Roger H. Herzig
The program's physicians specialize in the treatment of blood-based malignancies (including leukemia, Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and multiple myeloma), aplastic anemia and other diseases affecting the immune of blood systems.
Under Herzig's leadership, the program has been fully accredited by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Hematopoietic Cell Therapy.
A former scholar of the Leukemia Society of America, Herzig has published more than 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals. He is a charter member of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation.
Following an internship and residency at the University Hospital of Cleveland, Herzig began his work in dose-intensive therapy and bone marrow transplantation at the National Cancer Institute.
He then established the transplantation program as Case Western Reserve University. His team performed the first bone marrow transplant for leukemia in the state of Ohio.
Later, Herzig became director of the bone marrow transplant program at the Cleveland Clinic before joining the University of Louisville School of Medicine in 1988.
Herzig holds a medical degree from Case Western Reserve University and a bachelor's from the University of Cincinnati.