Edmund Kemp Waller , MD

Hematology , Hematology/Oncology and Medical Oncology


Edmund K. Waller, MD, PhD, FACP, earned his medical degree from Cornell University and his doctorate from the Rockefeller University, both in New York City. He completed clinical oncology and experimental pathology fellowships at Stanford University. Dr Waller currently is Professor of Hematology and Oncology and Director of the Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplantation Center of the Winship Cancer Institute of the Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. He also serves as Medical Director of the Stem Cell Processing Laboratory, Hemapheresis Department, and Clinical Trials Office of the Winship Cancer Institute. Dr Waller%u2019s research focuses on optimizing antitumor immunity in cancer patients. He is developing novel strategies of regulating immune responses by studying the interaction between T cells and dendritic cells. He has expertise in graft engineering, stem cell selection, and adoptive immunotherapy to treat cancer patients. Dr Waller has authored more than 85 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, as well as 5 patents. He is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including being a semifinalist in the 2002 Entrepreneur Award sponsored by the Walter Coulter Foundation, a Clinical Scholar Award from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, a Clinical Investigator Award from the Cancer Research Institute, and a Clinical Scientist Award from the Doris Duke Foundation. Dr Waller reviews government grants as a member of the Clinical Oncology Study Section of the National Institutes of Health and reviews manuscripts for Blood, Experimental Hematology, Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, New England Journal of Medicine, and Cancer.

Gender: Male

Years in Practice: 36 Years

Languages Spoken: English

Education & Training

Medical School: Weill Cornell Medical College

Graduation Date: in 1985

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Emory University Hospital Midtown
  • Emory University Hospital

Specialties: Hematology , Hematology/Oncology and Medical Oncology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Alliant Health Plan
  • Ambetter Superior Health Plan
  • Anthem Blue Open Access POS Alternate Network
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS GA Blue Choice HMO
  • BCBS GA Blue Choice PPO
  • BCBS GA Blue Open Access POS
  • BCBS GA BlueChoice Option POS
  • Blue Open Access POS Plus - GA
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry CoventryOne - GA
  • First Health PPO
  • GA Ambetter
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Waller's Office Information

Website: winshipcancer.emory.edu
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Doctor Waller's Other Office Information

Emory Winship Cancer Institute
1365 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
(404) 778-1900

Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM