Medical Director

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David Shook, MD

Medical Director of the Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant & Cellular Therapy Program,
at the Kids Beating Cancer Pediatric Transplant Center at Florida Hospital for Children

Dr. Shook brings his award winning skill and extensive research to young patients that need treatment for blood and bone cancers, diseases and disorders, 80 malignant & non-malignant diseases treatable with a bone marrow or stem cell transplant.  Dr. Shook is board-certified in pediatrics and pediatric hematology and oncology, and he specializes in bone marrow transplantation and cellular therapy.

Education and Experience

Dr. Shook earned his medical degree and completed his pediatric residency at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore. He completed a pediatric hematology and oncology fellowship, as well as a bone marrow transplantation and cellular therapy fellowship at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis. Dr. Shook has held significant positions at the institutions he served, including Director of the Bone Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapy Fellowship Program; Member of the Clinical Competency and Quality Improvement Committee; and Member of Cancer Center Developmental Biology and Solid Tumor Program, all at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis.

In addition to Dr. Shook’s extensive training and experience, he has won several academic awards including the Harrison Award for Proficiency in Pediatrics from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, as well as the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Research Service Award.