Dr. Joseph Pidala is a Medical Oncologist in the Blood and Marrow Transplant Department at Moffitt Cancer Center and an Assistant Professor of Oncology in the University of South Florida’s Department of Oncologic Sciences.
He cares for patients requiring allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation, and manages chronic graft vs. host disease (GVHD). His research efforts aim to more effectively prevent and treat GVHD based on new insights into the biology of the syndrome.
A summa cum laude graduate of the University of South Florida, Dr. Pidala received his medical degree from the USF College of Medicine and a master’s degree in Clinical and Translational Research through the National Institute of Health K30-sponsored SPOR program.
Dr. Pidala completed residency in Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and was a clinical fellow in Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He came to Moffitt in 2007 for a fellowship in Hematology and Medical Oncology and joined the BMT faculty in 2010.
Dr. Pidala is a member of the American Society of Hematology, and American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation.