Treatment & Services
- Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
- Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
- Bone Marrow Transplantation
- Cancer Center
- General Hematology
- Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL)
- Acute Myeloid Leukemia
- Aplastic Anemia
- Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
- Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
- Hairy Cell Leukemia
- Hematologic Malignancies
- Hodgkin's Disease
- Multiple Myeloma
- Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS)
- Myeloproliferative Disorders
- Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - University of Chicago Hospitals
Chicago, IL USA
Residency - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Cleveland, OH USA
Internship - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Cleveland, OH USA
Medical School - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
Undergraduate - Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH USA
- Principal investigator or co-investigator of several protocols for the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research
- Principal investigator or co-investigator on many protocols regarding hematopoietic stem cell transplantation or other therapies for hematologic malignancies at Cleveland Clinic
- Research interests have included analyses of killer immunoglobulin-like receptors (KIR) in allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, reduced-intensity conditioning approaches for allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, and umbilical cord blood transplantation
- Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology
- Internal Medicine - Hematology
- Internal Medicine
Leukemia, hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, hematologic malignancies, drug development, clinical trials, cancer, lymphoma, myelodysplasia, multiple myeloma, myeloma
- American Society of Hematology
- American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
- Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research
- American Society of Clinical Oncology
- Southwest Oncology Group
Research & Publications
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|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||5|
|Knows Medical History||5|
|Time Spent with Patient||5|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||5|
3 Patient Comments
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Saved my life. What else can I say?
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