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Pamela H. Kempert, M.D.
Pamela H. Kempert, M.D.


Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

General Information:



Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Hematology/Oncology
Principal Investigator, UCLA Children’s Oncology Group
Member, JCCC Cancer and Stem Cell Biology Program Area

Hospital Affiliation(s):

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica


Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Children's Hospital of Orange County, 1982 - 1984
Pediatric Ambulatory, Children's Hospital of Orange County, 1980 - 1982
Pediatrics, UC Irvine Medical Center, 1976 - 1982
Medical Degree:
M.D., Ohio State University College of Medicine, 1976


Board Certification(s):
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, American Board of Pediatrics, 1987
Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics, 1983

Contact Information:

(310) 825-6708

Practice Information:

Clinical Interest(s):
Acute lymphocytic leukemia
Pediatric germ cell tumors
Pediatric hematology
Pediatric renal tumors
Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorders

Scientific Interest(s):

Dr. Pamela Kempert’s scientific interest has been research into the clinical treatment of childhood cancer as the children's oncology group principal investigator.

Selected Cancer-Related Publications:

Presson A, Moore TB, Kempert P. Efficacy of high-dose chemotherapy and autologous stem cell transplant for recurrent Wilms' tumor: a meta-analysis. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2010 Aug;32(6):454-61. doi: 10.1097/MPH.0b013e3181e001c2.

Seth T, Kempert P. Embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma of lower lip. Indian Pediatr. 2004 Aug;41(8):858-9.

Neudorf S, Nourani A, Kempert P, Shen V, Sender L, Kirov I. Chemotherapy and donor leukocyte infusions for relapsed juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia (JMML). Bone Marrow Transplant. 2004 May;33(10):1069.

Cairo MS, Mallett C, VandeVen C, Kempert P, Bennetts GA, Katz J. Impaired in vitro polymorphonuclear function secondary to the chemotherapeutic effects of vincristine, adriamycin, cyclophosphamide, and actinomycin D. J Clin Oncol. 1986 May;4(5):798-804.

Hodder FS, Kempert P, McCormack S, Bennetts GA, Katz J, Cairo MS. Immune thrombocytopenia following actinomycin-D therapy. J Pediatr. 1985 Oct;107(4):611-4.