Date:March 07, 2013

Wendy Allen-Rhoades, MD

dr-Wendy_Allen_RhoadesAssistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Section of Hematology-Oncology
Baylor College of Medicine

Dr. Wendy Allen-Rhoades
1102 Bates Street, Suite 1025
Houston, TX 77030

Phone: 832-824-4207
Fax: 832-825-4846
Email: waallenr@txch.org

 

About Wendy Allen-Rhoades, MD

Dr. Wendy Allen-Rhoades, is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics  in the Division of Hematology and Oncology at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers. She is a board-certified pediatric hematologist-oncologist specializing in the care of children with sarcomas.

Dr. Allen-Rhoades obtained her medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. where she also completed her pediatric residency training. She completed a fellowship in pediatric hematology-oncology as part of the combined Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children’s Hospital program.

Dr. Allen-Rhoades is a member of the Bone Tumor Program within the Solid Tumor Programs.

Research

Dr. Allen-Rhoades is conducting research under the mentorship of Dr. Jason Yustein. Her primary efforts are focused on discovering and developing non invasive biomarkers (microRNAs and genomic markers) for pediatric sarcomas to improve early detection rates, guide therapy choices, monitor response to therapy, and aid in the surveillance for recurrence.

Dr. Allen-Rhoades has been awarded numerous honors for her research, including the American Society of Clinical Oncology Young Investigator Award (2013) and the 2016 Pediatric Pilot Award. She is a previous St. Baldrick’s Foundation Fellow and has received funding from the Amschwand Sarcoma Foundation and the Laurel’s Army Foundation to support her work.

Education

M.D., Georgetown University School of Medicine
Residency, Georgetown University School of Medicine
Fellowship, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics – Hematology/Oncology

Selected Memberships

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
American Association of Cancer Research (AACR)
American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO)
Children’s Oncology Group (COG)
Texas Pediatric Society (TPS)
International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP)
Connective Tissue Oncology Society (CTOS)

Clinical Interests

Osteosarcoma, Ewing’s sarcoma, Rhabdomyosarcoma

Research Interests

Discovery and development of biomarkers for pediatric sarcomas