Sagar Lonial, MD

Sagar  Lonial, MDEmory ClinicProfessor & Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs, Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology


Hematology (Board certified since 2000)
Internal Medicine (Board certified since 1996)
Medical Oncology (Board certified since 2000)

Areas of Clinical Interest:

bone marrow transplant, hematology/oncology, leukemia, lymphomas, multiple myeloma

Year Started Practicing:


Year Started Practicing at Emory:


Organizational Leadership Memberships:

American College of Physicians
American Society of Bone Marrow Transplant
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Hematology

Major or Recent Publications:

A High Dose Chemotherapy Regimen without Stem Cell Support for the Treatment of Refractory Lymphoma . Leukemia and Lymphoma,36: 497-502.

Acquired Amegakaryocytic Thrombocytopenia treated with Allogeneic BMT, a Case Report and Review of the Literature . Bone Marrow Transplant,24: 1337-1341.

Changes in the Pattern of TCR Vb Repertoire Expression after Bone Marrow Transplant is Linked to the HLA Haplotype in Humans . British Journal of Hematology,224-230.

Irradiated Donor Leucocytes Promote Engraftment of Allogeneic Bone Marrow in MHC Mis-matched Recipients without Causing Graft versus Host Disease . Blood,3222-3233.

Larger Numbers of CD4 bright Dendritic Cells in Donor Bone Marrow are Associated with Increased Relapse after Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplantation . Blood,2948-2961.

Neosartorya fischeri: An Invasive Fungal Pathogen in an Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplant Patient . Bone Marrow Transplant,19: 753-755.


Best Resident - Houston Soc. of Internal Medicine
Henry B. Macintosh Award


Medical SchoolUniversity of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY
InternshipBaylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
ResidencyBaylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
FellowshipEmory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA

Hospital Affiliations:

Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital
Emory University Hospital
Emory University Hospital Midtown

Office Location(s):

Winship Cancer Institute
1365 Clifton Rd NE - Bldg C
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.