Amy Elizabeth Geddis, MD

Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

On staff since December 2015

  • Award Name Award Description Awarded By Award Date
    National Council of Leadership in Academic Medicine University of California San Diego 2005
    Alpha Omega Alpha Jefferson Medical College 1993
    Summa Cum Laude Chatham College 1987
    Gibbons Scholar Thomas Jefferson University 1987 - 1994
    Presidential Merit Scholarship Chatham College 1983 - 1987
    Phi Beta Kappa Chatham College 1983
  • Other Publications

    • Noris P, Favier R, Alessi MC, Geddis AE, Kunishima S, Heller PG, Giordano P, Niederhoffer KY, Bussel JB, Podda GM, Vianelli N, Kersseboom R, Pecci A, Gnan C, Marconi C, Auvrignon A, Cohen W, Yu JC, Iguchi A, Miller Imahiyerobo A, Boehlen F, Ghalloussi D, De Rocco D, Magini P, Civaschi E, Biino G, Seri M, Savoia A, Balduini CL
      ANKRD26-related thrombocytopenia and myeloid malignancies.
      24030261 Blood, 2013 Sept. 12 : 122(11)1987-9
    • Amy E. Geddis
      Wintrobe's Clinical Hematology, 13th edition, 2013 : 371-388
    • Geddis AE
      A POTEntial new gene for thrombocytopenia.
      21680804 Blood, 2011 June 16 : 117(24)6406-8
    • Geddis AE
      Shedding light on endomitosis.
      20884810 Blood, 2010 Sept. 30 : 116(13)2202-3
    • Diz-Kucukkaya R, Chen J, Geddis AE, and Lopez J
      Williams Hematology, 8th edition, 2010
    • Geddis AE
      Congenital amegakaryocytic thrombocytopenia and thrombocytopenia with absent radii.
      19327586 Hematology/oncology clinics of North America, 2009 April : 23(2)321-31 PMCID:PMC2757092
    • Geddis AE, Fox NE, Tkachenko E, Kaushansky K
      Endomitotic megakaryocytes that form a bipolar spindle exhibit cleavage furrow ingression followed by furrow regression.
      17312391 Cell cycle (Georgetown, Tex.), 2007 Feb. 15 : 6(4)455-60
    • Geddis AE, Kaushansky K
      Megakaryocytes express functional Aurora-B kinase in endomitosis.
      15130946 Blood, 2004 Aug. 15 : 104(4)1017-24


Board Certification(s)

Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

Medical/Professional School

Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia
Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia


Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh


Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle

Clinical Interests

Benign hematologic conditions, especially acquired and inherited cytopenias and bone marrow failure syndromes; hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH), vascular anomalies