Pediatric Leukemia and Lymphoma Care Team

Tanja Gruber, MD

Tanja Gruber, MD

Dr. Gruber is the chief of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation and the Director of the Bass Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Diseases. She is board certified in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology and Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Acute myeloid leukemia and other high-risk leukemias

Catherine Aftandilian, MD

Catherine Aftandilian, MD

Dr. Aftandilian is board certified in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology and Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL), acute myelogenous leukemia (AML)

Jay Michael Balagtas, MD

Jay Michael Balagtas, MD

Dr. Balagtas is board certified in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology and Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Pediatric leukemia and lymphoma

Kara Davis, DO

Kara Davis, DO

Dr. Davis is board certified in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology and Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Cancer immunotherapy, pediatric leukemia

Jennifer Kamens, MD

Jennifer Kamens, MD

Dr. Kamens is board certified in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology and Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Acute myeloid leukemia and other high-risk leukemias

Norman Lacayo, MD

Norman Lacayo, MD

Dr. Lacayo is board certified in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology.

Areas of expertise:Acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL), acute myelogenous leukemia (AML)

Michael Link, MD

Michael Link, MD

Dr. Link is board certified in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology and Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Hodgkin’s lymphoma, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Crystal Mackall, MD

Crystal Mackall, MD

Dr. Mackall is board certified in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Pediatrics and Internal Medicine.

Areas of expertise:Cancer immunotherapy, CAR-T cell therapy, pediatric cancers

Lianna Marks, MD

Lianna Marks, MD

Dr. Marks is board certified in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology and Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Hodgkin’s lymphoma, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Sneha Ramakrishna, MD

Sneha Ramakrishna, MD

Dr. Ramakrishna is board certified in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology and Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Cancer immunotherapy, CAR-T cell therapy

Liora Schultz, MD

Liora Schultz, MD

Dr. Schultz is board certified in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology and Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Immune reconstitution, acute leukemia, graft-versus-host disease

Danielle Shin, MD

Danielle Shin, MD

Dr. Shin is board certified in Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Pediatric leukemia, cancer genomics