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Peter J. Schoettler, M.D.

  1. Pediatric Hematologist / Oncologist

Peter Schoettler, M.D., is a board-certified Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist with an interest and expertise in pediatric solid tumors. Dr. Schoettler's interest in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology was inspired at a young age after his brother and sister were both diagnosed with a rare pediatric lung cancer, pleuropulmonary blastoma (PPB). His clinical and research interests are in PPB and anaplastic sarcoma of the kidney (ASK) which are both associated with the cancer predisposition syndrome, DICER1 Syndrome. Dr. Schoettler is a member of the Children's Oncology Group Rare Tumor and Young Investigator Committees. Dr. Schoettler's other interests include cheering for Minnesota sports teams and spending time with his family and mini-goldendoodle, Waffles.

  1. Anaplastic kidney sarcoma
  2. DICER1 syndrome
  3. Ewing sarcoma
  4. Neuroblastoma
  5. Osteosarcoma
  6. Pleuropulmonary blastoma
  7. Sarcoma
  8. Wilms' tumor
  1. 2021
    Fellow - Pediatric Hematology/OncologyUT Southwestern Medical Center
  2. 2018
    Internship/ResidencyUniversity of California-Irvine/Children’s Hospital of Orange County
  3. 2015
    MDUniversity of Minnesota
  4. 2011
    BS - ChemistryUniversity of Minnesota


  1. 2023
    Pediatric Hematology-OncologyAmerican Board of Pediatrics
  2. 2018
    Pediatrics (Archived)American Board of Pediatrics

Awards and honors

  1. 2021
    Early Career AwardThe American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO)
  2. 2018
    Director’s Award, UCI/CHOC Pediatrics ResidencyUniversity of California-Irvine/Children’s Hospital of Orange County
  3. 2015
    People’s Choice Award Poster at Annual MeetingMN American Academy of Pediatrics

Professional memberships

  1. 2021 - present
    MemberRare Tumors and Young Investigators Committee, Children's Oncology Group
  2. 2020 - present
    MemberInternational PPB Prospective Treatment Trial Working Groups
  3. 2019 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  4. 2018 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  5. 2018 - present
    MemberRare Tumors, Renal Tumors, and Young Investigators, Children's Oncology Group
  6. 2015 - 2018
    Co-ChairChildren’s Hospital Orange County