Jeffrey Hord, MD

Jeffrey Hord, MD

Jeffrey Hord, MD

Director, Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders;
Associate Chair for Subspecialty Practice Operations
Past President, Medical Staff

Department(s):
Cancer Survivorship Program
Cancer and Blood Disorders
Factor Distribution Program
Infusion Center
Stem Cell Transplant Program
Hemostasis and Thrombosis Center
Sickle Cell Program


Under Dr. Jeffrey Hordís leadership, Akron Childrenís now ranks in the top 1/3 of pediatric cancer centers in the U.S., in terms of the number of new cancer cases treated each year. Dr. Hord has served as a national spokesperson for many topics regarding childhood cancer and blood disorders, such as exertional sickling in athletes. In fact, the NCAA used Dr. Hord for its video on this topic, which it distributed to colleges nationwide. He also was quoted in the Wall Street Journal in the winter of 2011 about the shortage of pediatric cancer drugs.

America's Top Doctor Best Doctor 2007-2008 Best Doctor 2009-2010 Best Doctor 2011-2012 Best Doctor 2013 U.S. News Best Children's Hospitals - Cancer 2013-2014 Best Doctors 2014

Locations

Akron Children's Hospital
Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders
214 W. Bowery Street
Akron , OH 44308
Phone: 330-543-8580
Fax: 330-543-3220
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Other Locations:
Cancer & Blood Disorders - Boardman
Cancer & Blood Disorders - Cleveland

Medical School

University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY

Residency

Pediatrics: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH

Fellowship

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology: Vanderbilt University Hospital and Clinic, Nashville, TN

Board Certifications

Pediatrics and Pediatrics Hematology/Oncology, American Board of Pediatrics

Academic Appointments

Professor of Pediatrics, Northeast Ohio Medical University

Associations

Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
American Society of Hematology
American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Society for Pediatric Research

Clinical Interests

Acquired severe aplastic anemia, oncology supportive care, practice management and quality improvement

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