Tobey J. MacDonald, M.D.

Director and Aflac Chair for Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Program

Scottish Rite

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine
Education and Training Medical Degree: Medicine, Cornell University, New York City, NY, 1987-1991
Residency: Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, 1991-1994
Fellowship: Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, 1994-1997 Pediatric Neuro-Oncology, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, 1997-1998


  • Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, American Board of Pediatrics
Professional Scientific Societies
  • Society for Neuro-Oncology
  • American Association for Cancer Research
  • American Society for Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Publications / Presentations
Selected journal articles authored/co-authored by this physician are available at the National Library of Medicine's online resource PubMed.

  • USNews Best Doctors in America, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 2011-present
  • Atlanta Magazine Groundbreakers Award, 2012
  • Georgia Cancer Coalition Distinguished Cancer Scholar Award, 2009-present

Professional Interests
  • Clinical, basic and translational research of childhood brain tumors with a primary research focus on the metastasis and role of platelet-derived growth factor receptor (PDGFR) signaling
  • Clinical trials/novel therapies for childhood brain tumors