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Dr. Gabriela Llaurador


Texas Medical Center

Cancer and Hematology
Phone: 832-826-0870


6621 Fannin St., 8th floor
Houston, TX 77030

Gabriela Llaurador Caraballo, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology-Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Pediatric Hematology/Oncology - Pediatric Stem Cell Transplantation 2022
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center-Weill Cornell Medical College Fellowship Pediatric Hematology/Oncology 2021
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital Residency Pediatrics 2018
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital Internship Pediatrics 2016
University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2015
University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez Campus Bachelors Bachelor of Science, Biology 2011


Dr. Gabriela Llaurador is a physician at Texas Children's Cancer Center, specializing in pediatric bone marrow transplantation and cellular therapies, who provides direct clinical care to pediatric patients with diverse conditions requiring bone marrow transplantation.

Dr. Llaurador has experience treating patients with both malignant and non malignant disorders that receive bone marrow transplantation or cellular therapies.  She has a special clinical interest in treating pediatric patients with hematologic malignancies (blood cancers/leukemia/lymphoma) either with bone marrow transplantation or novel targeted cellular therapies such as chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells. 

Board Certifications
American Board of Pediatrics
Texas State Board of Medical Examiners


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Member
American Society of Bone Marrow Transplantation (ASBMT) Member
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Member
American Society of Hematology (ASH) Member
American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO) Member
American Society of Transplantation and Cellular Therapy (ASTCT) Member
Children's Oncology Group (COG) Member

Selected Publications

Llaurador G, Nicoletti E, Prockop SE, et al. Donor-Host Lineage-Specific Chimerism Monitoring and Analysis in Pediatric Patients Following Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation: Influence of Pretransplantation Variables and Correlation with Post-Transplantation Outcomes. Transplant Cell Ther. 2021;27(9):780.e1-780.e14. doi:10.1016/j.jtct.2021.05.020.

Llaurador G, Giulino-Roth L. AYA Considerations for Aggressive Lymphomas. Curr Hematol Malig Rep. 2021;16(1):61-71. doi:10.1007/s11899-021-00607-7.

Llaurador G, Wistinghausen B, McLaughlin L. Management of Post-Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorders. Current Opinion in Pediatrics.  2017 Feb;29(1):34-40. 

Awards & Honors

2020-2021     Chief Fellow, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

2015     Award for Outstanding Medical Student in the Pediatrics Clinical Clerkship, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics


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