Leonard T. Hefner, MD

Leonard T Heffner, MDEmory ClinicAssociate Professor of Hematology and Medical Oncology

About Dr. Heffner:

Dr. Heffner also specializes in waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia.


Internal Medicine

Areas of Clinical Interest:

bone marrow transplant, Hodgkin's disease, leukemia, lymphomas, multiple myeloma

Year Started Practicing:


Year Started Practicing at Emory:


Organizational Leadership Memberships:

American Medical Association
American Soc. for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantati
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Hematology
Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group
Georgia Society of Clincal Oncology
Georgia Society of Clinical Oncology
Medical Association of Atlanta
Medical Association of Georgia

Major or Recent Publications:

High Dose Chemotherapy without Hematopoietic Cell Support for the Treatment of Refractory Lymphoma. Leukemia and Lymphoma,36 (5-6): 497-502.


Medical SchoolBowman Gray School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC
InternshipEmory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA
ResidencyVA Medical Center, Atlanta, GA
FellowshipBaylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL Grady Health Systems, Atlanta, GA

Hospital Affiliations:

Emory University Hospital
Emory University Hospital Midtown

Office Location(s):

Emory Clinic, Bldg C
1365 Clifton Road,NE
Atlanta, GA 30322404 778-1900
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National awards & recognition


• Winship is a National Cancer Institute - Designated Cancer Center
• US News & World Report “America’s Best Hospitals"
• Accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer
• Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
• Blue Cross Distinction - Center for Complex and Rare Cancers
• OptumHealth Center of Excellence for Bone Marrow Transplant
• Foundation for the Accreditation of Cell Therapy (FACT) Accredited
• Center of Excellence of the Myelodysplastic Syndromes Foundation.