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Peter Kurniali, MD


  • Graduate School
    Bina Nusantara University Business School (Jakarta, Indonesia)
  • Medical School
    Universitas Trisakti Faculty of Medicine (Jakarta, Indonesia)
  • Residency
    Internal Medicine: Boston University School of Medicine at Roger Williams Medical Center (Providence, RI)
  • Fellowship
    Hematology/Oncology: Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI)
  • Board Certifications
    Internal Medicine: American Board of Internal Medicine
    Medical Oncology: American Board of Internal Medicine
    Hematology: American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Diagnosis and treatment of solid tumors
  • Diagnosis and treatment of benign and malignant hematological diseases
  • Cancer clinical trials and basic science research
  • To provide a high quality, comprehensive, and compassionate care to patients with cancers and/or blood disorders.

    Academic Appointment
    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences

    Professional Memberships
    American Society of Clinical Oncology
    American Society of Hematology
    American College of Physician
    North Dakota Medical Association

    Selected Research & Publications:
    • Schwartz K., Chang H.T., Nikolai M., Pernicone J., Rhee S., Olson K., Kurniali P.C., Hord N.G., Noel M., Treatment of glioma patients with ketogenic diets: report of two cases treated with an IRB-approved energy-restricted ketogenic diet protocol and review of the literature. Cancer Metab. 2015 Mar 25;3:3. doi: 10.1186/s40170-015-0129-1.
    • Kannarkatt J., Joseph J., Kurniali P.C., Al-Janadi A., Hrinczenko B., Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Stage II Colon Cancer: A Clinical Dilemma, J Oncol Pract. 2017 Apr;13(4):233-241. doi: 10.1200/JOP.2016.017210.
    • Kurniali P.C., Hrinczenko B., Al-Janadi A., Management of locally advanced and metastatic colon cancer in elderly patients. World J Gastroenterol. 2014 Feb 28; 20(8):1910-22.
    • Kurniali P.C., O'Gara K., Wang X., Wang L.J., Somasundar P., Falanga V., Espat N.J., Katz S.C., The effects of sorafenib on liver regeneration in a model of partial hepatectomy. J Surg Res. 2012 Nov; 178(1):242-7.
    • Kurniali P.C., Luo L.G., Weitberg A.B., Role of calcium/ magnesium infusion in oxaliplatin-based chemotherapy for colorectal cancer patients. Oncology (Williston Park). 2010 Mar;24(3):289-92.

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    Peter Kurniali, MD enjoys spending time with his family. In his spare time he enjoys traveling and cycling. He plays some musical instruments, including guitar and keyboard.

    Chairman of Medicine’s Research Award at Roger Williams Medical Center (2012)
    Outstanding Fellow Teaching Award at Michigan State University (2015)
    Primary Practice Location

    Sanford Cancer

    Sanford Medical Center
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    Bismarck, ND 58501

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