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The information and opinions expressed on this website are intended for informational and educational purposes only. They in no way should be considered a substitute for a doctor's advice. You should discuss your specific treatment needs and concerns with a doctor or CML specialist.

CML Specialists

With CML being a rarer form of leukemia, and the NCI estimating approximately 8950 diagnoses this year, it is important to seek out the opinions of those who treat this disease as a normal course of their day.  Our organization is proud to have several of the nation's top CML specialists on our Medical Advisory Board and we can connect you with specialists all across the country.

The following list (alphabetical by last name) includes contact information for a number of specialists across the country.  This list is updated regularly. Don't see your specialist listed? Let us know.

Peter Adamson, MD (PEDIATRIC)
Children's Oncology Group (COG)
Children's Hosp of Philadelphia (CHOP)
Philadelphia, PA 

Jessica K. Altman, MD

Robert H. Lurie Cancer Center

Northwestern University

Chicago, IL 

Richard Aplenc, MD, PhD. (PEDIATRIC)
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)
Philadelphia, PA 

Ehab Attalah, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Medical College of Wisconsin

Milwaukee, WI

Ellin Berman, MD
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

Ravi Bhatia, MD

Professor of Medicine

Hematology/Oncology Division Director

UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center Deputy Director

University of Alabama, Birmingham, 

Birmingham, AL

Jan Cerny, MD, PhD
Director, Leukemia Program
UMass Memorial Medical Center
University of Massachusetts
Worcester, MA 

Jorge Cortes, MD - ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER
Chair, CML Section 
Department of Leukemia
Division of Cancer Medicine
University of Texas
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

Michael Deininger, MD, PhD
Chief of Hematology and Hematologic Malignancies
University of Utah
Huntsman Cancer Institute
Salt Lake City, UT 

Brian Druker, MD
Director
Oregon Health and Science University
Knight Cancer Institute
Portland, OR
Read "A Conversation with Brian Druker" The New York Times

Harry Erba, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, UAB Hematologic Malignancy Program
Department of Hematology & Oncology
University of Alabama, Birmingham
Birmingham, AL 

Hagop Kantarjian, MD
Department of Leukemia
Division of Cancer Medicine
University of Texas
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX


Emory University
Winship Cancer Institute
Atlanta, GA 

Richard A. Larson, MD

Professor of Medicine

Director, Hematologic Malignancies Program

University of Chicago Medicine

Chicago, IL

Alison Loren, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

University of Pennsylvania Hospital
University of Pennsylvania Health System
Philadelphia, PA 

Michael Mauro, MD - ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER
Program Leader, CML and MPNs
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

Stephen D. Nimer, MD
University of Miami Health System

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

Miami, Florida

Javier Panilla-Ibarz, MD, PhD
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer & Research Center
Tampa, Florida 

Ronald Paquette, MD

Cedars - Sinai

University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA 

David L. Porter, MD
Abramson Cancer Center
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 

Gail Roboz, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College
Associate Attending Physician
New York Presbyterian Hospital
New York, NY

Michael E. Rytting, MD (PEDIATRIC)
The Children's Cancer Hospital @ M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
The University of Texas
Houston, TX 

Charles L. Sawyers, MD
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

Charles Schiffer, MD
Professor of Medicine and Oncology
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Karmanos Cancer Center
Detroit, MI 

Jeffrey Schriber, MD, F.R.C.P.
Scottsdale Cancer Transplant institute
Scottsdale, AZ 

Neil Shah, MD - ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER
University of California, San Francisco
Diller Comprehensive Cancer Center
San Francisco, CA

Richard T. Silver, MD

Weill Cornell Medicine

New York - Presbyterian

New York, NY 

B. Douglas Smith, MD

Johns Hopkins
Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
Baltimore, MD

David S. Snyder, MD
City of Hope

Duarte, CA 

Richard Stone, MD
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, MA

Kendra Sweet, MD

Moffitt Cancer Center

Tampa, FL

Jerald P. Radich, MD
University of Washington
School of Medicine
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (for Appointments)
The Radich Lab
Seattle, WA 

Ellen K. Ritchie, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University

New York Prebyterian

New York, NY

Moshe Talpaz, MD - ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER
University of Michigan
U of M Comprehensive Cancer Center
Ann Arbor, MI