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Najla El Jurdi, MD


Health Networks

  • University of Minnesota Physicians

Languages I Speak

  • English
  • Arabic

Care Philosophy

Hematopoietic cell transplantation is a life-saving procedure when personalized to each patient. I believe in each patient’s right to make an informed decision regarding their treatment options based on the best available evidence that also meets with their own goals of care. Patients in my clinic will be offered novel clinical trial options as well in an effort to improve outcomes beyond the standard of care.

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Acute GVHD
  • Allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation
  • Chronic GVHD
  • Regimen-related toxicities
  • Survivorship and late effects

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • American University of Beirut School of Medicine, Beirut, Lebanon


  • Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA (Internal Medicine)


  • Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
  • University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center/Seidman Cancer Center, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cleveland, OH

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Hematology and Oncology, eligible

Recognition and Leadership


  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (2011- present)
  • John W. Harris Memorial, Hematology Scholar Award (2018)
  • Chief Fellow, University Hospitals/Case Western Reserve University Department of Hematology and Oncology (2017-2018)
  • AACR/ASCO Clinical Cancer Research Workshop and Training Course, Scholar (2016)
  • Travel Award, American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation (2016)