Dr. John Fort

John-FortAssociate Professor
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Interim Director, Bone Marrow Transplant Program
UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital

Office: (352) 273-9120
Fax: (352) 294-8091
Address: UF Pediatrics, Division of Hematology/Oncology
Box 100298
Gainesville, FL 32610-0298
Email: john.fort@ufl.edu


  • Undergrad: Chemistry, University of Kentucky 1979
  • Med: University of Louisville School of Medicine 1983
  • Residency: University of Louisville Department of Pediatrics, 1983-1986
  • Fellowship: University of Florida Department of Pediatrics 1989

Board Certification

  • Board Certification, Pediatrics 1989, 1996
  • Board Certification, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 1996, 2011, 2015

Clinical Interests

  • Brain Tumors
  • Bone Marrow Transplant


John Fort, M.D., attended the University of Louisville for medical school and his pediatric residency. He then completed his fellowship in pediatric hematology/oncology at the University of Florida. Dr. Fort served as an assistant professor at George Washington University and an attending physician at Miami Children’s Hospital before joining the University of Florida faculty in 2012. He is a member of the American Society of Bone Marrow Transplantation, American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Children’s Oncology Group, Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium and National Marrow Donor Program.