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Pediatric Oncology

Donald Small, M.D. with pediatric oncology patientProviding evidence-based treatments in a patient- and family-centered care environment is the aim of staff in the Division of Pediatric Oncology, says its director, Don Small.

The world-class specialists and subspecialists in the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center Division of Oncology provide comprehensive care for children with every form of cancer as well as support for the entire family.

Our staff includes a variety of specialists, all of whom understand the special needs of children with cancer. They include:

  • pediatric subspecialty physicians
  • palliative care specialists
  • child life professionals
  • social workers 
  • rehabilitation medicine experts
  • and home health care and hospice professionals

Conditions We Treat

Johns Hopkins Pediatric Oncology is recognized as worldwide leaders in the treatment of all types of childhood cancers including:

Programs and Centers


Featured Stories

Willard Standiford, M.D.

When the Differential is Wide-Ranging

Catonsville, Md., pediatrician Willard Standiford wasn't quite sure what to make of his 9-year-old patient's symptoms. Over four days, she had experienced intermittent fever, fatigue, headache, nighttime chills, cough and throat pain, prompting her mom to take her to an ENT, who prescribed an antibiotic, and then-as symptoms persisted-to the nearest ED, where she was diagnosed with dehydration.

 
Dr. Lewis the therapy dog

Calling Dr. Lewis, The Therapy Dog

Lewis the therapy dog visited Johns Hopkins Children’s Center June 23rd. The Chesapeake Bay retriever played fetch, “red light-green light” and “hide-and-go-seek” with pediatric oncology patients in the hospital’s 11th floor Great Room and then took the elevator down for a few visits on the infant and toddler unit.


Contact Us

Patients

Make an appointment: 410-955-8751

Our nurses and doctors will see a patient the same day you call, no delays on new patients.

Physicians

Physicians may call the Hopkins Access Line (HAL) 24 hours a day, at 410-955-9444 or 1-800-765-5447 and ask for the pediatric oncology attending physician.  

Visit the Kimmel Cancer Center for more information on making an appointment.

Locations

For more information on locations and directions, please visit the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center website.

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