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Tom C. Badgett, MD, PhD


  • Pediatric Cancer Team
  • Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Faculty Rank

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Clinic Information

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or 800-333-8874 (toll free)

Clinical Interests

Pediatric Tumors
Personalized Medicine



MD, University of Louisville, School of Medicine
PhD, University of Kentucky, Lexington


University of Louisville, School of Medicine


Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore
National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, Md.

Certifications or Special Training

American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics, Hematology/Oncology

Additional Information


Tom C. Badgett earned his medical degree from the University of Louisville and his doctorate in molecular biology from the University of Kentucky. He completed his internship and residency in the Department of Pediatrics at University of Louisville and Kosair Children’s Hospital.

Badgett comes to Kentucky Children’s Hospital from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health where he has been a pediatric hematology/oncology fellow. His research at the National Cancer Institute focused on next-generation sequencing of pediatric solid tumor genomes.

Badgett is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society of Hematology and the American Society of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology. In 2010 he was awarded the Scholar in Training Award by the American Association of Cancer Research, the Fellows Award for Research Excellence by the National Institutes of Health and the Best Oral Presentation at the Advances in Neuroblastoma Research conference in Stockholm, Sweden.

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