Michael H. Kroll MDProfessor of Medicine and Chief, Section of Benign Hematology, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
Dr. Michael Kroll is a hematologist and oncologist practicing in Houston, Texas. He is Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Section of Benign Hematology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (UTMDACC). His basic research background is in mechanisms of platelet-dependent thrombosis, and his academic clinical niche is benign hematology, hemostasis and thrombosis. His group’s research activities focus on mechanisms of cancer- and stem cell transplant–associated thrombotic microangiopathy, the prevention and treatment of venous thromboembolism in cancer patients, and mechanisms of cancer-induced venous thrombosis.
Dr. Kroll is intimately involved in fellowship training, co-directs UTMDACC’s Anticoagulant Stewardship Program, has published over 100 manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals, lectures world-wide over a dozen times per year, serves on 2 federal grant review committees, has received several awards for education and leadership, and has served The American Society of Hematology in various capacities.
Dr. Kroll received his medical degree from Cornell. He underwent residency training in internal medicine at Brown University and completed his fellowship in hematology/oncology at Harvard Medical School–Brigham & Women's Hospital.
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- Risk Factors for Recurrence of Venous Thromboembolism During Pregnancy
- Symptom Burden and Quality of Life in High-Risk ET and PV Treated With Hydroxyurea or Pegylated Interferon Alfa-2a
- MDM2 Antagonist Idasanutlin in Polycythemia Vera
- Long-Term Adherence to DOACs and Clinical Outcomes in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation
- Switching From VKAs to DOACs in Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation
- 2021 Top Story in Benign Hematology: Hematological Complications of COVID-19 Vaccination
- Milvexian for VTE Prophylaxis
- Antithrombotic Therapy in Outpatients With Stable Symptomatic COVID-19
- Diagnostic Approach to Iron Deficiency Anemia by US Primary Care Physicians
- Adverse Events After COVID-19 Vaccination