Meet the Cancer Center Team
At Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital, our pediatric cancer physicians and nurses specialize in patient and parent driven care and giving hope to the children. If you would like to hear more about our specialized care of children in the Hematology and Oncology service please feel free to contact us.
Pediatric Hematology Oncology Physicians
Enrique Escalon, MD †
Director, Division of Hematology - Oncology and Cancer Center
Athena Christodoulou-Pefkarou, MD †
Association Director, Division of Hematology-Oncology, Director of Hematology-Oncology Clinics and Sickle Cell Anemia Program
Ziad Ahmad Khatib, MD †
Director Neuro-Oncology, Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Guillermo R. DeAngulo, MD †
Hematologist-Oncologist, Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Pediatric Hematology Oncology Nurses
Michelle Burke, MSN, ARNP, CPN, CPON
Sarah Taylor, BSN, RN, CPON
We are accredited by the American College of Surgeon's Commission on Cancer, FACT, and the ANCC Magnet Program. We would like to share our passion and love for the children with you.