Alexis A. Thompson, MD, MPH

Hematology Section Head; A. Watson and Sarah Armour Chair of Childhood Cancer and Blood Diseases; Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine


Special Interests

Hox A11 gene, plalelet disorders, bone marrow failure, thalassemia, hemophilia, sickle cell disease​

Research Interests

Sickle cell disease; thalassemia; blood transfusion; iron overload

Biographical Information

Medical School

University of California (Health Services), LA, 1987 (MPH); Tulane University School of Medicine, 1983 (MD)

Postgraduate Training

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 1990; Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, 1986


Board certified in: Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, General Pediatrics

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