Nicholas Yeager, MD
The Hitchcock-Wilson Fellowship in Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplantation (BMT) was established in July 1995 and is supported by a private endowment. It is ACGME approved and provides a broad experience in Hematology, Oncology and BMT. Eligible candidates should have completed a three-year residency in Pediatrics and be board certified or board eligible. The program presently accepts two fellows per year. Upon successful completion of the program, the fellow has met the training requirements for Pediatric Hematology-Oncology certification by the American Board of Pediatrics.
The Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant represents the pediatric branch of the National Cancer Institute approved Comprehensive Cancer Center located at the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute which is located four miles from Children's Hospital on the campus of The Ohio State University. The division is composed of 11 faculty, three PhDs, and 6 nurse practitioners. This division sees over 150 new Oncology patients per year. The Stem Cell Transplant center performs 20-25 transplants per year. Types of transplants performed include peripheral blood stem cell, autologous, cord blood and matched unrelated donor transplants. The apheresis center performs about 300 procedures a year including red blood cell, stem cell and plasma apheresis. The Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center cares for 260 sickle cell patients and the Comprehensive Hemophilia Center treats more than 330 patients with bleeding disorders and 100 patients with thrombophilia. These comprehensive programs are among the largest in Ohio and are supported in part by state and federal funding. Children's hospital also has a multidisciplinary pediatric Hospice.
Hematology/Oncology Inpatient unit (J5) consists of a new 32 bed unit with 8 designated bone marrow transplant beds, a day hospital, a family center and two hospice beds. The Hematology/Oncology clinic is located in the outpatient care center and has 10 exam rooms, a 10 bed infusion area, and an integral satellite pharmacy. Clinic is in session from 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM. Clinic visits exceed 11,000 visits per year.
We are currently taking applications. Please contact Marcie Sparks, Program Coordinator, for more information about applying to our program:
Marcie Sparks, Program Coordinator
Phone: (614) 722-3553
Fax: (614) 722-3699