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Justin B. Otis

Justin B. Otis, MD

Specialties: Neurology and Psychiatry

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Main Location

  • La Crosse Campus

    • East Building - Level 3

    1900 South Avenue La Crosse, WI 54601

    • Office Phone: (608) 775-9000
    • Fax: (608) 775-0592


Personal Interests

Dr. Otis enjoys spending his free time outdoors as much as possible, whether it's farming, camping or mountain biking.


  • English

Education and Training

Medical School
Creighton University
University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tuscon
Colorado University School of Medicine


  • Psychiatry - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Published Works

  • Li L, Xu-Monette ZY, Ok CY, et al. Prognostic impact of c-Rel nuclear expression and REL amplification and crosstalk between c-Rel and the p53 pathway in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Oncotarget. 2015;6(27):23157-23180. doi: 4319 [pii]
  • Rooney BL, Mathiason MA, Schauberger CW. Predictors of obesity in childhood, adolescence, and adulthood in a birth cohort. Matern Child Health J. 2011;15(8):1166-1175. doi: 10.1007/s10995-010-0689-1
  • Rooney BL, Mathiason MA, Schauberger CW. Predictors of obesity in childhood, adolescence, and adulthood in a birth cohort. Matern Child Health J. 2010;Online First. doi: 10.1007/s10995-010-0689-1
  • Friesema JS, Mathiason MA, Kallies KJ, Shapiro SB. Mechanical versus no bowel preparation for right hemicolectomy in a community-based medical center. 2009
  • Kothari SN, Anderson MJ, Borgert AJ, Kallies KJ, Kowalski TJ. Bouffant vs skull cap and impact on surgical site infection: Does operating room headwear really matter?. J Am Coll Surg. 2018;227(2):198-202. doi: S1072-7515(18)30328-4 [pii]
  • Uprety D, Bista A, Chennamadhavuni A, et al. Survival trends among patients with metastatic melanoma in the pretargeted and the post-targeted era: a US population-based study. Melanoma Res. 2018;28(1):56-60. doi: 10.1097/CMR.0000000000000394 [doi]
  • Raghavendra M, Madadi AR, Schaller JJ, Go RS. Decreased brain FDG uptake in patients with diffuse large B cell lymphoma (cold brain) is associated with high risk disease and predicts poor response to R-CHOP chemotherapy. 2012
  • Ruther NR, Jumonville AJ, Mathiason MA, Emmel AE, Wee SK, Go RS. Speed of accrual into published phase III oncology trials: a comparison across geographic locations. J Clin Oncol. 2012;30(15s):Abstract 6074
  • Akosah KO, McHugh VL, Barnhart SI, Mathiason MA, Schaper AM, Perlock PA. Pilot results of the Early Detection by Ultrasound of Carotid Artery Intima-Media Thickness Evaluation (EDUCATE) study. Am J Hypertens. 2007;20(11):1183-1188. doi: 10.1016/j.amjhyper.2007.07.007
  • Giricz O, Mo Y, Dahlman KB, et al. The RUNX1/IL-34/CSF-1R axis is an autocrinally regulated modulator of resistance to BRAF-V600E inhibition in melanoma. JCI Insight. 2018;3:1-21
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