Christopher E. Dandoy, MD, MSc

Member, Division of Bone Marrow Transplantation and Immune Deficiency

Academic Affiliations

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-803-7495

Fax 513-803-1969


Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for children and young adults with malignancy or hemoglobinopathies

Dr. Dandoy is an assistant professor of clinical pediatrics and is a pediatric bone marrow transplant physician in the Department of Bone Marrow Transplantation and Immune Deficiency at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Dandoy’s clinical focus is caring for children and young adults requiring hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Dr. Dandoy’s research focuses are on quality improvement; patient safety; patient and family outcomes; and cardiopulmonary complications, including pulmonary hypertension, after stem cell transplantation.

Dr. Dandoy is the co-chair of the Early Career Council, leader of Quality Improvement-Maintenance of Certification Sponsored Projects, and vice chair of the Certification Subcommittee for the American Society of Pediatric Hematology Oncology.

BS: Weber State University, Ogden, UT, 2003.

MD: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, 2007.

MSc: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 2014.

Residency: Miami Children’s Hospital, Miami, FL, 2010.

Chief Residency: Miami Children’s Hospital, Miami, FL, 2011.

Fellowship: Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati Ohio, 2014; Quality Scholar in Healthcare Transformation, James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2014.

Certification: Pediatrics, 2010; Pediatric Hematology Oncology, 2015.

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Best D, Osterkamp E, Demmel K, Kiniyalocts S, Mock S, Mulligan K, Bell A, Doughman C, Flemming M, Flesch L, Hawkins D, Pate A, Bedel A, McKenna LA, Teusink A, Jodele S, Nagarajan R, Perentesis J, Davies SM, Dandoy CE. Increasing Activities of Daily Living is as Easy as 1-2-3. Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing. J Pediatr Oncol Nurs. 2015 Dec 31.

Dandoy CE, Hausfeld J, Flesch L, Hawkins D, Demmel K, Best D, Osterkamp E, Bracke T, Nagarajan R, Jodele S, Holt J, Giaccone MJ, Davies SM, Kotagal U, Simmons J. Rapid cycle development of a multi-factorial intervention achieved sustained reductions in central line associated blood stream infections in hematology oncology units at a children's hospital: a time series analysis. BMJ Qual Saf. 2015 Nov 25.

Pate A, Rotz S, Warren M, Hirsch R, Cash R, Myers K, El-Bietar J, Nelson A, Wallace G, Filipovich A, Bleesing J, Chima R, Davies SM, Jodele S, Dandoy CE. Pulmonary hypertension associated with bronchiolitis obliterans after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Bone Marrow Transplantation. 2015 Oct 19.

Jodele S, Fukuda T, Mizuno K, Vinks A, Laskin B, Goebel J, Dixon B, Chima R, Hirsch R, Teusink A, Lazear D, Lane A, Myers K, Dandoy CE, Davies SM. Variable eculizumab clearance requires pharmacodynamic monitoring to optimize therapy for thrombotic microangiopathy after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2016 Feb;22(2):307-15.

Dandoy CE, Hariharan S, Weiss B, Demmel K, Timm N, Chiarenzelli J, Dewald MK, Kennebeck S, Langworthy S, Pomales J, et al. Sustained reductions in time to antibiotic delivery in febrile immunocompromised children: results of a quality improvement collaborative. BMJ Qual Saf. 2016 Feb;25(2):100-9.

Dandoy C, Davies SM, Hirsch R, Chima RS, Paff Z, Cash M, Ryan TD, Lane A, El-Bietar J, Myers KC, Jodele S. Abnormal echocardiography seven days after stem cell transplant may be an early indicator of thrombotic microangiopathy. Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation. 2015;21(2):379-81.

Dandoy CE, Davies SM, Flesch L, Hayward M, Koons C, Coleman K, Jacobs J, McKenna LA, Olomajeye A, Olson C, Powers J, Shoemaker K, Jodele S, Alessandrini E, Weiss B. A team-based approach to reducing cardiac monitor alarms. Pediatrics. 2014;134(6):e1686-94.

Jodele S, Davies SM, Lane A, Khoury J, Dandoy C, Goebel J, Myers K, Grimley M, Bleesing J, El-Bietar J, Wallace G, Chima R, Paff Z, Laskin B. Refined diagnostic and risk criteria for HSCT-associated thrombotic microangiopathy: a prospective study in children and young adults. Blood. 2014;124(4):645-53.

Lerner D, Dandoy C, Hirsch R, Laskin B, Davies SM, Jodele S. Pericardial Effusion in Pediatric SCT Recipients with Thrombotic Microangiopathy. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2014 Jun;49(6):862-3.

Dandoy CE, Hirsch R, Chima R, Davies SM, Jodele S. Pulmonary hypertension after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2013 Nov;19(11):1546-56.