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Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Faculty


Hematology Faculty


May Chien, MD
Instructor

Research Interest: 

Bertil Glader, MD, PhD
Professor

Leadership Role(s): RBC Special Studies Lab Medical Director

Research Interest: Bone marrow failure disorders, red blood cell/hemolytic disorders

Michael Jeng, MD
Professor

Leadership Role(s): Bass Center Co-Director, Fellowship Program Director

Research Interest: Transfusion related iron overload, histiocytic disorders, vascular anomalies

Aditi Kamdar, MD, MSPH
Clinical Assistant Professor

Clara Lo, MD
Clinical Associate Professor

Leadership Role(s): Interim Hematology Section Chief; Outpatient Medical Co-Director; Rotation Director, Pediatric Hematology Selective/Elective; Rotation Director, PEDS305A Pediatric Hematology Clerkship

Research Interest: Biomarkers and targeted therapy in pediatric immune thrombocytopenia, inherited platelet disorders

Louise Lo, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Research Interest: General clinical hematology

Anupama Narla, MD
Assistant Professor

Research Interest: Bone marrow failure, disorders of erythropoiesis

Jennifer Tsai, MD
Instructor

Research Interest: 

Oncology Faculty


Catherine Aftandilian, MD, MS
Clinical Assistant Professor

Leadership Role(s): Outpatient Medical Co-Director

Research Interest: Infectious complications of pediatric cancer treatment

Jay Michael Balagtas, MD
Clinical Associate Professor

Leadership Role(s): Outreach Program Director at John Muir Medical Center

Research Interest: General clinical oncology

Harvey Cohen, MD, PhD
Deborah E. Addicott - John A. Kriewall and Elizabeth A. Haehl Family Professor

Leadership Role(s): Palliative Care Medical Director

Research Interest: Proteomics in ALL, brain tumors, biomarkers in pediatric diseases

Gary Dahl, MD
Professor

Leadership Role(s): Adolescent and Young Adult Program Medical Director

Research Interest: Phase I drug studies for childhood cancer, multidrug resistance in leukemia and solid tumors, biology and treatment of AML, AYA care

Kara Davis, DO
Assistant Professor

Research Interest: Cell Signaling in pediatric leukemia

Joan Fisher, MD, PhD
Clinical Associate Professor

Leadership Role(s): Director of Outreach

Research Interest: General clinical oncology and palliative care

Meena Kadapakkam, MD
Instructor

Research Interest: Bone sarcoma

Sara Kreimer, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Leadership Role(s): Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Core Rotation Co-Director

Research Interest: Solid tumors and vascular anomalies

Norman Lacayo, MD
Associate Professor

Leadership Role(s): Interim Oncology Section Chief

Research Interest: Early phase clinical trials for relapsed leukemia and biomarkers for risk-stratification, genomic and proteomic analysis in de novo acute leukemia

Michael Link, MD
Lydia J. Lee Professor

Research Interest: Treatment of non-Hodgkin lymphoma and Hodgkin lymphoma

Crystal Mackall, MD
Ernest and Amelia Gallo Family Professor

Leadership Role(s): Stanford Cancer Institute Associate Director; Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy Program Leader, Stanford Cancer Institute; Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy Director at Stanford; Cancer Immunotherapy Program Director, Department of Pediatrics

Research Interest: Cancer immunotherapy

Robbie Majzner, MD
Assistant Professor

Research Interest: Cancer immunotherapy, CAR T cells, neuroblastoma, sarcomas

Lianna Marks, MD
Clinical Assistant Professsor

Research Interest: Treatment of Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma, global oncology outreach

Allison Pribnow, MD, MPH
Clinical Assistant Professor

Research Interest: Clinical concentration in solid tumors with a focus on management of bone sarcomas. Treatment of recurrent/refractory OS and EWS, early phase clinical trials, AYA oncology and global oncology outreach

Sneha Ramakrishna, MD
Instructor

Research Interest: Cancer immunotherapy, CAR T cells

Rebecca Richards, MD, PhD
Instructor

Research Interest: 

Julien Sage, PhD
Professor

Leadership Role(s): Cancer Biology PhD Program Co-Director

Research Interest: Mechanisms of action of retinoblastoma tumor suppressor gene

Kathleen Sakamoto, MD, PhD
Shelagh Galligan Professor

Leadership Role(s): T32 Training Grant Program Director

Research Interest: Normal and aberrant hematopoiesis, targeted therapies

Liora Schultz, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Research Interest:

Sheri Spunt, MD, MBA
Endowed Professor of Pediatric Cancer

Research Interest: Soft tissue sarcoma, cancer survivorship, and adolescent/young adult cancer care

John (Fritz) Tan, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Research Interest: General clinical oncology

Adjunct Faculty


Anne Borgman, MD
Adjunct Professor

Jorge DiMartino, MD, PhD
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor

Jennifer Duda, MD
Adjunct Clinical Instructor

Erin Karski, MD
Adjunct Clinical Instructor

Benjamin Kim, MD, MPhil
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor

Richard Ko, MD, MHS, MS
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor

Carol O'Hear, MD
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor

Stephen Simko, MD
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor

Michael Wei, MD
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor

Wendy Wong, MD
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor