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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Margo Hoover-Regan, MD received a B.A. from Northwestern University, and then earned her medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria. She completed her residency at the University of Chicago Hospitals and then went on to complete fellowship training in pediatric hematology/oncology at Northwestern University Medical School/Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago.
Dr. Hoover-Regan cares for children with a variety of malignancies and directs the Pediatric Bone Tumor program. She also evaluates and treats children with hematologic disorders and performs these duties both at American Family Children's Hospital and at an outreach clinic in Rockford, Illinois. Dr. Hoover-Regan provides pediatric palliative care consultation services and ongoing follow-up to children living with life-threatening conditions. She sees these patients when they are hospitalized at American Family Children's Hospital and in the Pediatric Palliative Care and Pediatric Neuromuscular Disorders clinics. Palliative care seeks to maximize the quality of life of children who have diagnoses such as cancer and a variety of other serious illnesses.


Bleeding Disorders

Pediatric Bleeding Disorders

Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Pediatric Palliative Care Medicine

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Regional Specialty Clinics

Rockford Health Physicians (Rockford)
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Hospital Affiliation(s)

American Family Children's Hospital (primary)
UnityPoint Health - Meriter, St. Mary's Hospital (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Pediatrics

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Pediatrics
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Fellowship Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL
Residency University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL, Chicago, IL
Internship University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL, Chicago, IL
Medical School University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria, IL, 1990


Madison Magazine Top Docs 2016

Best Doctors® in America 2015

Best Doctors® in America 2014

Best Doctors® in America 2013

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.


Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.

Programs & Conditions


Dr. Hoover-Regan cares for children with sarcomas and neuromuscular disorders, and leads our Pediatric Palliative Care program. She is also interested in benign hematology and has an outreach clinic in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology in Rockford, Ill.

PubMed Articles
Dingfield L Bender L Harris P Newport K Hoover-Regan M Feudtner C Clifford S Casarett D . Comparison of pediatric and adult hospice patients using electronic medical record data from nine hospices in the United States, 2008-2012. J Palliat Med. 2015 Feb;18(2):120-6
[PubMed ID: 25411904]
Wolfe AD Frierdich SA Wish J Kilgore-Carlin J Plotkin JA Hoover-Regan M . Sharing life-altering information: development of pediatric hospital guidelines and team training. J Palliat Med. 2014 Sep;17(9):1011-8
[PubMed ID: 24971650]
Hoover-Regan M Becker T Williams MJ Shenker Y . Informed consent and research subject understanding of clinical trials. WMJ. 2013 Feb;112(1):18-23
[PubMed ID: 23513309]
Cairo MS Sposto R Perkins SL Meadows AT Hoover-Regan ML Anderson JR Siegel SE Lones MA Tedeschi-Blok N Kadin ME Kjeldsberg CR Wilson JF Sanger W Morris E Krailo MD Finlay JL . Burkitt's and Burkitt-like lymphoma in children and adolescents: a review of the Children's Cancer Group experience. Br J Haematol. 2003 Feb;120(4):660-70
[PubMed ID: 12588354]
Cairo MS Sposto R Hoover-Regan M Meadows AT Anderson JR Siegel SE Kadin ME Kjeldsberg CR Wilson JF Perkins SL Lones MA Morris E Finlay JL . Childhood and adolescent large-cell lymphoma (LCL): a review of the Children's Cancer Group experience. Am J Hematol. 2003 Jan;72(1):53-63
[PubMed ID: 12508269]
Hoover M Bowman LC Crawford SE Stack C Donaldson JS Grayhack JJ Tomita T Cohn SL . Long-term outcome of patients with intraspinal neuroblastoma. Med Pediatr Oncol. 1999 May;32(5):353-9
[PubMed ID: 10219337]
Walterhouse DO Hoover ML Marymont MA Kletzel M . High-dose chemotherapy followed by peripheral blood stem cell rescue for metastatic rhabdomyosarcoma: the experience at Chicago Children's Memorial Hospital. Med Pediatr Oncol. 1999 Feb;32(2):88-92
[PubMed ID: 9950194]
Loh K Matthay KK Hoover M Bracho FA Cortez AB Conte FA Albanese CT Miller TR Price DC Flores AJ Kaviani A Shoback D . Hypercalcemia in malignant paraganglioma due to parathyroid hormone-related protein. Horm Res. 1998;50(4):217-21
[PubMed ID: 9838243]
Cohn SL Moss TJ Hoover M Katzenstein HM Haut PR Morgan ER Green AA Kletzel M . Treatment of poor-risk neuroblastoma patients with high-dose chemotherapy and autologous peripheral stem cell rescue. Bone Marrow Transplant. 1997 Oct;20(7):543-51
[PubMed ID: 9337055]
Hoover M Morgan ER Kletzel M . Prior fungal infection is not a contraindication to bone marrow transplant in patients with acute leukemia. Med Pediatr Oncol. 1997 Apr;28(4):268-73
[PubMed ID: 9078323]