Andrew M. Yeager, MD

Professor Emeritus, Medicine
Professor Emeritus, Pediatrics

Andrew M. Yeager, MD

Academic / Professional Bio: 

Dr. Yeager is professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. At The University of Arizona Cancer Center, he serves as director of the Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program and associate director for Clinical Research, Phoenix. Dr. Yeager received his undergraduate and medical degrees from The Johns Hopkins University, where he completed a residency and chief residency in pediatrics and fellowship training in pediatric hematology/oncology. The major focus of Dr. Yeager’s clinical and research activities is hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for hematologic malignancies and non-malignant diseases. He is an experienced clinical investigator, internationally recognized for his studies of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in adults and children with leukemia and in children with genetic storage diseases or sickle cell anemia.

Research Interests: 

Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for hematologic malignancies and non-malignant diseases

Degrees: 
MD: The Johns Hopkins University, 1975
Honors and Awards: 
Affiliate, American Society of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Affiliate, American Society of Clinical Oncology
Affiliate, International Society for Experimental Hematology
Affiliate, American Society of Hematology
Affiliate, American Association for Cancer Research
Affiliate, Children's Oncology Group
Affiliate, Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group
Affiliate, Society for Pediatric Research
Affiliate, American Society for blood and Bone Marrow Transplantation
Affiliate, Center for International Blood and marrow Transplant Research
Affiliate, International Pediatric Transplant Association
Affiliate, Southwestern Oncology Group
Phi Beta Kappa, 1975
Best Doctors in Baltimore, Baltimore Magazine, 1991, 1993
Best Doctors in America, 1990, 1993, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007
Who's Who in the South and Southwest, 1994, 1997, 1999
Who's Who in American Education, 1995
Best Doctors in America: Southeast Region, 1995
Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare, 1995, 2003
Best Doctors in America: American Health Magazine, 1996
Who's Who in Science and Engineering,1996
International Who's Who of Professionals, 1997
Best Doctors in Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh Magazine, 2002
America's Top Doctors, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007
America's Top Doctors for Cancer, 2007
Residency: 
The Johns Hopkins University, 1976-1978
Fellowship: 
The Johns Hopkins University, 1978-1980
Board Certifications: 
American Board of Pediatrics, Hematologic Oncology
Specialties: 
Medical Oncology