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Katharine E Brock, MD, MS

Attending Physician

Gender
Female
Language
English

Primary Specialty

Palliative Care


Other Specialty

Hematology/Oncology


Leadership Titles

Director, Supportive Care Clinic, Attending Physician, Pediatric Advanced Care Team (PACT)


Education

Board Certification
Am Bd Pediatrics (Sub: Hospice & Palliative Medicine), Am Bd Pediatrics (Sub: Pediatric Hematology-Oncology), American Board of Pediatrics
Medical School:
Northwestern University School of Medicine
Residency:
University of Colorado
Fellowship:
Stanford University School of Medicine
Harvard University Boston Childrens

Publications

Pubmed Profile

Network


Introduction

Katharine Brock, MD, a Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist at the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine, joined Children’s in 2016. As Director of the Supportive Care Clinic at the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, Dr. Brock see patients with cancer, in conjunction with the oncology teams at Children’s Egleston and Scottish Rite hospitals. Early supportive care is the standard of care in pediatric oncology, as it helps improve quality of life and family coping. The Supportive Care Clinic’s team helps children and families live well and make each day as good as possible. The clinic focuses on your child as a whole person and manages the symptoms and stresses of a serious illness. They promote honest, high-quality communication so that families can make the best decisions for their child.

In her free time, Dr. Brock enjoys hiking, traveling, yoga, spending time with her family and eating good food.

Focus of Practice

  • Supportive care
  • Pediatric Advanced Care Team (PACT)
  • Pediatric cancers, including brain tumors, solid tumors and leukemia/lymphoma

Areas of Interest

  • Supportive care
  • Palliative care
  • Pain and symptom management
  • Quality of life
  • Person-centric and family-focused care

Locations

Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

Egleston Hospital, 1405 Clifton Road NE Atlanta, GA 30322 Get Directions 404-785-1112

Childrens Physician Group - Palliative Care

Medical Office Building at Scottish Rite hospital, 5461 Meridian Mark Rd NE Suite 320 Atlanta, GA 30342 Get Directions 404-785-3240

Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

Scottish Rite hospital, 1001 Johnson Ferry Road NE Atlanta, GA 30342 Get Directions 404-785-7112

Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

Medical Office Building at Scottish Rite hospital, 5461 Meridian Mark Road NE Suite 400 Atlanta, GA 30342 Get Directions 404-785-1112

Research & Publications

Dr. Brock participates in local and national research designed to improve quality of life for children with cancer, or to improve communication with families, as well as the hospital and home-based care teams. She also educates learners at all levels on effective communication and symptom management.