John Hiemenz, M.D.

John W Hiemenz, M.D.

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John W. Hiemenz, M.D. is a board certified medical oncologist trained in adult and pediatric oncology, as well as infectious diseases, who has special interest and expertise in  the care and management of patients with hematological malignancies and those undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.  After his initial recruitment to join the bone marrow transplant faculty at UF in Gainesville as an assistant professor, Dr. Hiemenz moved to Tampa to help establish the newly formed Division of Bone Marrow Transplantation at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center under the leadership of its founding director, Dr. Gerald Elfenbein (another former UF faculty member).  His subsequent academic appointments have included Professor and Co-Director of the Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at the Medical College of Georgia, and most recently Professor, and Director, Hematological Malignancies and BMT Program as well as Head, Infectious Diseases Research Program at the Feist-Weiller Cancer Center, LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, Louisiana.  Dr. Hiemenz has recently returned to Gainesville and rejoins the faculty as Professor of Medicine to assist in the continued growth of the University of Florida/Shands Bone Marrow Transplant and Leukemia Program.


Fellowship - Oncology and Infectious Diseases
National Cancer Institute

Internship - Internal Medicine
University of Iowa

Residency - Internal Medicine
University of Iowa

University of Virginia

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Oncology - American Board of Internal Medicine