Rebecca Ortolano, MD

Rebecca Ortolano, MD, Major, Army

Name: Rebecca Ortolano, MD, Major, Army

USU Department of Primary Appointment: 
Fellow, Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Faculty Rank: 
Assistant Professor
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD

Research Interests:
Bone marrow failure syndromes

Office Phone: 
(518) 526-9315


Undergraduate: Colgate University, BS in Molecular Biology, class of 2004
Medical School: Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, MD, class of 2010
Pediatric Residency: Madigan Army Medical Center, 2010-2013
Fellowship Pediatric Hematology and Oncology: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, 2015-2018

Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments

  • Skelton Award: for top resident in a 3-year training program at Madigan Army Medical Center, 2013
  • Cheif Resident, Pediatrics Madigan Army Medical Center, 2013-2014
  • Feild Surgeon, Camp Casey, Republic of Korea, 2014-2015
  • Adjunct Principal Investigator, NHLBI/NIH clinical trial, Low Dose Danazol for the treatment of telomere related diseases (NCT01441037)
  • Scientific Reviewer, Hematology Branch Protocol Scientific Review, NHLBI/NIH
  • NCC Annual GME Internal Review Committee 2016-2017
  • MHS Female Physician Leadership Course 2017
  • Military Medical Humanitarian Assistance Course, Clinicians Course, 2012


  • deWeber KD, Olszewski and Ortolano. Knuckle cracking and hand osteoarthritis. JABFM Mar-Apr 2011 Vol.24 No.2 Page 169-174.