Shernan G. Holtan, MD

Shernan G. Holtan, MD


Languages I Speak

  • English

Hospital Privileges

  • University of Minnesota Medical Center

Care Philosophy

Nothing matters more to me than delivering state-of-the-art medical treatments while providing compassionate care. I take pride in relating complicated diseases and treatments and making them understandable for my patients. In doing so, we can truly be partners in personalizing treatment plans. 

Care and Clinical Interests

  • GVHD
  • Immune Recovery After BMT
  • Immune Tolerance
  • Myeloid Malignancies

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE


  • Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN


  • Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Other Education

  • Bachelor's - Hastings College

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Oncology
  • hematology

Recognition and Leadership


  • OHSU Red Rose Award (2013)
  • Edward T. Creagan Award for Outstanding Contribution to Melanoma Research (2011)


  • Member, Late Effects, Immunobiology, and GVHD working committees, Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research

Academic Information

Assistant Professor

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