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Elizabeth Hexner, MD

Elizabeth Hexner, MD Physician

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

Dr. Hexner is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Hematology, 2017

Clinical Expertise:

  • Hematologic Malignancies
  • Leukemia
  • Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN)

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • 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 Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

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


American Society of Hematology, International Racing to Register, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Hexner is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

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


Description of Research Expertise:

Myeloproliferative Disorders
Umbilical Cord Blood Transplantation

Selected Publications:

Aynardi, Jason, Manur, Rashmi, Hess, Paul R, Chekol, Seble, Morrissette, Jennifer J D, Babushok, Daria, Hexner, Elizabeth, Rogers, Heesun J, Hsi, Eric D, Margolskee, Elizabeth, Orazi, Attilio, Hasserjian, Robert, Bagg, Adam: JAK2 V617F-positive acute myeloid leukaemia (AML): a comparison between de novo AML and secondary AML transformed from an underlying myeloproliferative neoplasm. A study from the Bone Marrow Pathology Group. British journal of haematology 182 (1): 78-85,2018.

Hartwell, Matthew J, Özbek, Umut, Holler, Ernst, Renteria, Anne S, Major-Monfried, Hannah, Reddy, Pavan, Aziz, Mina, Hogan, William J, Ayuk, Francis, Efebera, Yvonne A, Hexner, Elizabeth O, Bunworasate, Udomsak, Qayed, Muna, Ordemann, Rainer, Wölfl, Matthias, Mielke, Stephan, Pawarode, Attaphol, Chen, Yi-Bin, Devine, Steven, Harris, Andrew C, Jagasia, Madan, Kitko, Carrie L, Litzow, Mark R, Kröger, Nicolaus, Locatelli, Franco, Morales, George, Nakamura, Ryotaro, Reshef, Ran, Rösler, Wolf, Weber, Daniela: An early-biomarker algorithm predicts lethal graft-versus-host disease and survival. JCI insight 3 (16): 2018.

Ganetsky, Alex, Frey, Noelle V, Hexner, Elizabeth O, Loren, Alison W, Gill, Saar I, Luger, Selina M, Mangan, James K, Martin, Mary Ellen, Babushok, Daria V, Drobyski, William R, Smith, Jacqueline, Timlin, Colleen, Freyer, Craig W, Stadtmauer, Edward A, Porter, David L: Tocilizumab for the treatment of severe steroid-refractory acute graft-versus-host disease of the lower gastrointestinal tract. Bone marrow transplantation 119 : 296,2018.

Major-Monfried, Hannah, Renteria, Anne S, Pawarode, Attaphol, Reddy, Pavan, Ayuk, Francis, Holler, Ernst, Efebera, Yvonne A, Hogan, William J, Wölfl, Matthias, Qayed, Muna, Hexner, Elizabeth O, Wudhikarn, Kitsada, Ordemann, Rainer, Young, Rachel, Shah, Jay, Hartwell, Matthew J, Chaudhry, Mohammed S, Aziz, Mina, Etra, Aaron, Yanik, Gregory A, Kröger, Nicolaus, Weber, Daniela, Chen, Yi-Bin, Nakamura, Ryotaro, Rösler, Wolf, Kitko, Carrie L, Harris, Andrew C, Pulsipher, Michael, Reshef, Ran, Kowalyk, Steven: MAGIC biomarkers predict long-term outcomes for steroid-resistant acute GVHD. Blood 131 (25): 2846-2855,2018.

Holtan, Shernan G, DeFor, Todd E, Panoskaltsis-Mortari, Angela, Khera, Nandita, Levine, John E, Flowers, Mary E D, Lee, Stephanie J, Inamoto, Yoshihiro, Chen, George L, Mayer, Sebastian, Arora, Mukta, Palmer, Jeanne, Cutler, Corey S, Arai, Sally, Lazaryan, Aleksandr, Newell, Laura F, Jagasia, Madan H, Pusic, Iskra, Wood, William A, Renteria, Anne S, Yanik, Gregory, Hogan, William J, Hexner, Elizabeth, Ayuk, Francis, Holler, Ernst, Bunworasate, Udomsak, Efebera, Yvonne A, Ferrara, James L M, Pidala, Joseph: Amphiregulin modifies the Minnesota Acute Graft-versus-Host Disease Risk Score: results from BMT CTN 0302/0802. Blood advances 2 (15): 1882-1888,2018.

Soderquist, Craig R, Ewalt, Mark D, Czuchlewski, David R, Geyer, Julia T, Rogers, Heesun J, Hsi, Eric D, Wang, Sa A, Bueso-Ramos, Carlos E, Orazi, Attilio, Arber, Daniel A, Hexner, Elizabeth O, Babushok, Daria V, Bagg, Adam: Myeloproliferative neoplasms with concurrent BCR-ABL1 translocation and JAK2 V617F mutation: a multi-institutional study from the bone marrow pathology group. Modern pathology : an official journal of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, Inc 31 (5): 690-704,2018.

Ganetsky, Alex, Han, Jennifer H, Hughes, Mitchell E, Babushok, Daria V, Frey, Noelle V, Gill, Saar I, Hexner, Elizabeth O, Loren, Alison W, Luger, Selina M, Mangan, James K, Martin, Mary Ellen, Smith, Jacqueline, Freyer, Craig W, Gilmar, Cheryl, Schuster, Mindy, Stadtmauer, Edward A, Porter, David L: Oral vancomycin prophylaxis is highly effective in preventing Clostridium difficile infection in allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplant recipients. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America : 2018.

Hexner, Elizabeth: CD44: expanding the toolKIT. Blood 132 (18): 1863-1863,2018.

Crisalli, Lisa M, Hinkle, Joanne T, Walling, Christopher C, Sell, Mary, Frey, Noelle V, Hexner, Elizabeth O, Loren, Alison W, Luger, Selina M, Stadtmauer, Edward A, Porter, David L, Reshef, Ran: Higher Donor Apheresis Blood Volumes Are Associated with Reduced Relapse Risk and Improved Survival in Reduced-Intensity Allogeneic Transplantations with Unrelated Donors. Biology of blood and marrow transplantation : journal of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation 24 (6): 1203-1208,2018.

Reshef, Ran, Ganetsky, Alex, Acosta, Edward P, Blauser, Robin, Crisalli, Lisa, McGraw, Jessica, Frey, Noelle V, Hexner, Elizabeth O, Hoxie, James A, Loren, Alison W, Luger, Selina M, Mangan, James, Stadtmauer, Edward A, Mick, Rosemarie, Vonderheide, Robert H, Porter, David L: Extended CCR5 Blockade for Graft-versus-Host Disease Prophylaxis Improves Outcomes of Reduced-Intensity Unrelated Donor Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation: A Phase II Clinical Trial. Biology of blood and marrow transplantation : journal of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation : 2018.

Academic Contact Info

Division of Hematology Oncology
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
12th Floor, South Pavilion
Office #12-151
3400 Civic Center Boulevard

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

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