Andrew M. Yeager, MD

Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics

E-Mail Address: 
Fax: 
(520) 626-8944
Short Bio: 

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.

Dr. Yeager is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, subspecialty Hematologic Oncology.

Clinical Information
Specialty: 
Medical Oncologist
Clinical Practice Sites: 
The University of Arizona Cancer Center - North Campus
Research Information
Research Program: 
1. Therapeutic Development
Member Status: 
Associate Member
Professional Information
Professional Affiliations: 

American Society of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

American Society of Clinical Oncology

International Society for Experimental Hematology

American Society of Hematology

American Association for Cancer Research

Children's Oncology Group

Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group

Society for Pediatric Research

American Society for blood and Bone Marrow Transplantation

Center for International Blood and marrow Transplant Research

International Pediatric Transplant Association

Southwestern Oncology Group

Honors: 

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

Academic Information
Fellowship: 
The Johns Hopkins University - Fellowship - 1978-1980
Residency: 
The Johns Hopkins University - Resident - 1976-1978
Medical School: 
The Johns Hopkins University - MD - 1975
Undergraduate School: 
The Johns Hopkins University - BA - 1972