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Kristine Ward,


Title: Assistant Professor; Fellowship Program Director

Practices: Drexel Hematology and Oncology, Drexel Radiation Oncology

Specialty: Hematology / Oncology


Drexel Hematology/Oncology (I. Brodsky Associates)
230 N. Broad Street
15th Floor South Tower, Hahnemann University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Maps & Directions

Phone: 215.762.7735
Fax: 215.762.4877


  • BS in Chemistry - Saint Joseph's University (1987)
  • MD - Jefferson Medical College (1991)

Memberships / Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Society of Hematology
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Association of Fitness and Aerobics

Clinical Services

Internal medicine, Hematology, Oncology, Medical oncology


Kristine Ward, MD, is a hematologist and medical oncologist practicing in Center City Philadelphia. She is board certified in internal medicine, with subspecialty certification in medical oncology and hematology.


  • Hematology/Oncology - Drexel University College of Medicine (2004)


  • Internal Medicine - Lankenau Hospital (1993)
  • Internal Medicine - Pennsylvania Hospital (2001)


Recent Abstracts

"Mean Platelet Volume Predicts Platelet Engraftment Post Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation"
W Dhillon, MD, P Lothe, MD, K Ward, MD, P Crilley, DO, D Topolsky, MD, M Styler, MD
Blood, 122: 5507, October 2013

"G-CSF Dose Escalation Starting Day 8 after Salvage RICE Chemotherapy Results in Adequate and Predictable Autologous Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Collection in Relapsed/Refractory Lymphoma"
A Weber, P Pillai, M Styler, D Topolsky, K Ward, R Mullaney, P Crilley
ASBMT Annual Meeting, Hawaii, 2011

"Invasive Rhino-Cerebral Mucormycosis"
P Pillai, P Crilley, K Ward, D Topolsky, M Styler 
Manuscript Draft submitted to: Elsevier Editorial System™ for The Lancet Infectious Disease

"Chronic GVHD presenting as Delayed Onset Polymyositis after Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplantation"
P Pillai, R Vatanparast, A Weber, JM Kane, M Styler, D Topolsky, K Ward, R Mullaney, CD Katsetos, P Crilley
Abstract # 70057, BMT Tandem Meeting, 2011

"Evaluation of the Pre-Test Scoring System (4Ts) for the Evaluation and Management of Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia"
R Vatanparast, P Pillai, G Crane, S Minter, K Ward, D Topolsky, M Styler, P Crilley
ASH Abstract #26816, ASH Presentation, December 4-7, 2010

"Validation of the European Practice Guidelines for the Use of Recombinant Activated Factor VII in Patients with Massive Bleeding"
P Pillai, R Ranganathan, R Vatanparast, R Reddimallu, S Lantz, L Bachegowda, K Ward, M Styler, D Topolsky, P Crilley
ASH Abstract #32260, ASH Presentation December 4-7, 2010
Poster Presentation #122, Drexel Discovery Day, Sept 2010

"Haplo Identical (Partially HLA Mismatched, Related Donor) Non-Myeloablative Bone Marrow Transplantation: Hahnemann University Hospital Experience"
P Pillai, M Styler, D Topolsky, K Ward, R Mullaney, K Skinner, P Crilley
DrexelMed Journal, Volume 4 (1); Summer 2010
Poster Presentation # 118, Drexel Discovery Day, Sept 2009

"Breakthrough Invasive Mucor Mycosis in an Immunocompromised Patient while on Voriconazole Prophylaxis: A Case Report"
RS Alur, J Innocent, P Prasad, F Troicki, C Gao, P Ojha, Y Gong, K Ward, M Styler, D Topolsky, H Schlecht, M Nagorsky, L. Komarnicky, P Crilley
Poster Presentation # 117, Drexel Discovery Day, Sept 2009

Recent Publications

"Evaluation of a Pretest Scoring System (4Ts) for the Diagnosis of Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia in a University Hospital Setting"
R Vatanparast, MD, S Lantz, DO, K Ward, MD, P Crilley, DO, M Styler, MD
Postgrad Medicine, Volume 124 (6), November 2012.

"High-Dose Cyclophosphamide in the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis"
Schwartzman RJ, Simpkins N, Alexander GM, Reichenberger E, Ward K, Lindenberg N, Topolsky D, Crilley P
CNS Neuroscience & Therapeutics 15, 118-127, 2009

"Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura induced by cyclosporine A after allogeneic bone marrow transplantation treated by red blood cell exchange transfusion"
Gupta S, Tran N, Topolsky D, Crilley P, Balasubramanium M, Kahn S, Brodsky I, Styler M, Ward K
American Journal of Hematology 80 (1): 246-7, November 2007