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Luko Laptalo, MD

Medical Oncologist

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Conditions Treated Laryngeal Cancer Lung Cancer Ovarian Cancer Pericardial Mesothelioma Peritoneal Mesothelioma Pleural Mesothelioma Testicular Mesothelioma

  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Luko Laptalo is a board certified medical oncologist based in Sacramento, California. He did his medical schooling at the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Arizona and also did a fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at the University of California, Davis Medical Center. Dr. Laptalo has been practicing for more than two decades and is currently associated with the Mercy San Juan Medical Center. He has also contributed to three research publications.

  • Education & Training


    Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

    Medical School


    University of Arizona



    University of California Davis


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Internal Medicine - Hematology

    American Board of Internal Medicine - Oncology

  • Hospital & Practice

    Marshall Medical Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (530) 622-1441

    1100 Marshall Way

    Placerville, California 95667

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    Mercy General Hospital

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (916) 453-4545

    4001 J St

    Sacramento, California 95819

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    Mercy San Juan Medical Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (916) 537-5000

    6501 Coyle Ave

    Carmichael, California 95608

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    Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (530) 888-4500

    11815 Education St

    Auburn, California 95602

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    Sutter Davis Hospital

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (530) 756-6440

    2000 Sutter Pl 2200

    Davis, California 95616

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    Sutter Medical Center Sacramento

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (916) 887-1130

    2825 Capitol Ave

    Sacramento, California 95816

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Luko Laptalo has contributed to 3 publications.

    Computer-assisted image analysis of bronchioloalveolar carcinoma.

    Lau, D., Seibert, A., Gandara, D., Laptalo, L., Geraghty, E., Coulon, C.; Clin Lung Cancer. 2005 Mar.

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    Trastuzumab plus docetaxel in HER2/neu-positive non-small-cell lung cancer: a California Cancer Consortium screening and phase II trial.

    Lara, P. N., Laptalo, L., Longmate, J., Lau, D. H., Gandour-Edwards, R., Gumerlock, P. H., Doroshow, J. H., Gandara, D. R.; Clin Lung Cancer. 2004 Jan.

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    Effect of diacylglycerols on the activity of cobra venom, bee venom, and pig pancreatic phospholipases A2.

    Zidovetzki, R., Laptalo, L., Crawford, J.; Biochemistry. 1992 Aug 25.

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