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Roger A. Fleischman, MD, PhD

Section Chief, Hematology/Oncology, Lexington VA Hospital
  • About

    Roger A. Fleischman received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Harvard College and Harvard Medical School in Cambridge, Mass. After a medical residency at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, he completed a fellowship in Hematology and Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia. During the fellowship, he also engaged in basic research in the biology of blood and bone marrow stem cells at the Institute for Cancer Research at the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia.

    Dr. Fleischman accepted his first faculty position in Hematology/Oncology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas in 1983 and served as a practicing clinician at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas as well as a clinical and basic researcher into the molecular causes of bone marrow and stem cell disorders.

    In 1993, Dr. Fleischman left Texas for the University of Kentucky and was appointed an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine in the Hematology/Oncology Division. As part of his duties at UK HealthCare, he also serves as Chief of the Hematology/Oncology Section at the Lexington VA Hospital. At UK HealthCare, he see patients primarily with lymphoma, leukemia, and other bone marrow disorders.

    Dr. Fleischman has published many research papers and abstracts and my research has been presented at numerous meetings both national and international. He was also recently recognized by the Hematology/Oncology fellows for outstanding teaching. He received 2015 designation as a Distinguished Emeritus Member by the American Society of Hematology for “exemplary service and efforts in the advancement of the field of hematology”. He is married to Dr. Elizabeth Piercy, an Infectious Disease specialist in private practice in Lexington, and they have two daughters.

    Faculty Rank

    Associate Professor of Medicine

    Degree

    Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Mass.

    Residency

    Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston

    Certifications and Special Training

    American Board of Internal Medicine

    American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology

  • Locations

    Hematology and Blood & Marrow Transplant

    Hematology and Blood & Marrow Transplant Clinic

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    UK Markey Cancer Center
    Ben F. Roach Cancer Care Facility
    800 Rose St.
    First Floor, Room CC140
    Lexington, KY 40536
    Fax 859-323-4607
    Monday - Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm

    After hours, call 859-323-5321.

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