Harry A. Drabkin M.D.

Accepting New Patients

Accepting New Patients

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5 day(s) until next new
patient appointment as of
8:30 a.m. .

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Title
  • Professor
  • Mary Gilbreth Chair in Clinical Oncology
Degree M.D.
School University of Kansas School of Medicine
Residency
  • University of Cincinnati
Fellowship
  • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Board Certification
  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine: Medical Oncology
Specialties
  • Hematology/Oncology
Accepts New Patients Yes
5 day(s) until next new
patient appointment as of
8:30 a.m. 4/29/2016.

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To request an appointment call our representatives at 843-792-1414

Locations

Hollings Cancer Center
86 Jonathan Lucas St.
Charleston, SC 29425
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Biography

Professor of Medicine &
Gilbreth Chair in Clinical Oncology
Director, Division of Hematology/Oncology
Medical University of South Carolina

Dr. Drabkin received his M.D. degree from the University of Kansas, completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Cincinnati, and was a Fellow in Hematology-Oncology at the University of Colorado. While at Colorado, Dr. Drabkin rose through the ranks to become full Professor in 1998 and received the Grohne-Stapp Chair in Cancer Research in 2006. Dr. Drabkin joined MUSC as Chief of Hematology-Oncology in May, 2007 and holds the Gilbreth Chair in Clinical Oncology.

Dr. Drabkin has made major contributions to our understanding of the pathogenesis of leukemia, kidney cancer and lung cancer. Among his accomplishments are the discovery of the AML1-ETO fusion transcript from the 8;21 translocation in AML, the discovery and function of the hereditary kidney cancer gene, TRC8, and the identification of the tumor suppressor gene, SEMA3F and its role and regulation in lung cancer. Clinically, Dr. Drabkin is recognized in the treatment of metastatic kidney cancer and is active in cooperative group, industry, and investigator-initiated clinical trials for this disease. He is the author of more than 160 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters.