Bassem I. Razzouk, MD

Bassem I. Razzouk, MD

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Pediatrics
Medical Group
Ascension Medical Group
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Languages Spoken
English, Arabic


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.



  • American University of Beirut - Lebanon


  • St Jude Children's Research Hospital


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


  • American University of Beirut - Lebanon


Hospital Affiliations

  • Ascension St. Vincent Hospital - Indianapolis


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