Shernan Holtan, M.D.

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Special Interests:
Acute Leukemia, Bone Marrow Transplant
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Dr. Holtan joined OHSU from the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine, where she completed her residency in Internal Medicine and fellowships in Hematology and Oncology and Blood and Marrow Transplantation. She received her medical degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

At the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, she is joining Dr. Richard Maziarz and the rest of the Center for Hematologic Malignancies team, and will focus on acute leukemia and transplantation medicine, in addition to seeking new ways to help patients recover healthy immune function during their cancer therapy.


Dr. Holtan’s specialties include:


• Hematology

• Acute leukemia

• Blood and marrow transplantation

• Cancer immunotherapy

• Graft versus host disease

• Immune reconstitution

Professional Education

  • Degree:
    M.D., University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
  • Residency:
    Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, Minn.
  • Fellowship:
    Hematology and Oncology; Blood and Marrow Transplantation, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, Minn.
  • Certification:
    Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Oncology

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