The following list represents the leading institutions and medical professionals around the world working to advance the treatment and understanding of hairy cell leukemia.  We encourage you to contact any of the medical professionals to learn how they can assist you.

North America

United States

Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine
270-05 76th Ave.
New Hyde Park, NY 11040

Kanti R. Rai, M.D.
Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology

Nicholas Chiorazzi, M.D.
Investigator, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research

Jacqueline Barrientos, M.D.
Associate Professor

Mayo Clinic
Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology
200 First St. SW
Rochester, MN 55905

Timothy G. Call, M.D.
Associate Professor

Sameer Parikh, MBBS
Assistant Professor

MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Blvd, Unit 428
Houston, TX 77030

Farhad Ravandi, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, Department of Leukemia

Jan Burger, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Leukemia

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
1275 York Avenue
New York, NY 10065

Martin S. Tallman, M.D.
Chief, Leukemia Service

Jae Park, M.D.

National Cancer Institute
9000 Rockville Pike
Building 37, Room 5124B
Bethesda, MD 20892

Robert J. Kreitman, M.D.
Chief, Clinical Immunotherapy Section

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Department of Internal Medicine
395 W. 12th Avenue, Room 392
Columbus, OH 43210

Michael R. Grever, M.D.
Bertha Bouroncle MD and Andrew Pereny Chair in Cancer Research

Eric Kraut, M.D.
Professor of Internal Medicine

Leslie Andritsos, M.D.
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine

Gerard Lozanski, M.D.
Associate Professor, Clinical Pathology Branch

James S. Blachly, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics

Scripps Clinic

10666 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037

Alan Saven, M.D.
Head, Division of Hematology Oncology

University of Rochester Medical Center
James P. Wilmot Cancer Institute
601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 704
Rochester, NY 14642

Clive S. Zent, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Director, CLL Program & Lymphoid Malignancies Service Line


Manitoba Institute of Cell Biology
675 McDermot Ave.
Winnipeg, MB R3E 0V9

James B. Johnston, M.D.
Professor Internal Medicine

Versha Banerji, M.D.

University of Alberta
Department of Medicine

4112 Clinical Sciences Building
11350 – 83 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
T6G 2G3

Loree Larratt, M.D.
Professor, Division of Hematology



CHU Caen
Laboratoire d’Hématologie
Avenue Cote de Nacre
14033 CAEN Cedex 9 France

Xavier Troussard, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Hematology


Semmelweis University Medical School
Koranyi S. u. 2/a
1083 Budapest, Hungary

Judit Demeter, M.D., Ph.D., DSc
Professor, Head of Hematological Department and Outpatient Clinic


University of Heidelberg
Im Neuenheimer Feld 410, Raum 02.323
69120 Heidelberg, Germany

Anthony D. Ho, M.D.
Prof. and Chair, Department of Medicine V

Sascha Dietrich, M.D.


University of Bologna
Institute of Hematology “Seràgnoli”
Via Massarenti 9
40138 Bologna, Italy

Pier Luigi Zinzani, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Section of Hematology

University of Perugia
Institute of Hematology

Ospedale S. Maria della Misericordia
06123 Perugia, Italy

Brunangelo Falini, M.D.
Professor, Institute of Hematology

Enrico Tiacci, M.D.
Associate Professor, Institute of Hematology

University of Siena
Policlinico Le Scotte, Viale Bracci 16
53100 Siena, Italy

Francesco Lauria, M.D.
Professor of Hematology
Head, Department of Hematology and Transplant

Alessandro Gozzetti M.D., Ph.D.


Medical University of Lodz
Ciolkowskiego 2
Lodz, Poland

Tadeusz Robak, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Hematology


University of Barcelona
Hospital Clinic
Villarroel 170
08036 Barcelona

Emili Montserrat, M.D, Ph.D.
Department of Hematology

Julio Delgado, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Hematology

Autonomous University of Barcelona
Hospital Santa Creu i Sant Pau
Mas Casanovas, 90
08041 Barcelona

Carol Moreno, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Hematology


Lund University
Stem Cell Center
SE-221 84 Lund

Gunnar Juliusson, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Hematology


University Hospital Zürich
Dept. of Haematology; Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zürich 

Thorsten Zenz, MD

United Kingdom

The Royal Marsden Hospital & Institute of Cancer Research
Fulham Road
London SW3 6JJ
United Kingdom

Claire E. Dearden, M.D.
Consultant Haematologist & Head of the CLL Clinic

University of Southampton
Southampton General Hospital

Mailpoint 801, South Academic Block
Tremona Road, Southampton
SO16 6YD
United Kingdom

Francesco Forconi, M.D., Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer in Haematological Oncology


Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Locked Bag 1, A’Beckett St.
Victoria 8006

John Seymour, MBBS, Ph.D.
Professor & Co-Director, Division of Cancer Medicine

Constantine (Con) Tam, M.D.
Consultant Haematologist

Middle East


Bnai-Zion Medical Center
47 Golomb St.

Haifa, 31048

Tamar Tadmor, M.D.
Senior Hematologist in Hematology-Oncology

Hadassah University Hospital
P.O. Box 12000
Jerusalem, 91120

Aaron Polliack, M.D.
Professor, Department of Haematology

Please note the Hairy Cell Leukemia Foundation does not receive funding from any institution in exchange for participation as a Center of Excellence.