Michael Recht, M.D., Ph.D

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Special Interest:
Hematology/Oncology (Pediatric)
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Dr. Recht serves as the regional director for the federally-funded Hemophilia Treatment Centers in the states of Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Alaska. He is also medical director of the Oregon Hemophilia Treatment Center. Before joining the faculty of OHSU in September 2007, Dr. Recht had been director of the hematology service and Hemophilia Center at Phoenix Children's Hospital for 10 years.  His primary clinical focus is the treatment of children and adolescents affected by non-malignant blood conditions, particularly bleeding and clotting disorders.  As a member of the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, he contributes to the care of patients with cancer and blood disorders at Doernbecher Children's Hospital and directs the Pediatric Hematology Consult Service. 

Dr. Recht has actively participated in over 30 clinical research trials testing new treatments for children with bleeding and clotting disorders.  In addition, he is currently engaged in research studying the psychological and educational impact of chronic illness in childhood.  After growing up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Dr. Recht received his BS in psychology, his PhD in human cancer biology, and his MD, all at the University of Wisconsin.  He completed his residency and fellowship training at Yale University School of Medicine.


  • Degrees:
    B.S., University of Wisconsin, 1987
    M.D., University of Wisconsin, 1991
    Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1995
  • Residency:

    Pediatrics, Yale New Haven Hospital, Yale University, 1995

  • Fellowship:

    Fellowship in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine, 1998

  • Certification:

    American Board of Pediatrics, 1995, 2002

    American Board of Pedaitrics, sub-board of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, 1998, 2005


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