Andrew M. Yeager, MD

  • Professor Emeritus, Medicine
  • Professor Emeritus, Pediatrics

Dr. Yeager is professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. At The University of Arizona Cancer Center, he serves as director of the Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program and associate director for Clinical Research, Phoenix. Dr. Yeager received his undergraduate and medical degrees from The Johns Hopkins University, where he completed a residency and chief residency in pediatrics and fellowship training in pediatric hematology/oncology. The major focus of Dr. Yeager’s clinical and research activities is hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for hematologic malignancies and non-malignant diseases. He is an experienced clinical investigator, internationally recognized for his studies of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in adults and children with leukemia and in children with genetic storage diseases or sickle cell anemia.

Research Interests: 

Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for hematologic malignancies and non-malignant diseases

  • MD: The Johns Hopkins University, 1975
Honors and Awards
  • Affiliate, American Society of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
  • Affiliate, American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Affiliate, International Society for Experimental Hematology
  • Affiliate, American Society of Hematology
  • Affiliate, American Association for Cancer Research
  • Affiliate, Children's Oncology Group
  • Affiliate, Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group
  • Affiliate, Society for Pediatric Research
  • Affiliate, American Society for blood and Bone Marrow Transplantation
  • Affiliate, Center for International Blood and marrow Transplant Research
  • Affiliate, International Pediatric Transplant Association
  • Affiliate, Southwestern Oncology Group
  • Phi Beta Kappa, 1975
  • Best Doctors in Baltimore, Baltimore Magazine, 1991, 1993
  • Best Doctors in America, 1990, 1993, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007
  • Who's Who in the South and Southwest, 1994, 1997, 1999
  • Who's Who in American Education, 1995
  • Best Doctors in America: Southeast Region, 1995
  • Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare, 1995, 2003
  • Best Doctors in America: American Health Magazine, 1996
  • Who's Who in Science and Engineering,1996
  • International Who's Who of Professionals, 1997
  • Best Doctors in Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh Magazine, 2002
  • America's Top Doctors, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007
  • America's Top Doctors for Cancer, 2007
  • The Johns Hopkins University, 1976-1978
  • The Johns Hopkins University, 1978-1980
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Hematologic Oncology