Kamar Godder, MD


Dr. Kamar Godder is a pediatric hematology/oncologist with Kidz Medical Services, Inc. Dr. Godder earned /her medical degree from Hebrew University & Hadassah School of Medicine in Israel. She completed a fellowship in pediatric hematology-oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. Her clinical interests include bone marrow transplantation in children.

Dr. Godder is board certified in Pediatric Hematology Oncology.

Dr. Godder sees patients at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and Kidz Medical Services in Coral Gables.

Foster, R.H., Brouwer, A.M., Dillon, R., Bitsko, M.J., Godder, K., Stern, M. (2017). "Cancer was a speed bump in my path to enlightenment:" A qualitative analysis of situational coping experiences among young adult survivors of childhood cancer. Journal of psychosocial oncology, 35(4), 377-392. View in Pubmed

Shenoy, S., Eapen, M., ..., Gooder, K., et al (2016). A trial of unrelated donor marrow transplantation for children with severe sickle cell disease. Blood, 128(21), 2561-2567. View in Pubmed

Helou, M., Ning, Y., ..., Gooder, K., et al (2014). Vitamin d deficiency in children with cancer. Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology, 36(3), 212-217. View in Pubmed

Eckrich, M.J., Ahn, K.W., ..., Godder, K., et al (2014). Effect of race on outcomes after allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation for severe aplastic anemia. American journal of hematology, 89(2), 125-129. View in Pubmed

Foster, R.H., Russell, C.C., Dillon, R., Bitsko, M.J., Godder, K., Stern, M. (2014). Relations among optimism, perceived health vulnerability, and academic, self-regulatory, and social self-efficacy in adolescent survivors of childhood cancer. Journal of psychosocial oncology, 32(2), 207-223. View in Pubmed

Gowda, M., Payne, K.K., Godder, K., Manjili, M.H. (2013). HLA-DR expression on myeloid cells is a potential prognostic factor in patients with high-risk neuroblastoma. Oncoimmunology, 2(10), e26616. View in Pubmed

Sharma, A., Armstrong, A.E., ..., Godder, K. (2012). Graft-versus-host disease after solid organ transplantation: a single center experience and review of literature. Annals of Transplantation, 17(4), 133-139. View in Pubmed

Gowda, M., Godder, K., Kmieciak, M., et al (2011). Distinct signatures of the immune responses in low risk versus high risk neuroblastoma. Journal of translational medicine, 9(), 170. View in Pubmed

Erickson, J.M., Beck, S.L., ..., Gooder, K. (2011). Fatigue, sleep-wake disturbances, and quality of life in adolescents receiving chemotherapy. Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology, 33(1), e17-e25. View in Pubmed

Kmieciak, M., Worschech, A., ..., Godder, K., et al (2011). CD4+ T cells inhibit the neu-specific CD8+ T-cell exhaustion during the priming phase of immune responses against breast cancer. Breast cancer research and treatment, 126(2), 385-394. View in Pubmed

Dreyer, Z.E., Dinndorf, P.A., ..., Godder, K., et al (2011). Analysis of the role of hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation in infants with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in first remission and MLL gene rearrangements: a report from the Children's Oncology Group. Journal of clinical oncolgoy, 29(2), 214-222. View in Pubmed

Erickson, J.M., Beck, S.L., ..., Godder, K. (2010). Patterns of fatigue in adolescents receiving chemotherapy. Oncology nursing forum, 37(4), 444-455. View in Pubmed

Shaw, P.J., Kan, F., ..., Godder, K., et al (2010). Outcomes of pediatric bone marrow transplantation for leukemia and myelodysplasia using matched sibling, mismatched related, or matched unrelated donors. Blood, 116(19), 4007-4015. View in Pubmed

Kmieciak, M., Gowda, M., ..., Godder, K., et al (2009). Human T cells express CD25 and Foxp3 upon activation and exhibit effector/memory phenotypes without any regulatory/suppressor function. Journal of translational medicine, 7(), 89. View in Pubmed

Goldberg, S.R., Godder, K., Lanning, D.A. (2007). Successful treatment of a bowel perforation after chemotherapy for Burkitt lymphoma. Journal of pediatric surgery, 42(3), E1-E3. View in Pubmed

van Burik, J.A., Carter, S.L., ..., Godder, K., et al (2007). Higher risk of cytomegalovirus and aspergillus infections in recipients of T cell-depleted unrelated bone marrow: analysis of infectious complications in patients treated with T cell depletion versus immunosuppressive therapy to prevent graft-versus-host disease. Biology of blood and marrow transplantation , 13(12), 487-498. View in Pubmed

Roberts, S.S., Leeborg, N., ..., Godder, K. (2006). Acute graft-versus-host disease of the heart. Pediatric blood cancer, 47(5), 624-628. View in Pubmed

Flood, V.H., Johnson, F.L., ..., Godder, K. (2005). Sustained engraftment post bone marrow transplant despite anti-platelet antibodies in Glanzmann thrombasthenia. Pediatric blood cancer, 45(7), 971-975. View in Pubmed

Godder, K., Eapen, M., Laver, J.H., et al (2004). Autologous hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation for children with acute myeloid leukemia in first or second complete remission: a prognostic factor analysis. Journal of clinical oncology, 22(18), 3798-3804. View in Pubmed

Heiney, S.P., McWayne, J., ..., Godder, K. (2003). Efficacy of therapeutic group by telephone for women with breast cancer. Cancer nursing, 26(6), 439-447. View in Pubmed

Chiang, K.Y., Abhyankar, S., Bridges, K., Godder, K., et al (2002). Recombinant human tumor necrosis factor receptor fusion protein as complementary treatment for chronic graft-versus-host disease. Transplantation, 73(4), 665-667. View in Pubmed

Heiney, S.P., Bryant, L.H., Godder, K., Michaels, J. (2002). Preparing children to be bone marrow donors. Oncology nursing forum, 29(10), 1485-1489. View in Pubmed