Edmund K. Waller, MD, PhD, FACP



A leading bone marrow transplantation doctor and researcher, Dr. Waller has pioneered research to improve long-term outcomes and quality of life for patients after transplant.

Titles and Roles

Rein Saral, MD Professorship in Cancer Medicine
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
Professor, Departments of Medicine, Pathology, and Hematology and Medical Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine
Medical Director, Center for Stem Cell Processing and Apheresis
Emory University Hospital
Director, Center for Regenerative Engineering and Medicine
Emory University, Georgia Tech and The University of Georgia
Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant Center
Research Program
Cancer Immunology


Edmund K. Waller, MD, PhD, FACP, is board certified in hematology, medical oncology and internal medicine. A practicing physician with Emory Healthcare since 1995, Dr. Waller specializes in bone marrow transplants for acute leukemia, myelodysplastic syndrome, myeloproliferative neoplasms, lymphoma, aplastic anemia, sickle cell disease and in the management of graft-versus-host disease (GVHD). He is also an expert in CAR T-cell therapy.

Dr. Waller holds memberships with American College of Physicians, American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology and International Society for Experimental Hematology.


Dr. Waller earned his undergraduate degree from Harvard University, his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College, and his PhD in chemical biology from Rockefeller University in New York, New York. Dr. Waller completed a residency in the Department of Medicine at Stanford University in Stanford, California. He then went on to complete a clinical fellowship in oncology, as well as a research fellowship in pathology at Stanford University.


Dr. Waller's research focus is in enhancing immune reconstitution after stem cell transplant and anti-tumor immunology. He has research support from the National Institutes of Health, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and National Marrow Donor Program.

  • Below is a listing of current federal grants for the above principal investigator.



  • PublicationsPublication Date


Dr. Waller has been consistently listed in Atlanta Magazine's annual "Top Doctors" issue since 2015.

Additional Websites

Cascade Link   TOP