Wendy Woods-Swafford | Pediatric Oncology and Hematology Des Moines
Blank Children's Hospital

Wendy Woods-Swafford, M.D., M.P.H.

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Clinic Hours

MON 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
TUE 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
WED 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
THU 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
FRI 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

1215 Pleasant Street
Suite 514
Des Moines, Iowa 50309



Blank Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center


About This ProviderPrint

Dr. Woods-Swafford attended a combined baccalaureate/medical degree program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. She completed her pediatric residency at Blank Children's Hospital and fellowship in pediatric hematology-oncology at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. During her fellowship she completed a Masters in Public Health and a clinical research project on the epidemiology of pediatric glioma, for which she received an American Society of Clinical Oncology Merit Award for this work. Dr. Woods-Swafford's areas of interest include leukemia, histiocytosis, adolescent and young adult oncology as well as palliative care. Dr. Woods-Swafford is the Medical Director of the Blank Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center.

Member of:

  • American Society of Pediatric Hematology Oncology
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Society for Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology
  • Children's Oncology Group
  • Histiocyte Society
  • Society of Neuro-Oncology
  • Iowa Oncology Research Association
  • Iowa Medical Society


Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics - University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine


Pediatric Oncology and Hematology

Areas of Interest

Pediatric Oncology/Hematology

Accepts Children


College/Medical School

University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine


Blank Children's Hospital

Board Certification(s):

Palliative Care, Pediatrics and Pediatric Hematology-Oncology


Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Tennessee