Dr. Theodosia A Kalfa MD Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist

Dr. Theodosia Kalfa is a pediatric hematologist-oncologist in Cincinnati, Ohio and is affiliated with Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. She received her medical degree from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki School of Medicine and has been in practice for 24 years. Dr. Kalfa accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 40 doctors at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center who specialize in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology. She also speaks multiple languages, including Greek.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist: General Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Hospital Affiliation

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Ranked #1 in Pediatrics: Cancer

Education & Medical Training

University of North Carolina Hospitals
Residency, Pediatrics, 1996 - 1999

Duke University Hospital
Fellowship, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 2000 - 2003

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki School of Medicine
Class of 1990

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 14 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 10 years in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

OH State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Cooperating G6PD mutations associated with severe neonatal hyperbilirubinemia and cholestasis.
Mizukawa, B., George, A., Pushkaran, S., Weckbach, L., Kalinyak, K., Heubi, J.E., Kalfa, T.A.

Rac1 and Rac2 GTPases are necessary for early erythropoietic expansion in the bone marrow but not in the spleen.
Kalfa, T. A., Pushkaran, S., Zhang, X., Johnson, J. F., Pan, D., Daria, D., Geiger, H., Cancelas, J. A., Williams, D. A., Zheng, Y.

Rac GTPases regulate the morphology and deformability of the erythrocyte cytoskeleton.
Kalfa, T.A., Pushkaran, S., Mohandas, N., Hartwig, J.H., Fowler, V.M., Johnson, J.F., Joiner, C.H., Williams, D.A., Zheng, Y.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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