Javier El-Bietar, MD

Instructor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-803-2105

Email javier.el-bietar@cchmc.org

Pediatric bone marrow transplantation

Javier El-Bietar, MD, received his medical degree from St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies. He then pursued residency training in general pediatrics at SUNY Downstate in Brooklyn New York where he received an Excellence in Research Award. He continued training in pediatric hematology/oncology at Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX, where he conducted research exploring the in vitro enhancement of antigen specific cytotoxic T cells used in adoptive immunotherapy. He spent an additional clinical training year with Texas Children's Hospital and the Center for Cell and Gene Therapy following the bone marrow transplant fellowship curriculum. After completion, he joined the faculty at Cincinnati Children’s in the Division of Bone Marrow Transplantation and Immune Deficiency in 2013. His clinical and research interests include exploring new treatment strategies for post-hematopoietic stem cell transplant-associated co-morbidities.

MD: St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies, 2006.

Residency: Pediatrics, State University of New York, Downstate, Brooklyn, New York, NY.

Fellowship: Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX.

Board Certification: Pediatrics, 2009; Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 2013.

El-Bietar JA, Bollard CM. T cell therapies for Epstein-Barr virus-associated lymphomas. Pediatric Hematology and Oncology. 2011 Nov; 28(8):627-39.

Dvorak CC, Bollard CM, El-Bietar J, Filipovich A. Complications of Transplant for Nonmalignant Disorders: Autoimmune Cytopenias, Opportunistic Infections, and PTLD. Educational series. American Society of Bone Marrow Transplant Annual Meeting 2012. Biology and Bone Marrow Transplant. 2012 Jan; 18(1 Suppl):S101-10.

Fallon SC, Redell MS, El-Bietar J, Lopez ME, Vasudevan SA, Brandt ML. Intestinal perforation after treatment of Burkitt’s lymphoma: Case report and review of the literature. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2013 Feb; 48(2):436-40.