|Schedule An Appointment||Clinical Office Address|
|(801) 585-0100||Huntsman Cancer Hospital
1950 Circle of Hope
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
|(801) 662-4700||Primary Children's Hospital
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
Dr. Schiffman received his medical degree from Brown University School of Medicine, completed his Pediatric Residency, Pediatric Chief Residency, and Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Stanford University. He has been an investigator at the Huntsman Cancer Institute since 2008, and a faculty member at the Univeristy of Utah since 2009. Dr. Schiffman is board-certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Hematology-Oncology.
He is currently an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah and is in the Division of Hematology/Oncology at Primary Children´s Medical Center. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Oncological Sciences. As the Medical Director of the High Risk Pediatric Cancer Clinic at Huntsman Cancer Institute, his specific clinical interests are cancer susceptibility in families, with a focus on the genomic changes necessary for cancer development.
Dr. Schiffman’s work in the High Risk Pediatric Cancer Clinic contributed to a landmark study in the field of clinical cancer genetics demonstrating that early cancer surveillance in families with Li-Fraumeni Syndrome significantly improves overall survival. He continues to work with children and families at high risk for cancer development to discover genes that may be targeted for both prevention and treatment of childhood cancer.
Dr Schiffman in the Education Director for the Program in Personalized Health Care at the University of Utah.
Board Certification and Academic Information
|Academic Departments||Pediatrics - Associate Professor
Oncological Sciences - Adjunct Associate Professor
|Academic Divisions||Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
|Board Certification||American Board of Pediatrics (Sub: Ped Hematology-Oncology)