Dr. Amar J Gajjar MD Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist

Dr. Amar Gajjar is a pediatric hematologist-oncologist in Memphis, Tennessee. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. He received his medical degree from Grant Medical College and has been in practice for 32 years. He is one of 5 doctors at Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center and one of 15 at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital who specialize in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist: General Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Hospital Affiliation

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Ranked #5 in Pediatrics: Cancer

The University of Tennessee Medical Center

Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

University of South Florida
Residency, Pediatrics, 1986 - 1986

University of South Florida
Residency, Pediatrics, 1987 - 1989

Grant Medical College
Class of 1982

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Concordance between the chang and the International Society of Pediatric Oncology (SIOP) ototoxicity grading scales in patients treated with cisplatin for medulloblastoma.
Bass, J. K.,Huang, J.,Onar-Thomas, A.,Chang, K. W.,Bhagat, S. P.,Chintagumpala, M.,Bartels, U.,Gururangan, S.,Hassall, T.,Heath, J. A.,McCowage, G.,Cohn, R. J.,Fisher, M. J.,Robinson, G.,Broniscer, A.,Gajjar, A.,Gurney, J. G.

Examination of risk factors for intellectual and academic outcomes following treatment for pediatric medulloblastoma.
Schreiber, J. E.,Gurney, J. G.,Palmer, S. L.,Bass, J. K.,Wang, M.,Chen, S.,Zhang, H.,Swain, M.,Chapieski, M. L.,Bonner, M. J.,Mabbott, D. J.,Knight, S. J.,Armstrong, C. L.,Boyle, R.,Gajjar, A.

Central neurogenic hyperventilation and renal tubular acidosis in children with pontine gliomas.
Ledet, D.,Delos Santos, N. M.,Khan, R.,Gajjar, A.,Broniscer, A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Capital BC Keystone Health Plan Central HMO
  • Capital Blue Cross PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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