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Gladstone E. Airewele, MD, MPH

Director, Global Hematology Oncology Pediatric Excellence (HOPE) Hematology Program
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology-Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Pediatric Hematology Oncology 1999
University of Texas Medical School at Houston Other Master of Public Health 1998
Baystate Medical Center Internship Pediatrics 1995
Nigeria Residency Pediatrics 1991
Nigeria Internship Rotating Internship 1986
University of Benin School of Medicine Medical School M.B. 1985


Dr. Gladstone Airewele is a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, and is the Director of the Global Hematology Program at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Center, Houston, Texas. He specializes in pediatric sickle cell disease. His clinical interests include: leukemia, lymphoma, hematology and sickle cell disease.

Dr. Airewele is a graduate of the University of Benin School of Medicine, Nigeria, where he received his medical degree before transferring to the Neward Beth Israel Medical Center where he completed his residency. Dr. Airewele was accepted to the fellowship program in hematology/oncology at Baylor College of Medicine where he began his career at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Center at Texas Children’s Hospital, the pediatric teaching hospital of Baylor College of Medicine. During his fellowship, Dr. Airewele performed epidemiological research and received a Masters of Public Health Degree from the University Of Texas School Of Public Health.

He is board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and a board-certified specialist in pediatric hematology/oncology. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, and is the current Director of Global Hematology Programs at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Center, Houston, Texas.


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Member
American Society of Hematology (ASH) Member

Awards & Honors

2021   Star Award for Excellence in Patient Care, Baylor College of Medicine

Board Certification

American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatric Hematology-Oncology



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