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St Petersburg Outpatient Care Center - Hematology Oncology

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


Dr. New is the director of the Sickle Cell Disease Program in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Cancer & Blood Disorders Institute. She joined the hospital staff in 2023. 

She was previously a hematologist-oncologist at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, where she most recently served as director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and clinical director of the Egleston Sickle Cell Program in the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center. Before that she was the Egleston hospital’s section chief of hematology-oncology and clinical director in the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center in Egleston. She was also associate professor of pediatrics at Emory Pediatric Institute. 

Dr. New has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and book chapters and has given many talks internationally, nationally and regionally. Her research interests include recruitment for multi-center trials in sickle cell, as well as global initiatives in sickle cell disease service, education and awareness. 

Dr. New earned her medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. She completed her pediatric internship and residency at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey. She then completed a fellowship in pediatric hematology-oncology at Columbia University/New York Presbyterian Medical Center. more



  • MD; Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (1996)


  • Pediatrics; Rutgers - Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (1999)


  • Pediatric Hematology-Oncology; New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center (2002)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatric Hematology-Oncology) (2006)
  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics) (2000)


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.

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

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