Lymphoma Foundation of America

Lymphoma Specialists - Referral List

1100 N. Main Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Tel: (734) 222-1100 | Fax: (734) 222-1100


Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
44 Binney Street
Boston, MA 02115
Phone number: (617) 632-5138 - New patient coordinators

Director: Arnold Freedman, M.D.

Board-certified lymphoma doctors:
Philippe Armand, M.D.
Jennifer R. Brown, M.D., Ph.D.
George P. Canellos, M.D.
Arnold Freedman, D.D.
Eric D. Jacobsen, M.D.
Ann S. LaCasce, M.D.
Lawrence Shulman, M.D.

"If patients would like to find a lymphoma specialist close to where they live, we are happy to refer them to local physicians."


Yale Cancer Center
New Haven, CT
Vincent DeVita, M.D.
(203) 785-4370


Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY
Carol Portlock, M.D. (800) 525-2225 or (212) 639-8109


New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center
New York, NY
Morton Coleman, M.D. (212) 517-5900
Richard Silver, M.D. (212) 746-2098


James P. Wilmot Cancer Center
Rochester, NY
Richard Fisher, M.D. (585) 275-5823



The Cancer Institute of New Jersey
195 Little Albany Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Phone number: 732-235-8064

Director: Roger K. Strair, M.D., Ph.D.

Board-certified lymphoma doctors:
Roger K. Strair, M.D., Ph.D.
Joseph Aisner, M.D., Medical Oncologist
Arnold Rubin, M.D., Hematologist/Medical Oncologist
Dale Schaar, M.D., Ph.D., Hematologist/Medical Oncologist

Patients who contact The Cancer Institute of New Jersey are given referrals to one of their Network Affiliate Hospitals throughout New Jersey, if one of these affiliates is closer to their home. A list of their Network Affiliates can be found on their website under the tab "affiliate network."


Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
1600 Penn Tower
3400 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone number: 215-615-5858 Option #2

Director: Stephen Schuster, M.D.

Board-certified lymphoma specialists:
Stephen Schuster, M.D.
Edward Stadtmauer, M.D.
Sunita Nasta, M.D.
Jakub Svoboda, M.D.
Donald Tsai, M.D.


Fox Chase Cancer Center
Department of Medical Oncology
333 Cottman Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19111
Phone number: 215-728-6900

Director: Mitchell Smith, M.D.

Board-certified lymphoma specialists:
Adam Cohen, M.D.
Michael Millenson, M.D.


Greenebaum Cancer Center
University of Maryland
22 South Greene Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Phone number: 410-328-1230

Director: Maria R. Baer, M.D.

Board-certified lymphoma specialists:
Ashraf Badros, M.D.
Arnob Banerjee, M.D.
Ronald Gartenhaus, M.D.
Ivana Gojo, M.D.
Trishna Goswami, M.D.
Amy Kimball, M.D., Ph.D.
Aaron Rapoport, M.D.
Douglas Ross, M.D., Ph.D.
Edward A. Sausville, M.D., Ph.D.
Saul Yanovich, M.D.
Young Kwok, M.D.

"We occasionally refer patients to specialists closer to home, but this is done on a case by case basis, usually after the patient has been seen in consult here."


Johns Hopkins Oncology Center
Baltimore, MD
Richard Ambinder, M.D. (410) 955-8839


National Institute on Aging
Baltimore, MD
Dan Longo, M.D. (410) 558-8110
Patricia Duffey, R.N. (410) 558-8541


University of Maryland Cancer Center
Baltimore, MD
Meyer Heyman, M.D. (800) 492-5538


Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
3800 Reservoir Rd.
Washington, DC 20057
Phone number: 202-444-7932

Director: Bruce D. Cheson, M.D.

Board-certified lymphoma specialists:
Dr. Philip Cohen
Dr. Catherine Broome
Dr. Craig Kessler

"Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center is willing/able to provide lymphoma expert names for other geographic areas."


Massey Cancer Center
Virginia Commonwealth University
401 College Street
Richmond, Virginia 23298
Phone number: 1-877-MASSEY

Director: Dr. Gordon D. Ginder

Board-certified lymphoma specialists:
Dr. Gordon D. Ginder
Dr. Steven Grant
Dr. Prithvi Bose
Dr. Amir Toor
Dr. Harold Chung
Dr. William Clark

Will try to refer a patient to a lymphoma specialist close to where they live.



Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center
2220 Pierce Ave.
Nashville, TN 37232
Phone number: 877-936-8422 or 615-936-8422

Director: Madan Jagasia, M.D.

Board-certified lymphoma specialists:
Dr. John Greer
Dr. Nishitha Reddy
Todd Tenenholz, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Radiation Oncology. Phone number: 615-322-2555

Vanderbilt can refer a patient to a lymphoma specialist close to where they live.


Wake Forest Comprehensive Cancer Center
Wake Forest University
Medical Center Boulevard
Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27157-1082
Phone number: 336-713-5433

Director: Denise Levitan, M.D.

