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Michael Eckrich, MD

Specialties

  • Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Michael Eckrich, MD
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Specialties

  • Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

  • Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplantation

Languages

  • English

Biography

“There is no more important work than to help advance and pioneer transplant and cellular therapies to our patients who are in need. A good day is delivering acute, detail-oriented care to pediatric patients in need of blood cancer therapies.”

Dr. Eckrich is board certified in general pediatrics and pediatric hematology-oncology (cancer and blood disorders). He has special interests in curative bone marrow and stem transplantation therapies, immunotherapies and gene therapy for sickle cell disease. He serves as medical director of Pediatric Transplant and Cellular Therapy at Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Eckrich is involved in clinical research in novel transplant-related therapies and was a principal investigator for CRISPR gene therapy for sickle cell disease. He has successfully built a novel gene therapy program for sickle cell disease in San Antonio. Dr. Eckrich received an American Society of Clinical Oncology Young Investigator Award and a National Institutes of Health grant.

He received his medical degree and completed a residency at the State University of New York. Dr. Eckrich also received a master’s degree in public health and completed fellowships at Vanderbilt University and the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Outside of work, he loves spending time with his wife and son. They enjoy riding bicycles.

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Credentials

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Medical Education

  • Vanderbilt University

Residencies

  • State University of New York

Fellowships

  • Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Vanderbilt University
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