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Kristine Ward

Kristine Ward, MD

Assistant Professor; Fellowship Program Director

Department: Medicine: Division of Hematology/Oncology

Specialties: Hematology / Oncology


  • BS in Chemistry - Saint Joseph's University (1987)
  • MD - Jefferson Medical College (1991)

Memberships / Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Society of Hematology
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Association of Fitness and Aerobics

Kristine Ward, MD, is a hematologist and medical oncologist practicing in Center City Philadelphia. She is board certified in internal medicine, with subspecialty certification in medical oncology and hematology.

Clinical Services

Internal medicine, Hematology, Oncology, Medical oncology


  • Hematology/Oncology - Drexel University College of Medicine (2004)


  • Internal Medicine - Lankenau Hospital (1993)
  • Internal Medicine - Pennsylvania Hospital (2001)

Kristine Ward, MD, is an assistant professor of medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine. She is the director of the Hematology/Oncology Fellowship program.


Recent Abstracts

"Mean Platelet Volume Predicts Platelet Engraftment Post Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation"
W Dhillon, MD, P Lothe, MD, K Ward, MD, P Crilley, DO, D Topolsky, MD, M Styler, MD
Blood, 122: 5507, October 2013

"G-CSF Dose Escalation Starting Day 8 after Salvage RICE Chemotherapy Results in Adequate and Predictable Autologous Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Collection in Relapsed/Refractory Lymphoma"
A Weber, P Pillai, M Styler, D Topolsky, K Ward, R Mullaney, P Crilley
ASBMT Annual Meeting, Hawaii, 2011

"Invasive Rhino-Cerebral Mucormycosis"
P Pillai, P Crilley, K Ward, D Topolsky, M Styler 
Manuscript Draft submitted to: Elsevier Editorial System™ for The Lancet Infectious Disease

"Chronic GVHD presenting as Delayed Onset Polymyositis after Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplantation"
P Pillai, R Vatanparast, A Weber, JM Kane, M Styler, D Topolsky, K Ward, R Mullaney, CD Katsetos, P Crilley
Abstract # 70057, BMT Tandem Meeting, 2011

"Evaluation of the Pre-Test Scoring System (4Ts) for the Evaluation and Management of Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia"
R Vatanparast, P Pillai, G Crane, S Minter, K Ward, D Topolsky, M Styler, P Crilley
ASH Abstract #26816, ASH Presentation, December 4-7, 2010

"Validation of the European Practice Guidelines for the Use of Recombinant Activated Factor VII in Patients with Massive Bleeding"
P Pillai, R Ranganathan, R Vatanparast, R Reddimallu, S Lantz, L Bachegowda, K Ward, M Styler, D Topolsky, P Crilley
ASH Abstract #32260, ASH Presentation December 4-7, 2010
Poster Presentation #122, Drexel Discovery Day, Sept 2010

"Haplo Identical (Partially HLA Mismatched, Related Donor) Non-Myeloablative Bone Marrow Transplantation: Hahnemann University Hospital Experience"
P Pillai, M Styler, D Topolsky, K Ward, R Mullaney, K Skinner, P Crilley
DrexelMed Journal, Volume 4 (1); Summer 2010
Poster Presentation # 118, Drexel Discovery Day, Sept 2009

"Breakthrough Invasive Mucor Mycosis in an Immunocompromised Patient while on Voriconazole Prophylaxis: A Case Report"
RS Alur, J Innocent, P Prasad, F Troicki, C Gao, P Ojha, Y Gong, K Ward, M Styler, D Topolsky, H Schlecht, M Nagorsky, L. Komarnicky, P Crilley
Poster Presentation # 117, Drexel Discovery Day, Sept 2009

Recent Publications

"Evaluation of a Pretest Scoring System (4Ts) for the Diagnosis of Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia in a University Hospital Setting"
R Vatanparast, MD, S Lantz, DO, K Ward, MD, P Crilley, DO, M Styler, MD
Postgrad Medicine, Volume 124 (6), November 2012.

"High-Dose Cyclophosphamide in the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis"
Schwartzman RJ, Simpkins N, Alexander GM, Reichenberger E, Ward K, Lindenberg N, Topolsky D, Crilley P
CNS Neuroscience & Therapeutics 15, 118-127, 2009

"Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura induced by cyclosporine A after allogeneic bone marrow transplantation treated by red blood cell exchange transfusion"
Gupta S, Tran N, Topolsky D, Crilley P, Balasubramanium M, Kahn S, Brodsky I, Styler M, Ward K
American Journal of Hematology 80 (1): 246-7, November 2007