Jonathan Wickiser, M.D., is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in pediatric kidney, liver, testicular, and ovarian tumorscancer predisposition syndromes in children; and pediatric melanoma.

Dr. Wickiser earned his medical degree at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. He completed his residency in pediatrics at the University of Virginia, serving as Chief Resident his final year, and gained advanced training in pediatric hematology and oncology through a fellowship at UT Southwestern.

Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in pediatric hematology and oncology, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2006.

Among his other roles, Dr. Wickiser is the Oncology Director at the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children's Medical Center Dallas.

He is a member of the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and he serves on the Wilms Tumor Panel and Discussion Writing Committee for the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.

Dr. Wickiser has delivered several invited lectures, contributed to the book Pediatric Emergency Medicine, and published numerous academic articles, case reports, and clinical guidelines related to his areas of expertise.


Medical School
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (1999)
University of Virginia (2000), Pediatrics
University of Virginia (2003), Pediatrics
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2006), Pediatric Hematology/oncology


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Is surgical resection and observation sufficient for stage I and II sacrococcygeal germ cell tumors? A case series and review.
Egler RA, Gosiengfiao Y, Russell H, Wickiser JE, Frazier AL Pediatr Blood Cancer 2016 Oct
Risk stratification of pubertal children and postpubertal adolescents with clinical stage I testicular nonseminomatous germ cell tumors.
Cost NG, Lubahn JD, Adibi M, Romman A, Wickiser JE, Raj GV, Sagalowsky AI, Margulis V J. Urol. 2014 May 191 5 Suppl 1485-90
Somatic mutations in DROSHA and DICER1 impair microRNA biogenesis through distinct mechanisms in Wilms tumours.
Rakheja D, Chen KS, Liu Y, Shukla AA, Schmid V, Chang TC, Khokhar S, Wickiser JE, Karandikar NJ, Malter JS, Mendell JT, Amatruda JF Nat Commun 2014 2 4802
A comparison of pediatric, adolescent, and adult testicular germ cell malignancy.
Cost NG, Lubahn JD, Adibi M, Romman A, Wickiser JE, Raj GV, Sagalowsky AI, Margulis V Pediatr Blood Cancer 2013 Sep
Single institution experience with tru-cut renal mass biopsy for diagnosing wilms tumor.
Cost NG, Granberg CF, Schlomer BJ, Wickiser JE, Gargollo PC, Baker LA, Rakheja D Urol J 2013 10 1 780-3
Correlation between preoperative staging computerized tomography and pathological findings after nodal sampling in children with Wilms tumor.
Lubahn JD, Cost NG, Kwon J, Powell JA, Yang M, Granberg CF, Wickiser JE, Rakheja D, Gargollo PC, Baker LA, Margulis V J. Urol. 2012 Oct 188 4 Suppl 1500-4
Pathological review of Wilms tumor nephrectomy specimens and potential implications for nephron sparing surgery in Wilms tumor.
Cost NG, Lubahn JD, Granberg CF, Sagalowsky AI, Wickiser JE, Gargollo PC, Baker LA, Margulis V, Rakheja D J. Urol. 2012 Oct 188 4 Suppl 1506-10
TP53 codon 72 polymorphisms in favorable histology Wilms tumors.
Cost NG, Mitui M, Khokhar S, Wickiser JE, Baker LA, Rakheja D Pediatr Blood Cancer 2012 Aug 59 2 326-8
Robot-assisted laparoscopic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection in an adolescent population.
Cost NG, DaJusta DG, Granberg CF, Cooksey RM, Laborde CE, Wickiser JE, Gargollo PC J. Endourol. 2012 Jun 26 6 635-40
Oncologic outcomes of partial versus radical nephrectomy for unilateral Wilms Tumor.
Cost NG, Lubahn JD, Granberg CF, Schlomer BJ, Wickiser JE, Rakheja D, Gargollo PC, Leonard D, Raj GV, Baker LA, Margulis V Pediatric blood & cancer 2011 Jul


Featured Books Legend Featured Books

Honors & Awards

  • Best Pediatric Specialists/Doctors in Dallas
    D Magazine (2016) (2018-2023)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
    Texas Tech School of Medicine (1998)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (2006)
  • American Society of Hematology
  • American Society of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology (2012)