Faculty Profile

Harvey Golomb
Section of Hematology / Oncology
Professor of Medicine
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730
Lowell T. Coggeshall Professor

Academic Interests

Dr. Golomb is an authority on the genetic abnormalities that cause various cancers and on chemotherapy for the leukemias, lymphomas and lung cancer. Dr. Golomb was among the first physicians in the world to perform clinical studies using interferon, the first of a series of naturally-produced substances that can boost the patient's own immune system as a weapon against cancer. He is a national authority on treatment of hairy cell leukemia.

Clinical Interests

Leukemia, lung cancer, lymphoma.


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  • BA, 1964, The University of Chicago, Biology
  • MD, 1968, University of Pittsburgh,
  • Residency, 1972, Johns Hopkins University, Internal Medicine
  • Fellowship, 1973, Johns Hopkins University, Medical Genetics
  • Fellowship, 1975, The University of Chicago, Hematology/Oncology