Waitman Aumann, MD MS


Primary Specialty


Other Specialty

Pediatrics Emergency Dept


Board Certification
Am Bd Pediatrics (Sub: Pediatric Hematology-Oncology), American Board of Pediatrics
Research Fellowship:
Duke University Medical Center
Medical School:
George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Duke University Medical Center
Duke University Medical Center


Pubmed Profile



Dr. Aumann is a Pediatric Oncologist at the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Aumann received his medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine and completed his pediatric residency and pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship at Duke University Medical Center, with an additional year as an advanced research fellow, also at Duke University.

Dr. Aumann has a broad experiences and interests in the field of pediatric hematology/oncology, although his current focus is pediatric leukemia and lymphoma. This clinical focus stems from his research, where he is helping to uncover the underlying mechanism of a particularly difficult to treat leukemia in CALM-AF10 leukemia.

While Dr. Aumann can be typically found in the lab across the street from Egleston Hospital, he remains clinically active taking care of inpatients and occasionally outpatients in the Aflac Cancer Center. Dr. Aumann feels fortunate to have been able to join the Aflac Cancer Center team to both treat patients and research the mechanisms of leukemia as a physician-scientist.

In his spare time, you will find Dr. Aumann travelling and spending time with his wife and their two children. He is also a huge baseball and football fan, supporting the teams from his hometown: Baltimore Orioles and Baltimore Ravens.


Dr. Aumann’s research interests include mechanisms in leukemogenesis, protein biology and molecular biology.

Learn more about Dr. Aumann’s research.

Focus of Practice

  • Hematology/oncology
  • Leukemia and lymphoma

Areas of Interest

  • Leukemia
  • Lymphoma
  • Research


Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

Egleston Hospital, 1405 Clifton Road NE Atlanta, GA 30322 Get Directions 404-785-3240

Childrens Physician Group - Emergency Medicine

Egleston hospital, 1405 Clifton Rd NE Atlanta, GA 30322 Get Directions 404-785-5437