Rebecca Olin, MD


Dr. Rebecca Olin specializes in adult bone marrow transplantation (BMT) and the treatment of leukemia, lymphoma, myelodysplasia and myeloproliferative disorders, and multiple myeloma. In her research, she is particularly interested in the process of decision making in cancer treatment and the impact of cancer treatment on patient quality of life. She also studies how best to treat blood cancers in older patients.

Olin earned a medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha in 2002. She completed a residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Hematology and Oncology, both at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, and served as chief fellow from 2007 to 2008. Olin also earned a master's degree in clinical epidemiology, with a focus on medical decision making.


Hematology and Blood and Marrow Transplant
400 Parnassus Ave., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Existing Patients: (415) 353-2421
New Patients: (415) 353-2051
Fax: (415) 353-2467

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m

Conditions & Treatments

Board Certification

Hematology, American Board of Internal Medicine
Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine

Academic Title

Associate Professor

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University of Pennsylvannia School of Medicine 2003


Hospital of the University of Pennsylvannia, Internal Medicine 2006


Hospital of the University of Pennsylvannia, Hematology-Oncology 2009

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Rosko AE, Olin RL, Artz A, Wildes TM, Stauder R, Klepin HD. A call to action in hematologic disorders: A report from the ASH scientific workshop on hematology and aging. J Geriatr Oncol. 2018 May 12.
  2. Huang LW, Olin RL. Emerging therapeutic modalities for acute myeloid leukemia (AML) in older adults. J Geriatr Oncol. 2017 Nov; 8(6):417-420.
  3. Muffly L, Pasquini MC, Martens M, Brazauskas R, Zhu X, Adekola K, Aljurf M, Ballen KK, Bajel A, Baron F, Battiwalla M, Beitinjaneh A, Cahn JY, Carabasi M, Chen YB, Chhabra S, Ciurea S, Copelan E, D'Souza A, Edwards J, Foran J, Freytes CO, Fung HC, Gale RP, Giralt S, Hashmi SK, Hildebrandt GC, Ho V, Jakubowski A, Lazarus H, Luskin MR, Martino R, Maziarz R, McCarthy P, Nishihori T, Olin R, Olsson RF, Pawarode A, Peres E, Rezvani AR, Rizzieri D, Savani BN, Schouten HC, Sabloff M, Seftel M, Seo S, Sorror ML, Szer J, Wirk BM, Wood WA, Artz A. Increasing use of allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation in patients aged 70 years and older in the United States. Blood. 2017 08 31; 130(9):1156-1164.

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