Experts for Media - Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

David M. Loeb, MD, Ph.D

Chief, Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, Marrow and Blood Cell Transplantation, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore and associate professor, Pediatrics and Developmental and Molecular Biology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr. Loeb is a leading pediatric oncologist and NIH-funded researcher.  He has extensive expertise in sarcoma research and clinical care and is a bone marrow transplantation specialist. Dr. Loeb’s research spans the spectrum from basic and translational studies to clinical trials using novel therapies.

Areas of Expertise

  • Childhood cancer 
  • Treatments for childhood cancer including bone marrow transplant
  • Musculoskeletal Tumors
  • Sarcoma

Adam Levy, MD

Director, Pediatric Neuro-Oncology, The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr. Levy is an expert in treatment of brain tumors, the second most common cancer and the most common solid tumors in children and adolescents. His research interests focus on using new drugs and treatment plans for patients with cancer. Dr. Levy has a strong interest in medical education and is the director of the pediatric hematology-oncology fellowship-training program.

Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatric brain tumors
  • Medical education

Selected Media Coverage

Univision New York, El Diario

Deepa Manwani, MD

Director, Sickle Cell Disease Program, The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics (Hematology & Oncology), Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr. Manwani is a pediatric hematologist who leads the sickle cell team at CHAM. The team offers treatment and support for young children and teens with sickle cell disease and their families, including weekly support groups and an annual Sickle Cell Awareness Day event focused on new research and strategies for living with this disease.

Areas of Expertise

  • Sickle cell disease

Selected Media Coverage

U.S. News & World Report

Peter Cole, MD

Attending Physician, Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, and Marrow & Blood Cell Transplantation and Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College Medicine

Dr. Cole’s clinical practice focuses on treatment of children with leukemia and lymphoma. His research focuses reducing the toxicity of anticancer therapy, and how cognitive impairments are caused.

Areas of Expertise

  • Acute lymphoblastic leukemia
  • Hodgkin lymphoma
  • Reducing anticancer therapy toxicity

Selected Media Coverage

 Bronx News 12