Cancer Care in Tampa, Cancer and Blood Disorders Institute at Johns Hopkins All Children's

Children with cancer or blood disorders receive comprehensive, expert care at our Outpatient Care Center in Tampa.

When children are diagnosed with cancer, they need expert, compassionate care from a team that recognizes their unique needs. For children with all types of pediatric cancers and blood disorders, the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Cancer & Blood Disorders Institute team provides the expert care they need closer to home at our Outpatient Care Center in Tampa, Florida.

Our team includes physicians, nurses, advanced practice providers, phlebotomists, and other support staff with deep experience in treating children with cancer and blood disorders.

Johns Hopkins All Children's Outpatient Care, Tampa

Johns Hopkins All Children's Outpatient Care
12220 Bruce B Downs Blvd., Tampa, FL 33612

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Johns Hopkins All Children's Outpatient Care, Tampa

Appointments are available on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Appointments for some services, such as lab draws and some chemotherapy, are also available on Thursdays.

Meet Our Physicians

Irmel Ayala, MD


Dr. Ayala is the division chief of Hematology and director of the Hemophilia and Bleeding Disorders Treatment Center at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital. She also is the hematology leader of the Young Women Bleeding Disorders/Menorrhagia Clinic, which focuses on a multidisciplinary approach to bleeding symptoms in girls and young women. Dr. Ayala also is involved in the newly created Immune Dysregulation Clinic, which evaluates patients with autoimmune cytopenias in a multidisciplinary approach.

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Irmel Ayala, M.D.

Kristin Lieb, MD MA


Dr. Lieb is a pediatric hematologist-oncologist in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Cancer & Blood Disorders Institute. She sees patients on the hospital’s main campus in St. Petersburg, Florida, and at Outpatient Care, Tampa. She joined the hospital staff in 2023.

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Jonathan Metts, MD


Dr. Metts specializes in pediatric hematology/oncology in the Johns Hopkins All Children's Cancer & Blood Disorders Institute. He joined the hospital in 2016. He received his medical degree from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and completed an internship and residency in pediatrics at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital through the University of South Florida Morsani School of Medicine. Dr. Metts then trained at Emory University School of Medicine as a pediatric hematology/oncology fellow.

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Jonathan Metts, MD

Nick Park, MD


Dr. Park is a pediatric hematologist-oncologist at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital who primarily sees patients at the Outpatient Care location in Tampa. He earned his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati and completed his residency at Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children, where he also served as chief resident specializing in pediatric medicine. He completed a pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship at Children’s Hospital of Orange County and blood banking/transfusion medicine fellowship at MD Anderson Cancer Center. 

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Nick Park, M.D.

Stacie Stapleton, MD


Dr. Stapleton is the division chief of oncology and director of pediatric neuro-oncology at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. Dr. Stapleton joined the hospital in 2007 and is double-board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in general pediatrics and pediatric hematology/oncology. She has formal training in pediatric neuro-oncology. Dr. Stapleton is on the Pediatric Palliative Care Team at Johns Hopkins All Children’s and she specializes in symptom control and end of life care. She has been awarded numerous grants for phase I studies for patients with brain and spinal cord tumors as well as clinical research in pediatric palliative care. Dr. Stapleton’s research experience includes investigator-initiated and multi-center research projects.

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Stacie Stapleton M.D.

The Cancer and Blood Disorders Institute at Johns Hopkins All Children’s

We provide expert, compassionate care for children of all ages with both rare and common cancers and blood disorders. Learn more about all our programs and services.