Board-certified lymphoma specialists:
Denise Levitan, M.D.
Seema Naik, M.D.

Wake Forest will refer patients to specialists closer to their homes.


Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
450 West Drive
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27519
Phone number: 919-966-7782

Directors: Dr. Thomas Shea
Dr. Stephen Park
Kristy Richards

Contact person for this program at UNC:
Belinda Gunn
Adult Hem/Onc Clinic
Phone: 919-966-7782
Fax: 919-843-5267
Initial correspondence with Belinda is done via fax.

Board-certified lymphoma specialists:
Thomas C. Shea, M.D.
Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant Program
Phone: 919-966-7746

Kristy Richards, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Division of Hematology and Oncology
1090 Genetic Medicine Building
Campus Box 7361
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7361
Phone: 919-966-0374

Steven Park, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Division of Hematology and Oncology
170 Manning Drive, 3rd Floor
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7305
Phone: 919-843-5968
Fax: 919-966-6535

Lineberger can help patients find a physician closer to home.


Hollings Cancer Center
86 Jonathan Lucas Street
Charleston, South Carolina 29425
Phone number: Bonnie Boyce (843) 792-9300

Director: Luciano Costa, M.D., Ph.D.

Board-certified lymphoma specialists:
Luciano Costa, M.D., Ph.D.
Robert Stuart, M.D.
Yubin Kang, M.D.

Hollings can refer a patient to a lymphoma specialist close to where they live.


Moffitt Cancer Center
12902 Magnolia Drive
Tampa, Florida, 33612
Phone number:
813-745-1857 Ms. Tomaco Shellman - Lymphoma clinic appointments
813-745-8212 Ms. Gayle Behrle - Lymphoma administration

Director: Lubomir Sokol, M.D., Ph.D.

Board-certified lymphoma specialists:
Lubomir Sokol, M.D., Ph.D.
Eduardo Sotomayor, M.D.
Celeste Bello, M.D.
Jennifer Cultrera M.D.
Benjamin Djulbegovic, M.D., Ph.D.
Salvador Bruno, M.D.
Paul Chervenick, M.D.
Javier Pinilla, M.D., Ph.D.


Southwestern Medical Center
Simmons Cancer Center
5323 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, Texas 75390
Phone number: (214) 645-4673

Director: Robert Collins, M.D.

Board-certified lymphoma specialists:
Robert Collins, M.D.
Madhuri Vusirikala, M.D.
Larry Anderson, M.D., Ph.D.
Harris Naina, M.D.
Thomas Froehlich, M.D.
Amy Harker-Murray, M.D.
John Bagwell, M.D.
Jenny Li, M.D.

"We are happy to provide names of other lymphoma specialists, as requested. We encourage people to visit the UTSW website at to learn more about theses individual physicians and the Simmons Cancer Center."


Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center
Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza
Houston, Texas 77030
Phone number: 713-798-2500

Adult Lymphoma: Martha Mims M.D.
Pediatric lymphoma: Catherine Bollard M.D.
Lymphoma Special Program of Research Excellence: Helen Heslop M.D.

Adult Lymphoma
Baylor Clinic - Phone 713.798.2500
Board-certified lymphoma specialists:
Mark Udden M.D.

Transplant for Adult Lymphoma CAGT (Center for Cell and Gene Therapy)
The Methodist Hospital - Phone 713 441 6250
Board-certified lymphoma specialists:
George Carrum M.D.
Carlos Ramos M.D.
Ram Kamble M.D.

Pediatric Lymphoma
Texas Children’s Cancer Center - Phone 832-822-4240 or 1-800-226-2379
Board-certified lymphoma specialists:
Kala Kamdar M.D.
Ken McClain M.D.

Transplant for Adult Lymphoma (Center for Cell and Gene Therapy)
Texas Children’s Hospital - Phone 832-822-4240 or 1-800-CANCER9 (1-800-226-2379)
Board-certified lymphoma specialists:
Robert Krance M.D.
Alana Kennedy-Nasser M.D.


M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Lymphoma and Myeloma Center
Houston, TX
(713) 792-3510



Karmanos Cancer Center
4100 John R.
Detroit, MI 48201
Phone number: 1-800-527-6266

Director: Charles A. Schiffer, M.D.

Board-certified lymphoma specialists:
Charles A. Schiffer, M.D.
Radhakrishnan Ramchandren, M.D.
Melissa Runge-Morris, M.D.
Jeffrey Zonder, M.D.

Will refer to specialists close to patient's home when possible.


University of Michigan Medical Center Comprehensive Cancer Center
Ann Arbor, MI
Mark Kaminski, M.D. (800) 211-8181; (734) 647-8915


Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center
Chicago, IL
Leo Gordon, M.D. (312) 695-0990


Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center
Department of Hematology/Oncology
535 Barnhill Drive, RT 400
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Phone number: 317-944-0920

Director: Michael J. Robertson, M.D.

