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Holly Spraker-Perlman, MD

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Dr. Holly Spraker-Perlman is a pediatric palliative oncology and integrative medicine physician at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.  Dr. Perlman did her undergraduate studies in Biology at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va. and then attained her MD at the Medical College of VA in Richmond, Va.

She chose a residency in Pediatrics at Emory University in Atlanta before moving to Memphis to complete fellowships in both Pediatric Hematology-Oncology and Hospice and Palliative Medicine.  She worked as a pediatric sarcoma doctor at Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah prior to returning to Memphis to join the QOLA Team (Quality of Life for All) at St. Jude. 

She completed fellowship in Integrative Medicine through the Academy for Integrative Health and Medicine and is board certified in Peds, Peds Heme/Onc, Palliative and Hospice Medicine, and Integrative Medicine.

She is also certified in Medical Acupuncture and Pediatric Massage. She runs the Integrative Medicine team at St. Jude.

She enjoys yoga, reading, gardening, and being outdoors with her family and 2 dogs. 

Posts by Holly Spraker-Perlman

Music Therapy is an effective form of integrative medicine therapy

How to Talk to Your Pediatric Oncologist About Integrative Medicine to Manage Side Effects

by Holly Spraker Perlman May 19, 2021

Childhood cancer patients and families look to different sources when experiencing side effects. Integrative oncology uses safe and effective methods to help patients and families manage side effects.

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