Ksenya Shliakhtsitsava, M.D.

  • Dedman Family Scholar in Clinical Care
  • Pediatrics - Hematology-Oncology


Ksenya Shliakhtsitsava, M.D., MAS, is a UT Southwestern physician with the Cancer and Blood Disorder Program at Children's Health. Dr. Ksenya earned her medical degree at the Belarusian State Medical University in Minsk, Belarus, in 2006 and after completion the residency in her home country she relocated to the United States. She then completed her residency in General Pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco-Fresno in 2014 followed by the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology fellowship training at the University of California, San Diego in 2017. Additionally, in 2018, Dr. Ksenya completed master's program in clinical research at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Ksenya is a full member of the Children's Oncology Group and taking care of patients with cancer and passionate about fertility preservation and survivorship care. She is interested in studying late effects in pediatric cancer survivors, educating patients and families and helping patients with cancer to navigate through treatment and survivors to adjust to life after cancer treatment.   

Education & Training
  • Medical School - Belarusian State Medical University, Belarus (2000-2006)
  • Residency - University of California San Francisco - Fresno (2010-2014), Pediatrics
  • Fellowship - University of California, San Diego (2014-2017), Pediatric Hematology/oncology
  • Other Post Graduate Training - University of California, San Diego (2015-2018)
  • Graduate School - University of California, San Diego (2015-2018), Clinical Research
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Society of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology (2014)
  • American Society of Hematology (2014)
  • Belarusian Association of General Practitioners (2006)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (2010)
  • American Board of Pediatrics (2014)
  • European Hematology Association (2015)
  • Hemostasis and Thrombosis Research Society (2016)
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (2015)
Honors & Awards
  • Clinical Research Training Institute Career-Enhancement Award 2016, American Society of Hematology
  • Merit Scholarship Award, Master of Advanced Studies in Clinical Research 2017, University of California, San Diego
  • INQUIRY Resident and Fellow Best in Class Award for Quality Improvement Project 2017, Rady Children's Hospital - San Diego
Books & Publications