Susan Alisanski, MD, is board certified in pediatrics, pediatric hematology/oncology and pediatric hospice and palliative care. She earned her medical degree in 2000 from State University of New York in Syracuse, New York. Dr. Alisanski completed a pediatric residency in 2003 at Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron, Ohio, where she also completed a fellowship in 2004 in pediatric palliative care. She then completed a fellowship in pediatric hematology/oncology in 2007 at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee, where she also earned a Master of Science in Clinical Investigation at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in 2007.
Dr. Alisanski has served as an assistant professor of pediatrics for the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at the University of Virginia Health System, where she also served as both Medical Director of the Pediatric Oncology Survivorship Clinic and Medical Director of Outpatient Pediatric Palliative Care until 2012. Dr. Alisanski then became an associate staff physician in pediatric hematology/oncology from 2012-2013 at Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida at Lee Memorial Health System. From 2013 to 2014, she served as a Global Health Corps physician at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers through Baylor College of Medicine at Princess Marina Hospital in Gaborone, Botswana, Africa.
In 2015, Dr. Alisanski joined Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital and Memorial Physician Group in the Division of Pediatric Palliative Care.