Bassem I. Razzouk, MD
Ascension Medical Group

Bassem I. Razzouk, MD

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Pediatrics
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
Medical Group
Ascension Medical Group
Gender
Male
Languages Spoken
English, Arabic

About

Dr. Bassem Razzouk is currently medical director of Pediatric hematology/Oncology at Peyton Manning Children's Hospital in Indianapolis, where he is also the Children's Oncology Group (COG)'s Principal Investigator, where he supervises around 50-60 open clinical research protocols . He has long experience as a clinical investigator in the areas of childhood leukemia and supportive care, and is currently the only doctor from Indiana serving as a committee member on the largest Pediatric clinical trial for children , adolescents, and young adults with Acute Myeloid Leukemia. He has been chair or co-chair of several COG clinical trials investigating the role of new drugs for treatment of refractory/relapsed acute leukemia in children and young adults. Dr. Razzouk has been on faculty in the leukemia/lymphoma division at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital between 1998 and 2006, where he was also medical director of Middle East programs in the international outreach program. He was also medical director of the telemedicine program and very active in many distance learning and training initiatives. Dr. Razzouk serves as aVice-Chair of the AScension St. Vincent's IRB , member of Cancer committees and is involved in several initiatives for quality improvement and has authored 94 peer-reviewed articles and numerous abstracts and book chapters. He has mentored many junior faculty members and pediatric hematology/oncology fellows at St. Jude and mentors many medical students and pediatric residents at St. Vincent Hospital. He is a member of American Society of Hematology (ASH), American Society of Clinical oncology (ASCO), and American Society of Pediatric hematology /oncology ( ASPHO) , and is a fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) . He is married with 4 children , including twin girls that will be graduating from high school this year.

Education

Medical/Professional

  • American University of Beirut - Lebanon

Residency

  • American University of Beirut - Lebanon
  • State University of New York College of Medicine

Fellowship

  • St Jude Children's Research Hospital

Internship

  • American University of Beirut - Lebanon

Qualifications

Hospital Affiliations

  • Ascension Indiana St. Vincent Hospital - Indianapolis

Certifications

  • The American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics
  • The American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
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