Research & Publications
Dr. Layla Van Doren is an Assistant Professor of Medicine (Hematology) and cares for patients with sickle cell disease and patients with bleeding and clotting disorders at Smilow Cancer Hospital. Dr. Van Doren received her medical degree from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and completed her residency at the University of Southern California. She went on to complete a hematology & oncology fellowship at Tufts Medical Center where she served as chief fellow. She also received an MBA in Healthcare Administration from Loma Linda University.
Prior to joining Yale, Dr. Van Doren was an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology & Oncology at the Herbert Irving Cancer Center. Her clinical practice focused on the diagnosis and management of bleeding and clotting disorders, with a special emphasis in women’s health. She is also an expert in difficult-to-manage blood disorders. As a research fellow in the lab of Lidija Covic, PhD, Dr. Van Doren established a mechanistic framework and validated the pathophysiologic and therapeutic relevance of the lipid receptor GPR31 during PAR4-depedant platelet activation.
Education & Training
- FellowTufts Medical Center (2019)
- ResidentLA County/University of Southern CA (2016)
- InternLA County/University of Southern CA (2014)
- BACalifornia State University, San Bernardino, Art History; minor Biology (2007)
- MDThe George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Doctor of Medicine
- MBALoma Linda Medical Center, Healthcare Administration
- Board CertificationAB of Internal Medicine, Hematology (Internal Medicine) (2019)
- Board CertificationAB of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (2016)