Bayard Powell, MD

Bayard Powell, MD

Oncology Winston-Salem, NC

Professor of Medicine, Wake Forest University

Office Address

  • Medical Center Blvd
    Winston-Salem, NC 27157
    Phone: (336) 713-5440
    Fax: (336) 713-5445

Bayard Powell, MD

Oncology Winston-Salem, NC

Professor of Medicine, Wake Forest University

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Oncology: Hematologic
  • Clinical Interests: Leukemia; Acute Myeloid Leukemia; Cytarabine

Education & Medical Training

  • Bowman Gray School of Medicine Afl Hs
  • Duke University
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of MedicineUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine

Certifications & Licensure

  • NC State Medical LicenseNC State Medical License1981 - 2015
  • American Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine, 1983
  • American Board of Internal MedicineMedical Oncology, 1985

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Best Doctors in America DatabaseBest Doctors, 2014
  • America's Top Physicians2014
  • America's Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Recombinant interleukin-2 in patients aged younger than 60 years with acute myeloid leukemia in first complete remission  Kolitz JE, George SL, Benson DM, Maharry K, Marcucci G, Vij R, Powell BL, Allen SL, DeAngelo DJ, Shea TC, Stock W, Bakan CE, Hars V, Hoke E, Bloomfield CD, Caligiuri M..., Cancer, 1/1/2014
  • Epigenetics meets genetics in acute myeloid leukemia: clinical impact of a novel seven-gene score  Marcucci G, Yan P, Maharry K, Frankhouser D, Nicolet D, Metzeler KH, Kohlschmidt J, Mrozek K, Wu YZ, Bucci D, Curfman JP, Whitman SP, Eisfeld AK, Mendler JH, Schwind S..., J Clin Oncol, 1/1/2014
  • Improved efficacy using rituximab and brief duration, high intensity chemotherapy with filgrastim support for Burkitt or aggressive lymphomas: cancer and Leukemia Grou...  Rizzieri DA, Johnson JL, Byrd JC, Lozanski G, Blum KA, Powell BL, Shea TC, Nattam S, Hoke E, Cheson BD, Larson RA, Br J Haematol, 1/1/2014

Books/Book Chapters

  • Pathy's Principles and Practice of Geriatric Medicine Chapter: Management of myelodysplastic syndromes and acute leukemia in the elderly. Page 375 - 385
    Klepin HD, Powell BL
    Editors: .Wiley-Blackwell, West Sussex
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology Educational Book Chapter: Acute promyelocytic leukemia in 2010. Page 245 - 248
    Powell, BL
    Editors: .
  • Practical Geriatric Oncology Chapter: Management of myelodysplasia in older adults. Page 221 - 230
    Klepin HD, Powell BL
    Editors: .Cambridge University Press


  • A phase I study of the first-in-class mitochondrial metabolism inhibitor CPI-613 in patients with advanced hematologic malignancies. Pardee TS, Levitan DA, Hurd DD, Ellis LR, Isom S, Harrelson R, Manuel M, Dralle S, Lyerly S, Powell BL, J Clin Oncol, 1/1/2013
  • Efficacy of the hypomethylating agents as frontline, salvage, or maintenance therapy among older adults with acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Tawfik B, Sliesoraitis S, Klepin HD, Lawrence J, Isom S, Ellis LR, Lyerly S, Manuel M, Dralle S, Berenzon DP, Powell BL, Pardee TS, J Clin Oncol, 1/1/2013
  • A stem cell-like gene expression signature associates with inferior outcomes and a distinct microRNA expression profile in adults with primary cytogenetically normal a... Metzeler KH, Maharry K, Kohlschmidt J, Volinia S, Mrozek K, Becker H, Nicolet D, Whitman SP, Mendler JH, Schwind S, Eisfeld AK, Wu YZ, Powell BL, Carter TH, Wetzler M,..., Leukemia, 1/1/2013


  • "New therapies and patient treatment options." Winston-Salem, NC - 7/19/2014
  • Chair: "34th Annual Symposium" Hilton Head, SC - 11/4/2013
  • "Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS)" Asheville, NC - 11/3/2012


  • "Delivering Bad News" (Education Tape) Richard McQuellon, PhD, Bayard Lowery Powell, MD

Professional Memberships"

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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