Dr. Mary Lechowicz, MD

Dr. Mary Lechowicz, MD

Hematology  |  
Female  |  
Age 47
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Mary Lechowicz, MD is a hematology specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 22 years. She graduated from Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in hematology, oncology, and more.Read her story

1365 Clifton NE Rd

Atlanta, GA 30322

Contact Information

(404) 778-1900

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
very high
more than 99% of peers
All Lymphoma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Mycosis Fungoides
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Lechowicz's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lechowicz "Mary Jo Lechowicz, MD, joined Emory from the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins University where she completed a post-doctoral fellowship in oncology. Dr. Lechowicz is board certified in internal medicine and medical oncology. Dr. Lechowicz's research interests are in hematologic malignancies. She has been a principal investigator and co-principal investigator on a number of national and international clinical trials involving the treatment of patients with virally related cancers and particularly T-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Dr. Lechowicz is currently active in the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics Research Program, the American Society of Hematology, and the American Association of Cancer Research. She is a member of the Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics Research Program at Winship. Education Dr. Lechowicz earned her medical degree from SUNY-Syracuse in Syracuse, New York. She completed her internship and residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York, New York where she was Chief Resident. She then completed a fellowship at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. Research Dr. Lechowicz's research interests are in hematologic malignancies specifically T cell lymphomas. Her interest in HIV and malignancies began with her training at Johns Hopkins. She is the primary investigator for a number of trials at Emory University with regard to improvement of care in non-Hodgkin's lymphomas, particularly related to transplantation and diffused B-cell lymphomas; cutaneous and peripheral lymphomas; T-cell lymphomas; and HIV and lymphoma care. Publications Dr. Lechowicz was editor for the American Society of Hematology Daily News in 2010. She has served on multiple committees including the United States Cutaneous Lymphoma Consortium, American Society of Hematology, the ethics committee at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and Johns Hopkins Hospital, and the Lymphoma Research Foundation's Lymphoma Awareness Multicultural Population Advisory Committee. Awards Dr. Lechowicz's recent awards include: Dean's Teaching Award, Emory University School of Medicine, 2012-2013 Emory University School of Medicine Class of 2013, Senior Superlatives Awards – Student Elected"Doctor who could take care of your Grandmother"Named "The Dr. Mary Jo Lechowicz Award", 2013 Emory University School of Medicine Class of 2011, Senior Superlatives Awards – Student Elected"Doctor whom you would take your family to in medical subspecialties"Named "The Dr. Mary Jo Lechowicz Award", 2011 "

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This content was provided by Dr. Lechowicz "Dr. Lechowicz is the primary investigator for a number of trials at Emory University with regard to improvement of care in lymphoma, particularly related to transplantation and patients with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma."
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Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lechowicz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Emory University School of Medicine Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Vice Chair
  • Emory University School of Medicine Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Professor
  • Margaret H. Rollins Chair in Cancer Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, Chair
  • Winship Summer Scholars Program Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, Co-Director

Dr. Lechowicz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lechowicz to family and friends
5.0
based on 3 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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Dr. Lechowicz's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Doctor Lechowicz is an amazing doctor and person. She has repeatedly addressed my many questions and concerns over the last 2years,. She is always patient and kind to me and my family. If you are in need of a physician with her field of medicine then you should certainly make an appointment. You...more
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Dr. Lechowicz is an extremely knowledgeable doctor and very caring person. When life doesn't stick to the game plan, she is the doctor you definitely want on your team!!! Her entire staff is also wonderful.
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