Nick Fustino | Pediatric Oncology and Hematology Des Moines
Blank Children's Hospital

Nick Fustino, M.D., CPXP

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Clinic Hours

MON 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
TUE 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
WED 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
THU 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
FRI 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

1215 Pleasant Street
Suite 514
Des Moines, Iowa 50309



Blank Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center


About This ProviderPrint

Dr. Fustino earned a degree in Chemistry from Wake Forest University and a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Massachusetts. There he earned the Jacob Brem award for academic excellence and service in pediatrics. He completed residency in pediatrics at Eastern Virginia Medical School (Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters) and fellowship in pediatric hematology-oncology at the University of Texas Southwestern (Children’s Medical Center of Dallas). His laboratory research experience involved studying the molecular biology of germ cell tumors.  His clinical interests include germ cell tumors, LCH and histiocytic disorders, and anemia.  As a certified patient experience professional and patient experience physician champion for UnityPoint Health - Des Moines, he is also interested in patient perceptions of medical care.  In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family, sports, and music.

Member of:

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Society of Hematology
  • American Society of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
  • Children's Oncology Group
  • Histiocyte Society
  • Iowa Medical Society
  • Iowa Oncology Research Association


Pediatric Oncology and Hematology

Accepts Children


College/Medical School

University of Massachusetts


Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters, Virginia

Board Certification(s):

Pediatrics and Pediatric Hematology-Oncology


Children's Medical Center, Texas