Donald H. Mahoney, MD


  • Texas Medical Center


Blood Disorders
Palliative Care

Phone: 832-822-4213
Fax: 832-825-1456

Contact Information

6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510
Houston, TX 77030
United States

President, Texas Children's Hospital Medical Staff
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology-Oncology, and Department of Immunology and Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine fellowship Pediatric Hematology Oncology 1980
Baylor College of Medicine residency Pediatrics 1975
Baylor College of Medicine internship Pediatrics 1973
Tulane University Graduate School of Social Work medical school Doctor of Medicine 1972


Dr. Donald Mahoney is former Director of the Texas Children's Hematology Center and has been treating patients with hematologic disorders for over 30 years. In addition, he has led the Hematology Treatment Team at Texas Children's for over 20 years. He is a well-respected expert in pediatric hematologic disorders whose advice is frequently sought after by physicians around the city, state and country. He is a specialist in hematology/oncology, hematologic disorders, sickle cell disease, platelet disorders, bone marrow failure syndromes, neutropenia disorders, leukemia, and lymphoma.

Dr. Donald Mahoney's current interests includes studies on the natural history and treatment of infants and children with thrombotic complications and strokes. Dr. Mahoney also has interests in chronic neutropenia, platelet disorders and aplastic anemia. Dr. Mahoney participates in clinical research of acute lymphoid leukemia and is an active senior member of the NIH Children's Oncology Group (COG).

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics-Hematology/Oncology

Clinical Special Interests

Hematologic Disorders
Sickle Cell Disease
Platelet Disorders
Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes
Neutropenia Disorders

Research Interests

Thrombotic complications and strokes
Chronic neutropenia, platelet disorders and aplastic anemia
Clinical research of acute lymphoid leukemia


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Member
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Member
American Society of Hematology (ASH) Member
American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO) Program Committee Member
Harris County Medical Society (HCMS) Member
National Hemophilia Foundation Member