Michael Recht, M.D., Ph.D

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Adjunct Associate Professor

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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.

Summary of Current Research

Special Interest:

Pediatric hematology and oncology concentrating on non-malignant disorders of the blood, in particular conditions of bleeding and clotting

Selected Publications

"An inventory of healthy weight practices in federally funded haemophilia treatment centres in the United States," Haemophilia - 2014

"Impact of acute bleeding on daily activities of patients with congenital hemophilia with inhibitors and their caregivers and families: Observations from the dosing observational study in hemophilia (DOSE)," Value in Health (Vol: 17, Issue: 6, Page 744-748) - 2014

"Neonatal platelets: Mediators of primary hemostasis in the developing hemostatic system," Pediatric Research (Vol: 76, Issue: 3, Page 230-237) - 2014

"Recombinant factor VIIa analog in the management of hemophilia with inhibitors: Results from a multicenter, randomized, controlled trial of vatreptacog alfa," Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis (Vol: 12, Issue: 8, Page 1244-1253) - 2014

"Use of recombinant activated factor VII in patients with Glanzmann's thrombasthenia: A review of the literature," Haemophilia (Vol: 20, Issue: 4, Page 464-471) - 2014


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Memberships & Associations

National Hemophilia Foundation, American Society of Hematology, American Society of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Hemophilia and Thrombosis Research Society, American Academy of Pediatrics