Robert I. Liem, MD

Director, Comprehensive Sickle Cell Program; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine


Special Interests

Sickle cell disease, hereditary spherocytosis, thalassemia and general hematology​

Research Interests

Sickle cell disease; exercise physiology; health disparities

Biographical Information

Medical School

Northwestern University, 1997

Postgraduate Training

Fellowship in pediatric hematology/oncology, Johns Hopkins Hospital and the National Cancer Institute, 2001-2004; Chief resident, 2000-2001, and resident, pediatrics, Children's Memorial Hospital, 1997-2000


Board certified in: Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, General Pediatrics

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