ABOUT THE EXPERT
Section Head, Leukemia & MDS
Vice Chair, Department of Malignant Hematology
Moffitt Cancer Center
Professor of Oncologic Sciences
University of South Florida
Rami Komrokji, MD, is vice chair of the Department of Malignant Hematology, head of the Leukemia and Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) Section, and a senior member of the Malignant Hematology and Experimental Therapeutics Program at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, FL. He is also a professor of medicine and oncologic sciences at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine in Tampa.
After earning a medical degree in 1996 from the Jordan University School of Medicine, Dr Komrokji completed an internship and residency at Case Western University, St. Vincent Program. He then completed a fellowship in hematology/oncology and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation at Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester.
Dr Komrokji has authored or co-authored more than 200 peer-reviewed manuscripts, 20 book chapters, and more than 300 abstracts in hematologic malignancies. His research interests are in phase 1 and 2 clinical trials and in the outcome of research in hematologic malignancies with a focus on myeloid neoplasms. His current clinical interests are MDS, acute leukemias, and myeloproliferative neoplasms.
He serves as a member of the MDS Panel of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, the American Society of Hematology, and the American Society of Clinical Oncology. He is a past president of the Association of VA Hematology/Oncology. He was also a previous editorial board member for the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Dr Komrokji is currently a peer reviewer for several medical journals, including Blood, the Journal of Clinical Oncology, and Leukemia.