Frits van Rhee, M.D., Ph.D. Hematologist/Oncologist
Primary Appointment Location
449 Jack Stephens Drive
Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute
Little Rock, AR 72205
About Dr. van Rhee
Frits van Rhee, M.D., Ph.D., is a Professor of Medicine and Clinical Director of the UAMS Myeloma Center. He earned his medical degree from Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands, and his Ph.D. at the Imperial College of Science, Medicine and Technology, University of London. Dr. van Rhee trained in Internal Medicine and Hematology in the U.K., and in Bone Marrow Transplantation at John Radcliffe University Hospital in Oxford and the Royal Postgraduate Medical School in London. He holds the Charles and Clydene Scharlau Chair for Hematological Malignancies.
Dr. van Rhee is an international expert on Castleman Disease, with one of the largest populations of Castleman Disease patients in the world. He also is an expert in multiple myeloma and other hematologic malignancies, with a research focus in immunotherapy.
Dr. van Rhee is a member of the International Society for Cellular Therapy, the International Society for Experimental Hematology, the European Group for Bone and Marrow Transplantation, the Royal college of Physicians (U.K.), the Royal College of Pathologists (U.K.), and the American Society of Hematology. He has U.K. board certification in Internal Medicine and Hematology.
Dr. van Rhee's Academic Background
- Department of Internal Medicine
Education and Training
- John Radcliffe University Hospital
Bone Marrow Transplantation
- Hammersmith Hospital
- University Hospital
- Postgraduate Education
- University of London
Doctor of Philosophy
- Medical School
- Erasmus University Rotterdam
- American Board of Internal Medicine — Internal Medicine
- MRCPath Hematology
Conditions Diagnosed or Treated by Dr. van Rhee
UAMS Health providers care for a broad range of conditions, some of which may not be listed below.
Medical Treatments and Procedures Performed or Prescribed by Dr. van Rhee
UAMS Health providers perform and prescribe a broad range of treatments and procedures, some of which may not be listed below.
Dr. van Rhee's Areas of Expertise
The UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute is Arkansas’ most comprehensive cancer treatment and research facility.
Myeloma Care (Part of Cancer Care)
The UAMS Myeloma Center is the most comprehensive center in the world for research and clinical care related to multiple myeloma.