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Pediatric hematology and oncology services evaluates and treats many blood disorders and cancers. Our highly trained specialists work together as a multidisciplinary team to determine the best treatment modalities for children, adolescents and young adults. Our services participates in the international Children's Oncology Group (COG) and provides comprehensive care for pediatric oncology patients.

Our service line staff includes five nurse practitioners, as well as dedicated child life specialists, social workers, nutritionists, care coordinators, integrative medicine, and pharmacy practitioners.

Your child can expect:

  • Comfortable and state of the art consultation rooms, imaging areas and inpatient care facilities
  • Compassionate delivery of diagnosis and treatment procedures
  • Complete support services including social work, patient education, chaplaincy programs and other resources.
  • Coordinated care from highly trained specialists in pediatric blood disorders and childhood cancer
  • Cutting edge basic and translational research studies in pediatric oncology and hematology aimed to improve health and long term survival
  • Specialty clinics for childhood leukemia, brain tumors, sarcomas, solid tumors, and histiocytosis, bleeding and clotting disorders
  • Specialty comprehensive clinics for children and adults with hemophilia

Areas of Service

  • Blood disorders
  • Bleeding and clotting disorders (hemophilia, thrombophilia, thrombosis)
  • Malignant neoplastic diseases of children (pediatric cancers)

Zeinab A. Afify, MD

Dr. Afify received her medical degree from University of Alexandria, Egypt, Faculty of Medicine. She completed her Pediatric residency and Pediatric Hematology Oncology fellowship in Riley Hospital for Children, Indiana University. She was on the faculty in the department of Pediatrics in Alexandria University for 10 years. She also took clinical ... Read More

Specialties:

Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Locations:

Eccles Primary Children’s Outpatient Services Building 801-662-1000
Primary Children's Hospital
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
801-662-4700

Phillip E. Barnette, MD, DVM

Phillip Barnette, MD, DVM, is an associate professor in the University of Utah School of Medicine and a member of the Experimental Therapeutics Program at Huntsman Cancer Institute. He is a pediatric oncologist-hematologist. Barnette is interested in the study of acute childhood leukemia, clinical trials of leukemia, and research and therapeutic a... Read More

Specialties:

Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Locations:

Primary Children's Hospital
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
801-662-4700

Michael W. Boyer, MD

Patient Rating:

4.7

4.7 out of 5

Dr. Boyer is currently the Director of the University of Utah Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, which encompasses both adult and pediatric bone marrow transplant, with clinical services at the Huntsman Cancer Institute (Clinic 2C) and at Primary Children's Medical Center. He is also the Medical Director for the University of Utah Cell Therapy F... Read More

Specialties:

Blood and Marrow Transplantation, Hematology/BMT, Pediatric Hematology & Oncology, Stem Cell Transplant

Locations:

Huntsman Cancer Hospital
Clinic 2C/BMT, Blood and Marrow Transplant
801-585-2626
Primary Children's Hospital
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
801-662-4700

Carol S. Bruggers, MD

Dr. Bruggers received her medical degree from Michigan State University in 1984,completed her Pediatric Residency at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, Colorado, and her Pediatric Hematology Oncology Fellowship at Duke University in North Carolina. She joined the faculty in the Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah... Read More

Specialties:

Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Locations:

Primary Children's Hospital
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
801-662-4700

Michael E. Engel, MD, PhD, FAAP

Michael Engel, MD, PhD, attended the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, TN. He completed his Pediatric residency training and subspecialty training in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. He recently joined the faculty of the University of Utah School of Medicine and Primar... Read More

Specialties:

Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Locations:

Primary Children's Hospital 801-662-4700

Douglas Fair, MD, MS

Dr. Fair received his medical degree from Albany Medical College, completed his Pediatric residency at UT Southwestern in Austin at Dell Children´s Hospital, and his Pediatric Hematology/ Oncology Fellowship here at the University of Utah. He also received additional training in Clinical Research through the Masters of Science in Clinical Investiga... Read More

Specialties:

