Ludovico Guarini, MD

Chief, Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Maimonides Physician


Pediatric Cancer, Pediatric Hematology & Medical Oncology



About Me

Dr. Ludovico Guarini is the Associate Chair of Pediatrics and the Director of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at the Maimonides Children's Hospital in Brooklyn, NY. He attended medical school at Universita Di Napoli in Italy. Dr. Ludovico Guarini has published over 35 peer reviewed articles and abstracts in various medical periodicals. He has been active in research for more than 30 years and has received numerous grants for his work. Dr. Guarini special interests include leukemia, sickle cell disease, and thalassemia. Presently, Dr. Guarini holds the academic title of Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at SUNY Health Science Center. At Maimonides, he currently serves on the Executive Committee, the Faculty Practice Board and on the Education Committee in the Department of Pediatrics. Dr. Guarini also teaches at our Pediatric Residency Program and the Pediatric Medical Student Program. He believes in family-centered care, and treats all children and their families with compassion.

Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatric Cancer
  • Pediatric Hematology & Medical Oncology

Conditions Treated

  • Childhood Leukemia
  • Hemophilia
  • Lymphoma
  • Pediatric Cancers
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Solid Tumors
  • Thalassemia


  • Benign Hematology Treatments
  • Chemotherapy
  • Transfusion Medicine


Medical Degree

Universita Di Napoli


Beth Israel Medical Center


Columbia University Medical Center


Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Pediatrics


  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Plan (United Healthcare)
  • Fidelis
  • HealthFirst
  • Hotel Trades
  • Local 1199
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • VNS Choice
  • Wellcare
  • WTC Health Program

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