Dr. Laura L Weakland MD Hematologist

Dr. Laura Weakland is a hematologist in Atlanta, Georgia. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Emory University Hospital and Emory University Hospital Midtown. She received her medical degree from University of South Florida College of Medicine and has been in practice for 17 years. She is one of 42 doctors at Emory University Hospital and one of 26 at Emory University Hospital Midtown who specialize in Hematology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Hematologist: General Hematology

Hospital Affiliation

Emory University Hospital Midtown
High performing in Cancer

Emory University Hospital
Ranked #44 in Cancer

Piedmont Fayette Hospital

Piedmont Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Emory University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1993 - 1996

Emory University
Fellowship, Hematology/Oncology, 1996 - 1999

University of South Florida College of Medicine
Class of 1993

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Hematology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Medical Oncology

GA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Short duration of elevated vIRF-1 expression during lytic replication of human herpesvirus 8 limits its ability to block antiviral responses induced by alpha interferon in BCBL-1 cells.
Pozharskaya, V.P., Weakland, L.L., Zimring, J.C., Krug, L.T., Unger, E.R., Neisch, A., Joshi, H., Inoue, N., Offermann, M.K.

Inhibition of infectious human herpesvirus 8 production by gamma interferon and alpha interferon in BCBL-1 cells.
Pozharskaya, V. P., Weakland, L. L., Offermann, M. K.

Paradoxical stimulation and inhibition by protein kinase C modulating agents of lipopolysaccharide evoked production of tumour necrosis factor in human monocytes.
Coffey, R. G., Weakland, L. L., Alberts, V. A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Choice HMO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Open Access POS
  • BCBS Georgia BlueChoice Option POS
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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