Cancer Survivorship, Cardio-Oncology, Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Locations:

Primary Children's Hospital 801-662-2900

Mark N. Fluchel, MD

Dr. Fluchel received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, completed his Pediatric residency at Seattle Children´s Hospital, and his Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He joined the faculty of the University of Utah in 2007, where he is currently an Associate Profes... Read More

Specialties:

Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Locations:

Primary Children's Hospital
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
801-662-4700

Andrew C. Harris, MD

Dr. Harris received his medical degree from the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. He then completed his Pediatric residency at the Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital and his Pediatric Hematology-Oncology and Blood and Marrow Transplantation fellowship at the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital at the University of M... Read More

Specialties:

Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Locations:

Primary Children's Hospital 801-662-4700

Richard S. Lemons, MD, PhD

Richard Lemons, MD, PhD, is a professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine, medical director and chief of pediatric hematology/oncology at Primary Children's Medical Center and the University of Utah, and a Huntsman Cancer Institute investigator. He is involved in various clinical trials for pediatric malig... Read More

Specialties:

Hemophilia, Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Locations:

Primary Children's Hospital
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
801-662-4700

Luke Maese, DO

Dr. Maese received his medical degree from the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in Kansas City, Missouri. He then completed his pediatric residency at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and went on to complete a clinical fellowship in pediatric hematology/oncology at the University of Utah. He joine... Read More

Specialties:

Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Locations:

Primary Children's Hospital
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
801-662-4700

Jessica A. Meznarich, MD

Dr. Meznarich received her medical degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, Washington.  She then completed her residency in Pediatrics and fellowship in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology at the University of Utah/Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah. She joined the faculty of the University of Utah in ... Read More

Specialties:

Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Locations:

Primary Children's Hospital 801-662-2900

Elizabeth Ann Raetz, MD

Dr. Raetz received her medical degree and completed residency training at the University of Wisconsin. She completed a fellowship in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology at the University of Utah and was a member of the faculty from 1998 to 2002. Dr. Raetz returned to the faculty of the University of Utah in 2014, where she is a Professor in the Division... Read More

Joshua D. Schiffman, MD

Dr. Schiffman received his medical degree from Brown University School of Medicine, completed his Pediatric Residency, Pediatric Chief Residency, and Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship at Stanford University. He has been an investigator at the Huntsman Cancer Institute since 2008, and a faculty member at the University of Utah since 2009. Dr.... Read More

Specialties:

Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Locations:

Huntsman Cancer Hospital 801-585-0100
Primary Children's Hospital
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
801-662-4700

David C. Shyr, MD

Dr. Shyr received his medical degree from Medical College of Wisconsin, completed his Pediatric residency at UC San Diego/Rady Children’s Hospital, his Pediatric Hematology/Oncology fellowship at CHOC Children’s Hospital, and his Pediatric Stem Cell Transplant fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children’s Hospital.  He was an attending ... Read More

Specialties:

Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Locations:

Primary Children's Hospital 801-662-2900

Anupam R. Verma, MD

Anupam Verma, MD, is an assistant professor and physician in the Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology at the University of Utah, an investigator at the Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI), and a member of the Experimental Therapeutics program. In her clinical work at Primary Children’s Medical Center, she cares for children with blood diseases... Read More

Specialties:

Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Locations:

Primary Children's Hospital
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Primary Children's Hospital 801-662-4700

Specialties:

Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Locations:

Primary Children's Hospital
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
801-662-4700

Hassan M. Yaish, MD

Hassan M Yaish, MD. Medical Director, Intermountain Hemophilia and Thrombosis Treatment Center. Graduated from college of Medicine, University of Damascus in 1964 Internship in internal medicine and pediatrics at Augesta Victoria Hospital in Jerusalem and Damascus city Hospital in Damascus, Syria. Residency in pediatrics at the Royal medical servic... Read More

Specialties:

Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Locations:

Primary Children's Hospital
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
801-662-4700
Primary Children's Hospital (PCH) 100 N. Mario Capecchi Dr.
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
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