Holly M. Knoderer

Holly M. Knoderer, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics



Dr Knoderer is a lifelong resident of the Indianapolis area. Her undergraduate training was at Butler University followed by medical school at Indiana University.  Dr Knoderer completed her pediatric residency and hematology-oncology fellowship at Riley Hospital for Children. She also has a Master’s degree in Clinical Research from IU.  Dr Knoderer began her academic career as an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at IU and Riley Hospital in 2007.  She has also held academic appointments in Clinical Pharmacology at IU and Butler. She is board certified in pediatric hematology-oncology.  


Dr Knoderer is the Medical Director of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology for Riley at IU Health North Hospital.  She also serves as the Medical Director of Pediatric Services for IU Health North Hospital.  She is a member of the Children’s Oncology Group and the American Society of Pediatric Hematology Oncology.  Dr Knoderer has published several research articles and her work has been featured on the Sound Medicine radio broadcast.  She enjoys caring for patients will all types of cancer and blood disorders including children and teens with iron deficiency and adolescents and young adults with leukemia.  Dr Knoderer has a daughter and a son with whom she enjoys spending her free time. She also enjoys travel, cycling, hiking, and cheering on the Butler Bulldogs.



Key Publications


Knoderer CA, Knoderer HM, Turrentine MW, Kumar M.  Lepirudin anticoagulation for heparin-induced thrombocytopenia in a pediatric cardiac surgery patient.  Pharmacotherapy. 2006; 26 (5):709-712.




Knoderer HM, Robarge J, Flockhart D.  Predicting asparaginase associated pancreatitis.  Pediatric Blood and Cancer.  2007; 49(5):634-9.



Oen EM, Doan KA, Knoderer, CA, Knoderer, HM.  Recombinant Factor VIIa for bleeding in non-hemophiliac patients. J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther 2009; 14:37-46.




Knoderer, HM.  Inclusion of Parents in Pediatric Subspecialty Team Rounds:  Attitudes of the Family and Medical Team.  Academic Medicine.  2009; 84:1576-1581.




Collins C, Knoderer H.  Central nervous system involvement at the time of presentation in acute promyelocytic leukemia.  Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2010; 54(4): 603-5.




Inclusion of Parents on Medical Team Rounds.  March 2010. Sound Medicine.  WFYI; National Public Radio.




Elder J, Knoderer HM.  Characterization of cannabinoid usage in a pediatric oncology population.  American College of Clinical Pharmacy.  Pittsburgh, PA.  October 2011.  




Knoderer CA, Knoderer HM.  Hyperphosphatemia in pediatric oncology patients receiving liposomal amphotericin B.  J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther 2011; 16(2): 87-91.




Creary S, Heiny ME, Croop J, Fallon R, Vik T, Deannie Lee ND, Hulbert ML, Knoderer HM, Kumar M, Sharathkumar A.  Clinical course of post-thrombotic syndrome in children with history of venous Thromboembolism (VTE).  Blood Coagulation and Fibinolysis.  2012; 23(1): 39-44.



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Riley Pediatric Hematology-Oncology at IU Health North 11700 N Meridian Street
Carmel, IN 46032


Titles & Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
  • Medical Director of Pediatrics Services at IU Health North
  • Medical Director of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology at IU Health North