Biography & Education


John Godwin, M.D., spent more than 25 years in academic medicine before joining Providence and the Robert W. Franz Cancer Research Center.

Dr. Godwin is a nationally known expert in leukemia, lymphoma and blood coagulation. He has conceived, designed and led innovation clinical trials in leukemia and lymphoma for Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG). Dr. Godwin has served on various panels for the NIH-NCI and is currently a member of the NCI Leukemia Steering Committee.

In addition to these accomplishments, Dr. Godwin has been recognized for patient care by Chicago's Top Doctors and received the 10 Year Award for America's top doctors by Castle Connolly. He is board certified in hematology and internal medicine.

Areas of expertise

Oncology; hematology; lymphoma; leukemia; myeloma; benign and rare blood diseases; blood cancer research

Medical degree: University of Alabama
Internship and Residency: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston
  • English

Care Locations

Providence Portland Medical Center
4805 NE Glisan St., Suite 6N40
Portland, OR 97213
Fax 503-215-5695




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