Thomas A. Olson, MD


Titles and Roles

Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine
Clinical Director, Solid Tumors
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Co-Chair, Protocol Review and Monitoring Committee
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
Research Program
Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics


Thomas, Olson, MD, is a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Olson also serves as Clinical Director of Solid Tumors at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

Dr. Olson is a member of the Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics Research Program at Winship Cancer Institute. He is also a member of many professional scientific societies including Children's Oncology Group, American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, International Society of Pediatric Oncology, American Society of Clinical Oncology, Connective Tissue Oncology Society, and American Society of Hematology.


Dr. Olson earned his MD from Loyola University. He completed his residency and a fellowship in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Dr. Olson also completed a fellowship in Medical Research at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research.


Dr. Olson's research interests include, germ cell tumors, retinoblastoma, sarcomas, and rare pediatric tumors.

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Dr. Olson has been consistently listed in Atlanta Magazine's annual "Top Doctors" issue since 2016.

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