Chimene Kesserwan, MD, Pediatric Hematology & Oncology, Memphis, TN

ChimeneKesserwanMDFCAP, FACMG

Pediatric Hematology & Oncology Memphis, TN

Assistant Member, Department of Oncology, Division of Cancer Predisposition, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

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  • Office

    262 Danny Thomas Place
    MS 1170, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
    Memphis, TN 38105
    Phone(901) 595-0234
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Education & Training

  • Johns Hopkins University
    Johns Hopkins UniversityFellowship, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 2009 - 2012
  • National Institutes of Health Clinical Center
    National Institutes of Health Clinical CenterResidency, Medical Genetics, 2006 - 2008
  • Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Nationwide Children's HospitalFellowship, Pediatric Pathology, 2005 - 2006
  • University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
    University of Oklahoma Health Sciences CenterResidency, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 2002 - 2006
  • Lebanese University School of Medicine
    Lebanese University School of MedicineClass of 1992
  • American University of Beirut Medical CenterPediatrics Residency

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2019 - 2022
  • TN State Medical License
    TN State Medical License 2015 - 2022
  • OK State Medical License
    OK State Medical License 2012 - 2022
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2005 - 2006
  • NH State Medical License
    NH State Medical License 2005 - 2023
  • American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics Clinical Genetics
  • American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics Clinical Molecular Genetics
  • American Board of Pathology Anatomic Pathology

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Polygenic Determinants for Subsequent Breast Cancer Risk in Survivors of Childhood Cancer: The St Jude Lifetime Cohort Study (SJLIFE)  
    Kim E Nichols, Melissa M Hudson, Chimene A Kesserwan, Matthew J Ehrhardt, James R Downing, Clinical Cancer Research
  • Specifications of the ACMG/AMP Variant Curation Guidelines for the Analysis of Germline CDH1 Sequence Variants  
    Sharon E Plon, Chimene Kesserwan, Thomas P Slavin, Liying Zhang, Human Mutation


  • Friday Scientific Workshop on Germline Predisposition to Hematopoietic Malignancies and Bone Marrow Failure 
    61st Annual American Society of Hematology Meeting - Orlando, FL - 12/7/2019

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Arabic, French