Dr. Pestell has received many distinguished degrees throughout his academic career. He currently holds an M.D. from the University of Western Australia, a F.R.A.C.P. (Endocrinology subspecialty) a Ph.D. from the University of Melbourne, Howard Florey Institute, a F.A.C.P. (Fellow American College of Physicians), an M.B.A. from New York University, and a Doctor of Medical Science from University of Melbourne.
Dr. Pestell currently serves at the President of Pennsylvania Cancer and Regenerative Medicine Center in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. He has founded two biotechnology companies and is the author of multiple patents.
Aside from his many degrees, Dr. Pestell is an awarded educator and doctor. In 1993 he received the Robert Wood Johnson award for minority medical education. In 2007, he was honored with the Distinguished Speaker Award for TJU Departments of Pathology, Anatomy, and Cell Biology.
Dr. Pestell has over 550 publications and has held numerous Clinical Internships and Residencies.