Steven Kuerbitz, MD

Steven Kuerbitz, MD

Director, Divisional Research and Stem Cell Transplantation

Cancer and Blood Disorders
Stem Cell Transplant Program

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 Best Doctor 2015-2016


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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Medical School

Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI


Pediatrics: Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN


Pediatric Hematology/Oncology: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Board Certifications

Pediatrics and pediatric hematology/Oncology, American Board of Pediatrics

Academic Appointments

Professor of Pediatrics, Northeast Ohio Medical University


American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
American Association for Cancer Research
American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Clinical Interests

Stem cell transplantation, genetics of childhood cancer


Hinshaw M., Trowers A.B., Kodish E., Kuerbitz S., Shurin S. and Wood G.S. Three children with CD30 cutaneous lymphomas bearing the t (2;5) (p23;q35) translocation. Pediatr Dermatol. 21: 212-217, 2004.

Kuerbitz S.J., Pahys J., Wilson A., Compitello N. and Gray T. Hypermethylation of the imprinted NNAT locus occurs frequently in pediatric acute leukemia. Carcinogenesis, 23: 559-564, 2002.

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