Jean Bello Belasco, MD, a Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist with Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia


Get to know Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist Dr. Jean Bello Belasco, who serves patients in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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(YorkPedia Editorial):- New York City, New York Dec 2, 2021 ( – A devoted pediatrician, Dr. Belasco is an attending physician in the Cancer Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Her areas of special interest include pediatric brain and spine tumors, neurofibromatosis, supportive care, and vascular and lymphatic malformations.

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is the nation’s first hospital devoted exclusively to the care of children. Since its start in 1855, CHOP has been the birthplace of countless breakthroughs and dramatic firsts in pediatric medicine. Built on a foundation of delivering safe, high-quality, family-centered care, the Hospital has fostered medical discoveries and innovations that have improved pediatric healthcare and saved countless children’s lives.

With a broad educational background, Dr. Belasco graduated with her medical degree from the Temple University School of Medicine and completed her internship and residency in pediatrics at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children. She then went on to complete her fellowship in hematology/oncology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and her fellowship in pediatric oncology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Subsequent to her education, the doctor attained board certification in pediatric hematology/oncology and pediatrics through the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP). The mission of the ABP is to advance child health by certifying pediatricians who meet standards of excellence and are committed to continuous learning and improvement.

In good standing with a number of professional organizations, Dr. Belasco is an active member of the Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, the Neurofibromatosis Consortium, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Active in academia, she serves as a Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

An avid researcher, Dr. Belasco’s neuro-oncology brain tumors, neurofibromatosis, and related tumors, and investigational therapies for refractory brain tumors and for progressive, severe plexiform neurofibromas.

Pediatric oncology is a medical specialty focused on the care of children with cancer. A pediatric hematologist/oncologist is a physician who has special training and experience to diagnose and treat blood disorders and cancers in children, teens, and young adults.

As a testament to her success, Dr. Belasco has been the recipient of the Patients’ Choice Award (2018, 2017, 2016, 2014, 2011, 2009), Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018, 2017, 2014, 2011), Alex’s Pitcher of Hope Award (2010), Master Clinician Award (2007), Temple University Gallery of Success Award (2007), Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Faculty Honor Roll (2003-2004), Supportive Care Services ACCH Award for Innovation (1996), and Pharmacology Award (1973).

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