Stacie Lynn Stapleton, M.D.

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Hospice and Palliative Care, Pediatric Oncology

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St Petersburg Outpatient Care Center - Hematology Oncology

601 5th Street South
St Petersburg, FL 33701
Phone: 727-767-4176 | Fax: 727-767-4379
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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.

Dr. Stapleton is an associate professor of pediatrics at the University of South Florida and an assistant professor in the department of pediatrics at Johns Hopkins University.

Dr. Stapleton completed her medical training at St. Louis University School of Medicine, residency training at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas and fellowship training at Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children’s Hospital. Dr. Stapleton also served 13 years in the United States Air Force.  Dr. Stapleton is a member of the American Board of Pediatrics, the Children’s Oncology Group, the Society of Neuro-Oncology, American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, and America Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. more



  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine (1996)


  • Pediatric Hematology-Oncology; Baylor College of Medicine (2006)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatric Hematology-Oncology) (2006)
  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics - General) (1999)

Videos & Media

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

Local oncologists talk cancer ‘moonshot’ initiative, St. Pete Catalyst (October 10, 2022)
Tampa Bay toddler diagnosed with golf ball-sized brain tumor after parents notice unusual symptoms, WFLA -TV (January 25, 2023) 


Below you'll find a list of the insurance accepted by specialty physicians at Johns Hopkins All Children's. Please check with your insurance company and the physician's office before your child's visit to verify coverage and referral requirements.

Inclusion of a certain health plan on the list below does not guarantee that all services, locations or physicians are covered by your insurance company. Benefit plan design, credentialing and network criteria may limit coverage. The acceptance of certain plains may change occasionally and this page may not be immediately updated.

  • Evolutions (Commercial)
  • United (Commercial)
  • TriCare-HMHS (Commercial)
  • Coventry (Commercial)
  • Gulf Coast Provider Network (Commercial)
  • BCBS FL (Commercial)
  • Avmed (Commercial)
  • Coventry (Commercial)
  • Humana Commercial
  • Coventry (Commercial)
  • Simply Healthcare (Medicaid&HealthyKids)
  • United Community Plan (Medicaid&HealthyKids)
  • Florida Medicaid
  • WPS TriCare East (Commercial)
  • Coventry (Commercial)
  • Humana (Medicaid)
  • Molina (Medicaid)
  • Multiplan (Commercial)
  • Aetna Better Health (Medicaid)
  • Aetna (Commercial)
  • Cigna Health Care (Commercial)
  • Coventry (Commercial)
  • Sunshine State/Wellcare (Medicaid&HealthyKids)
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