Board-certified lymphoma specialists:
Michael J. Robertson, M.D.
Jose Azar, M.D.
Shivani Srivastava, M.D.
All can be contacted at 317-944-0920

The Center provides patient assistance to find a Lymphoma specialist in their area.


University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, MN
Bruce Peterson, M.D. (888) 256-9787; (612) 624-5631
Dan Weisdorf, M.D. (888) 256-9787; (612) 624-0123


Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN
Hematology/Oncology Dept. (507) 284-2111


Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, Iowa 52242
Phone numbers: Clinical care – 319-356-4200; Research – 319-353-8620

Director: Dr. Brian Link

Board-certified lymphoma specialists:
Dr. Brian Link
Dr. Lori Rosenstein
Dr. George Weiner


UW Paul P. Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center
600 Highland Ave.
Madison, Wisconsin 53792
Phone numbers: Cancer Connect 608-262-5223; 1-800-622-8922

Director: Brad Kahl, M.D.

Board-certified lymphoma specialists:
Kahl, Brad, M.D. Associate Professor of Medicine (CHS)
Chang, Julie, M.D. Assistant Professor of Medicine (CHS)

This cancer center does not refer lymphoma patients to lymphoma specialists closer to where the patient lives.


University of Nebraska Medical Center
Eppley Cancer Center
600 South 42nd Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68198
Phone number: 402-559-6500

Director: Julie M. Vose, M.D.

Board-certified lymphoma specialists:
James O. Armitage, M.D.
Philip J. Bierman, M.D.
R. Gregory Bociek, M.D.
Julie M. Vose, M.D.

Eppley Cancer Center will refer to a lymphoma specialist close to where patients live.



University of Arizona Cancer Center
Tucson, AZ
Thomas Miller, M.D. (520) 626-2900 or (502) 626-2667


USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
1441 Eastlake Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90033
Phone number: Division of Hematology (323) 865-3950 then option 6.

Director: Peter A. Jones, Ph.D.

Board-certified lymphoma specialists:
Ann F. Mohrbacher, M.D.; Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Vinod Pullarkat, M.D., Associate Professor and Clinical Director of the Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Program
Sikander Ailawadhi, M.D., Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Patients wanting to schedule an appointment must first go through the "Referral Office" (first time appointments only) – (323) 865-3105. After the first appointment, patients will be given the name and phone numbers to their physician's scheduler and nurse.

Should a patient need the name of a doctor not in the LA area, the staff will ask Faculty for a name.


Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA
Lawrence Piro, M.D. (800) 233-2771; (310) 582-7900
Michael Lill, M.D. (800) 233-2771; (310) 423-2997


UCLA Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA
Mary Territo, M.D. (310) 296-6909
John Glaspy, M.D. (310) 794-4955


University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Cancer Center
1450 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone number for new lymphoma patients: 415-353-2051

Director: Lawrence Kaplan, M.D.

Board-certified lymphoma specialists:
Lawrence Kaplan
Wei Ai
Charalambos Andreadis
Lloyd Damon
Rebecca Olin

University of California San Francisco does not provide a list of lymphoma specialists close to where the patient lives.


Stanford University Medical Center
Palo Alto, CA
Saul Rosenberg, M.D. (650) 725-6455
Sandra Horning, M.D. (650) 725-6456
Ronald Levy, M.D. (650) 725-4971


Scripps Clinic Cancer Center
La Jolla, CA
Allan Saven, M.D. (858) 455-9100


Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle, WA
Frederick Appelbaum, M.D. (800) 804-8824; (206) 667-4412


Radiation Specialists

C. Norman Coleman, M.D. (301) 496-5457
Division of Clinical Studies
National Cancer Institute
Bethesda, MD

Eli Glatstein, M.D. (800) 789-PENN
University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center
Philadelphia, PA

Richard Hoppe, M.D. (650) 725-4788
Stanford University Medical Center
Stanford, CA

Peter Mauch, M.D. (617) 667-9550
Dana-Farber Institute
Boston, MA

Nancy Price Mendenhall, M.D. (800) 749-7424; (352) 265-0287
University of Florida College of Medicine
Gainesville, FL

Leonard Prosnitz, M.D. (919) 416-3853; (919) 668-7342
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC


Lymphoma Foundation of America's list of lymphoma specialists and cancer centers is updated annually. The information contained in this list comes from: National Cancer Institute (NCI), American Board of Medical Specialties, and information provided to our Foundation by each of the listed cancer centers. Some individual physicians are listed because their names are provided to our Foundation by the lymphoma patient community.

If you are a lymphoma patient who utilizes the services of any center or physician on this list, or have gone to a lymphoma specialist not on this list, we welcome your feedback about your experience. The list is compiled as a public service of the Lymphoma Foundation of America. No doctor or institution pays to be listed.

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