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Christine M. Knoll, MD

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Director of Hematology



Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatric Oncology Pediatric Hematology


Phoenix Children's Hospital - Main
1919 E. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, Arizona 85016

About Christine M. Knoll, MD

Christine Knoll, MD joined the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Phoenix Children's Hospital in August, 2007. Dr. Knoll's special interest is hematology. Dr. Knoll received her undergraduate degree in Microbiology from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA followed by her medical degree at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, LA. Following her internship and residency at Phoenix Children's Hospital/Maricopa Medical Center, Dr. Knoll completed a fellowship in pediatric hematology/oncology at The University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, NC in June 2007. During Dr. Knoll's fellowship training, she conducted extensive laboratory research investigating sickle cell anemia, particularly the role of platelets in sickle cell anemia. Dr. Knoll studied platelet function in sickle cell mice and the role of targeted anti-platelet therapy in this disease. Dr. Knoll is an active member of the American Society of Hematology, Children's Oncology Group, and the American Society of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology. She is ABMS board certified in Pediatrics and ABMD board eligible in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. Within the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Phoenix Children's Hospital, Dr. Knoll is director of the Hemophilia Treatment Center (HTC), which is the only federally-funded HTC in the Phoenix area. Dr. Knoll's focus has been hemophilia and other bleeding disorders plus thrombosis and thrombophilia. Since her time here, she has started a thrombosis/hemostasis consult service, which is available hospital wide to all disciplines. Her clinical and research focus includes bleeding disorders, thrombosis, ITP, anemias, and hemoglobinopathies.
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Education & Training

Board Certification

General Pediatrics

Medical School / Education

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans, LA


Phoenix Children's Hospital/Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

Professional Affiliations

American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology; American Academy of Pediatrics; American Society of Hematology; National Hemophilia Foundation; American Thrombosis and Hemostasis Network

Research & Publications

Hemophilia and other bleeding disorders; Thrombosis; ITP; Hemoglobinopathies<br/>