Warren Alperstein, MD, is Assistant Professor of Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplants at the University of Miami in Florida, as well as Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics. He is a graduate of Technion Medical School at the Israel Institute of Technology and obtained his BS in Child Development at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Alperstein completed his internship and residency in pediatrics at the University of Chicago, Comer Children’s Hospital, and won a fellowship in pediatric bone marrow transplantation at Jackson Memorial Hospital, in Miami, Florida.
Warren was awarded a Hyundai Hope Scholar Grant in 2019 in the amount of $300,000 to investigate “High-Throughput Drug Screen for Pediatric Sarcomas”. He is the author or collaborator for numerous professional publications, including “Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: From Diagnosis to Prognosis”, “Ewing Sarcoma: Evidence-Based Diagnosis & Management”, “An Extra-Renal Wilms’ Tumor Presenting as a Uterine Mass”, “Undifferentiated Sarcoma: A Unique Infant Case Report”, “Successful Treatment with Plaque Brachytherapy in Recurrent Relapsed Retinoblastoma”, “The Impact of Medical & Psychosocial Factors on the Quality of Life in Children with Cancer & Their Families – Pediatric Blood & Cancer”, as well as an article in the Miami Herald entitled “Pediatric Cancer: Warning Signs and Symptoms”.
Dr. Alperstein is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Children’s Oncology Group, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American Society for Blood & Marrow Transplantation. At the University of Miami, he holds a number of positions, including core faculty educator for the Department of Pediatrics, Chemo Team committee member, Simulation Laboratory instructor, coordinator for Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Tumor Board, and member of the Holtz Pediatric Hematology/Oncology PI Committee.
Warren is married with children. In his spare time, he is active in Chai Life Line – a leading international children’s health support network that provides social, emotional and financial support to children with life-threatening or lifelong illnesses and their families. Additionally, he is a supporter of all Chicago-based sports teams.