oncology

Patient Services Provided

Melanoma and Cutaneous Oncology Cutaneous Sarcoma MOHS Reconstruction Breast Reconstruction Skin cancer

Practice Locations

Biographical Information

Associate Professor of Surgery, Dermatology,  Pharmacology and Medicine
Deputy Director, Penn State Melanoma Center
Director, Melanoma and Cutaneous Oncology Program
Clinical Science Leader, Melanoma Therapeutics Program
Penn State Cancer Institute

Plastic Surgery- Hospital Das Clínicas, University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine, 1988 -1990

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Research- Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Pennsylvania State University, 1991

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Research- Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, 1992

Professional Education

Residency, Surgery, Plastic, Hospital Das Clinicas - University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine (1990) M.D., Faculdade de Medicina do ABC (1985)


Neves RI, Stevenson J, Hancey MJ, Vangelisti G, Miraliakbari R, Mackay D, Clarke L.
Endovascular papillary angioendothelioma (Dabska tumor): underrecognized malignant tumor in childhood.
J Pediatr Surg. 2011 Jan;46(1):e25-8.
Neves RI, Reynolds BQ, Hazard SW, Saunders B, Mackay DR.
Increased post-operative complications with methylene blue versus lymphazurin in sentinel lymph node biopsies for skin cancers.
J Surg Oncol. 2010 Dec 28.
Fateh S, Schell TD, Gingrich R, Neves RI, Drabick JJ.
Unsuccessful high dose IL-2 therapy followed immediately by near continuous low dose temozolomide can result in rapid durable complete and near-complete remissions in metastatic melanoma.
Cancer Biol Ther. 2010 Dec 1;10(11):1091-7.
Baiocchi G, Duprat JP, Neves RI, Fukazawa EM, Landman G, Guimarães GC, Valadares LJ.
Vulvar melanoma: report on eleven cases and review of the literature.
Sao Paulo Med J. 2010. 128(1):38-41.
de Sá BC, Fugimori ML, Ribeiro Kde C, Duprat Neto JP, Neves RI, Landman G.
Proteins involved in pRb and p53 pathways are differentially expressed in thin and thick superficial spreading melanomas.
Melanoma Res. 2009. 19(3):135-41.
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