Dr. Luke Nordquist is a medical oncologist in Omaha, NE. He received degrees in both Pharmacy and Medicine from Creighton University in Omaha, NE. He completed an Internal Medicine residency at the University of South Florida/H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, FL. In 2004 Dr. Nordquist completed a fellowship in Medical Oncology/Hematology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Joan & Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University in New York City with a focus in the treatment and research of Urologic Cancers (Prostate, Kidney, Bladder, & Testicular Cancers).
Dr. Nordquist founded and currently serves as the Medical Director of the Urology Cancer Center and the nationally recognized GU Research Network in Omaha, NE. In 2013 this center was 1 of 7 cancer centers awarded the 2013 ASCO Clinical Trials Award for their excellence in cancer research.
He is the co-founder and CEO of CancerOpinions.com, a team of leading cancer specialists from across the U.S. each recognized for their expertise in a specific cancer. This elite team of specialists provides expert 2nd opinions for any cancer patient domestically and abroad without the patient having to travel for an expert opinion.
Dr. Nordquist is the host of "CancerOpinions with Dr. Luke" a weekly radio show that keeps listeners informed of what is going on in the world of cancer. This show airs in the Midwest on 1110AM KFAB and on the web at iheartradio.com.
Dr. Nordquist is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology's (ASCO) Government Relations Committee which represents the interests of cancer physicians and patients when it comes to national health policy changes. He was also chosen as the ASCO representative on the American College of Physicians Subspecialty Council, and as an expert panelist on the Guidelines Development Panel for Advanced Prostate Cancer. He has served on the Medical Executive Committee for Alegent Lakeside Hospital since 2008 and as Chief of the Medical Staff from 2012-2014.
Dr. Nordquist sought out Gordon Whitten to help solve the universal and progressive issue of inefficient and often lack of physician to physician communication and health systems to physician communication. Dr. Nordquist realizes the importance of efficient communication as a cornerstone for improved care coordination and optimal patient outcomes.
Gordon D. Whitten founded Sojern, Inc. in 2007 and served as its Chief Executive Officer until April 2011. Mr. Whitten also founded and served as President and Chief Executive Officer for Income Dynamics Inc., maker of “ItsDeductible” software, allowing people to value correctly according to IRS guidelines the household goods they donated to charity. The company was acquired by Intuit, Inc. (makers of TurboTax, QuickBooks, Quicken and more) in 2003. He served as Vice President and General Manager of Focused Business Initiatives at Intuit. His early career included working in software and operations consulting with companies such as First Data Corporation, Firstar Bank, Citibank, PSI Group, Inc. and CSG Systems. Mr. Whitten subsequently formed Income Dynamics with a group of partners to build and launch ItsDeductible™ in early 2000. Mr. Whitten serves on the Board of Directors for Sojern, Inc. and is a member of the Board of Trustees for Hastings College. He was honored as an All-American in football and was named an Academic All-American at Hastings College. Recently he was inducted into the Hastings College Athletic Hall of Fame. He holds several U.S. patents and has been the recipient of several awards including the CEO’s Leadership Award (2007) from Intuit. He is also active on behalf of several non-profit organizations. He was honored as the Ernst and Young Technology Entrepreneur of the Year for Midwest Region in 2003. Mr. Whitten earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Hastings College.