Pediatric Blood Disorders Doctors & Experts


The multidisciplinary and multilingual pediatric blood disorders team at MSK Kids provides comprehensive and culturally sensitive care to children, teenagers, and young adults with many types of noncancerous blood disorders. Our pediatric doctors, nurse practitioners, nurses, and other specialists work as a team to make your child’s care, treatment, and chance of a cure the best they can be. Our patients see the same team of healthcare professionals during their entire treatment and follow-up. This collaborative care is personalized to your child’s and your family’s needs.

As active members of your child’s care team, nurse practitioners and nurses play an essential role. They have exceptional knowledge and expertise to help you and your child throughout your experience with MSK Kids.

Our social workers stay in close contact with families to meet any practical, psychological, and social needs you may have. They provide counseling, information, and assistance throughout your child’s care and can also direct you to more resources. In addition, our child life specialists, teachers, patient and program coordinators, and session and physician-office assistants work together to support your child and family.

Find more information about our experts below. To make an appointment, please call 833-MSK-KIDS.

Pediatric Oncology, Hematology, and Immunology
Farid Boulad, MD
Farid Boulad

Medical Director, Pediatric Day Hospital

Nancy A. Kernan, MD
Nancy A. Kernan

Assistant Chief, Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Service

Kevin J. Curran, MD
Kevin J. Curran
Andromachi (Machi) Scaradavou, MD
Andromachi (Machi) Scaradavou
Pictured: Susan Prockop
Susan E. Prockop
Memorial Sloan Kettering pediatric hematologic oncologist Jaap-Jan Boelens
Jaap-Jan Boelens

Chief, Pediatric Stem Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapies Service; Richard J. O’Reilly Chair in Honor of Kevin Zoltan Merszei

MSK pediatric oncologist Maria Cancio
Maria Cancio
Memorial Sloan Kettering pediatric oncologist Andrew Kung
Andrew Kung

Chair, Department of Pediatrics

Richard J. O'Reilly, MD -- Chair, Department of Pediatrics; Chief, Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Service; Claire L. Tow Chair in Pediatric Oncology Research
Richard J. O'Reilly

Claire L. Tow Chair in Pediatric Oncology Research

Barbara (Gila) Spitzer, MD
Barbara (Gila) Spitzer
Gene Therapy
Pictured: Michel Sadelain
Michel Sadelain

Director, Center for Cell Engineering; Stephen and Barbara Friedman Chair

Isabelle Rivière
Isabelle Rivière

Director, Cell Therapy and Cell Engineering Facility

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Julia A. Kearney, MD
Julia A. Kearney
Memorial Sloan Kettering Neuropsychologist & Child Psychologist Stephen Sands
Stephen A. Sands

Director, Pediatric Neuropsychology

Nurse Practitioners
Social Work
Long-Term Follow-Up