Laura Klesse, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Endowed Title: Dedman Family Scholar in Clinical Care

Department: Pediatrics


University University of Notre Dame (1992)
Medical School UT Southwestern Medical Center (2001)
Fellowship UT Southwestern Medical Center (2002), Pediatric Hematology/oncology
Residency Children's Medical Center (2005), Pediatrics
Fellowship UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (2008), Pediatric Hematology/oncology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interests

  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Neurofibromatosis Type 2 (NF2)


  • Dedman Scholar in Clinical Medicine

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Society for Clinical Oncology
  • American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  • Society for Neuro-Oncology