Our Team

Our cancer healthcare teams at the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University are available to help find the best treatment plan for you. Our healthcare teams come together from different treatment specialties areas of medical oncology, radiation oncology, and surgical oncology with specialist in diagnosis from radiology and pathology. Our Bone Marrow Transplant physicians are amongst the highly regarded experts in their field. Our teams focus on a single type or related types of cancer; so they are researching, studying, and diagnosing specific cancers every day. Having performed over 3,800 transplants spanning the past twenty years, we see more cases of a specific cancer and gain vast amounts of experience with specific cancers.

Edmund Waller, MD

Edmund K. Waller, MD, PhD, FACP
Director, Bone Marrow & Stem Cell Transplant Program; Professor of Hematology & Medical Oncology

Amelia Langston, MD

Amelia Langston, MD
Medical Director and Section Chief, Bone Marrow & Stem Cell Transplant Program; Professor of Hematology & Medical Oncology

Jean Khoury, MD

H. Jean Khoury, MD
R. Randall Rollins Chair in Oncology, Professor, Hematology and Medical Oncology, Director, Division of Hematology

Leonard (Tom) Heffner, MD

Leonard T. Heffner, Jr., MD
Associate Professor of Hematology & Medical Oncology

Jonathan Kaufman, MD

Jonathan Kaufman, MD
Associate Professor of Hematology & Medical Oncology

Chris Flowers, MD

Chris Flowers, MD
Associate Professor of Hematology & Medical Oncology

Sagar Lonial, MD

Sagar Lonial, MD
Professor of Hematology & Medical Oncology; Vice Chair of Department of Clinical Affairs

Mary Jo Lechowicz, MD

Mary Jo Lechowicz, MD
Associate Professor of Hematology & Medical Oncology

Ajay Nooka, MD

Ajay Nooka, MD, FRCS
Assistant Professor of Hematology & Medical Oncology

jonathan cohen

Jonathon Cohen, MD
Assistant Professor of Hematology & Medical Oncology

National awards & recognition

Awards

• 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.