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Karen Elizabeth Effinger, MD

Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist

Gender
Female
Language
English

Primary Specialty

Hematology/Oncology


Education

Board Certification
Am Bd Pediatrics (Sub: Pediatric Hematology-Oncology), American Board of Pediatrics
Postgraduate:
Stanford University School of Medicine
Postdoctoral Research Associate:
Washington University
Medical School:
New York Medical College
Internship:
Stanford University Medical Center Lucile Packard Childrens Hospital
Residency:
Stanford University Medical Center Lucile Packard Childrens Hospital
Fellowship:
Stanford University School of Medicine

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Introduction

Karen Effinger, MD, is a Pediatric Oncologist at the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Professor of Pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine. She specializes in the late effects of cancer treatment as currently serves as Clinical Operations Director of the Cancer Survivor Program.

Dr. Effinger received her medical degree from New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY, prior to obtaining her Master of Science in Epidemiology and Clinical Research from Stanford University School of Medicine. She then completed a residency in pediatrics and a fellowship in pediatric hematology, oncology and stem cell transplantation at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital/ Stanford University.

Research

Dr. Effinger’s research focus is to improve the overall health and quality of life for pediatric cancer survivors through early detection and treatment of late effects.

Learn more about Dr. Effinger’s research.

Locations

Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

Medical Office Building at Scottish Rite hospital, 5461 Meridian Mark Road NE Suite 400 Atlanta, GA 30342 Get Directions 404-785-1112

Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

Scottish Rite hospital, 1001 Johnson Ferry Road NE Atlanta, GA 30342 Get Directions 404-785-7112

Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

Egleston Hospital, 1405 Clifton Road NE Atlanta, GA 30322 Get Directions 404-785-1112