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Elizabeth Hexner, MD

Elizabeth Hexner, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Hexner is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties

Clinical Expertise:

  • Hematologic Malignancies
  • Leukemia
  • Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN)

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Abramson Cancer Center

    Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine West Pavilion, 2nd Floor 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Columbia University
Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Society of Hematology, International Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, International Racing to Register, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Hexner is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

Myeloproliferative Disorders
Umbilical Cord Blood Transplantation

Selected Publications:

Meng, L., Bai, Z., He, S., Mochizuki, K., Liu, Y., Purushe, J., Sun, H., Wang, J., Yagita, H., Mineishi, S., Fung, H., Yanik, G. A., Caricchio, R., Fan, X., Crisalli, L. M., Hexner, E. O., Reshef, R., Zhang, Y., Zhang, Y.: The Notch Ligand DLL4 Defines a Capability of Human Dendritic Cells in Regulating Th1 and Th17 Differentiation J Immunol 196 (3): 1070-80,2016.

Hexner, E. O., Luger, S. M., Reshef, R., Jeschke, G. R., Mangan, J. K., Frey, N. V., Frank, D. M., Richman, L. P., Vonderheide, R. H., Aqui, N. A., Rosenbach, M., Zhang, Y., Chew, A., Loren, A. W., Stadtmauer, E. A., Levine, B. L., June, C. H., Emerson, S. G., Porter, D. L.: Infusion of CD3/CD28 co-stimulated umbilical cord blood T cells at the time of single umbilical cord blood transplantation may enhance engraftment Am J Hematol : 2016.

Gotlib, J., Kluin-Nelemans, H. C., George, T. I., Akin, C., Sotlar, K., Hermine, O., Awan, F. T., Hexner, E., Mauro, M. J., Sternberg, D. W., Villeneuve, M., Huntsman Labed, A., Stanek, E. J., Hartmann, K., Horny, H. P., Valent, P., Reiter, A.: Efficacy and Safety of Midostaurin in Advanced Systemic Mastocytosis N Engl J Med 374 (26): 2530-41,2016.

Yam, C., Crisalli, L., Luger, S. M., Loren, A. W., Hexner, E. O., Frey, N. V., Mangan, J. K., Gao, A., Stadtmauer, E. A., Porter, D. L., Reshef, R.: Unrelated donors are associated with improved relapse free survival compared to related donors in patients with myelodysplastic syndrome undergoing reduced intensity allogeneic stem-cell transplantation Am J Hematol : 2016.

Kumar, A. J., Vassilev, P., Loren, A. W., Luger, S. M., Reshef, R., Gill, S., Smith, J., Goldstein, S. C., Hexner, E., Stadtmauer, E. A., Porter, D., Frey, N. V.: Time to unrelated donor leukocyte infusion is longer, but incidence of GVHD and overall survival are similar for recipients of unrelated DLI compared to matched sibling DLI Am J Hematol 91 (4): 426-9,2016.

Ganetsky, A., Shah, A., Miano, T. A., Hwang, W. T., He, J., Loren, A. W., Hexner, E. O., Frey, N. V., Porter, D. L., Reshef, R.: Higher tacrolimus concentrations early after transplant reduce the risk of acute GvHD in reduced-intensity allogeneic stem cell transplantation Bone Marrow Transplant : 2015.

Orlowski R, Huang A, Gohil M, Mangan J, Vignali M, Emerson R, Robins H, Yusko E, Jordan M, Carroll M, Gilliland DG, Hexner E: Integrated Immunological Analysis of the Bone Marrow Tumor Microenvironment in Myeloproliferative Neoplasms to Determine Potential Efficacy of Immune Checkpoint Blockade Blood 126 (2766): 2015.

Verstovsek, S., Mesa, R. A., Gotlib, J., Levy, R. S., Gupta, V., DiPersio, J. F., Catalano, J. V., Deininger, M. W., Miller, C. B., Silver, R. T., Talpaz, M., Winton, E. F., Harvey, J. H., Arcasoy, M. O., Hexner, E. O., Lyons, R. M., Raza, A., Vaddi, K., Sun, W., Peng, W., Sandor, V., Kantarjian, H.: Three-year efficacy, overall survival, and safety of ruxolitinib therapy in patients with myelofibrosis from the COMFORT-I study Haematologica 100 (9): 1139-45,2015.

Verstovsek, S., Mesa, R. A., Gotlib, J., Levy, R. S., Gupta, V., Dipersio, J. F., Catalano, J. V., Deininger, M. W., Miller, C. B., Silver, R. T., Talpaz, M., Winton, E. F., Harvey, J. H., Arcasoy, M. O., Hexner, E. O., Lyons, R. M., Paquette, R., Raza, A., Vaddi, K., Erickson-Viitanen, S., Sun, W., Sandor, V., Kantarjian, H. M.: Efficacy, safety and survival with ruxolitinib treatment in patients with myelofibrosis: results of a median 2-year follow-up of COMFORT-I Haematologica 100 (4): 479-88,2015.

Reilly CR, Babushok D, Bahirwani R, Mondschein J, Hexner E: Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes of Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt Procedure for Portal Hypertension Secondary to Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Blood 126 (1612): 2015.

Academic Contact Info

Division of Hematology Oncology
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
12th Floor, South Pavilion
Office #12-106
3400 Civic Center Boulevard

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-6348
Fax: (215) 615-5888
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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