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Connie Piccone, MD

Connie Piccone, MD


Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

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  • Clinical Director, Pediatric Sickle Cell Anemia Center
  • Associate Professor

Connie Piccone, MD, is a pediatric hematology and oncology specialist (blood disorders and cancer) and Clinical Director of the Sickle Cell Anemia Center in the Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital. She is Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

Dr. Piccone is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric hematology and oncology. Her special interests include pediatric hematology (blood disorders), specifically sickle cell disease. She joined the UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital staff in 2010.

Dr. Piccone earned a bachelor’s degree in biology, graduating summa cum laude from Villanova University, Villanova, Pa. She earned her doctorate in medicine from Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pa. Dr. Piccone completed her residency in pediatrics at UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital, followed by a year as Chief Resident. Her fellowship training in hematology and oncology was at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa., and she also completed the Clinical Research Certificate Program in clinical epidemiology and biostatistics at the University of Pennsylvania.

Sickle cell disease and its complications in children is Dr. Piccone’s primary research interest, and she currently has multiple research projects on sickle cell disease in progress. Dr. Piccone has authored a textbook chapter and speaks at pediatric hematology and oncology conferences on this disease.

She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Society for Hematology and American Society of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology.

Awards and Recognitions

Advocacy Leadership Institute, American Society for Hematology, 2012
Excellence in Patient Care Award, 2004

Research Interests

Sickle cell disease


  • Pediatric Hematology
  • Pediatric Oncology
  • Sickle Cell Disease


Languages Spoken


Office Locations

UH Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital

11100 Euclid Ave
Cleveland OH, 44106

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Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Hematology-Oncology - American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics


Fellowship | Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology - Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia (2007 - 2010)

Residency | Pediatrics/Chief Resident
Pediatrics/Chief Resident - University Hospitals Of Cleveland (2006 - 2007)

Residency | Pediatrics
Pediatrics - University Hospitals Of Cleveland (2003 - 2006)

Medical Education
Drexel University College Of Medicine (2003)

Villanova University (2000)

Industry Relationships

University Hospitals is committed to transparency in our interactions with industry partners, such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies. At UH, we disclose practitioner and their family members’ ownership and intellectual property rights that are or in the process of being commercialized. In addition, we disclose payments to employed practitioners of $5,000 or more from companies with which the practitioners interact as part of their professional activities. These practitioner-industry relationships assist in developing new drugs, devices and therapies and in providing medical education aimed at improving quality of care and enhancing clinical outcomes. At the same time, UH understands that these relationships may create a conflict of interest. In providing this information, UH desires to assist patients in talking with their practitioners about industry relationships and how those relationships may impact their medical care.

UH practitioners seek advance approval for certain new industry relationships. In addition, practitioners report their industry relationships and activities, as well as those of their immediate family members, to the UH Office of Outside Interests annually. We review these reports and implement management plans, as appropriate, to address conflicts of interest that may arise in connection with medical research, clinical care and purchasing decisions.

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As of December 31, 2016, Connie Piccone did not disclose any Outside Relationships with Industry.

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