Reuben Antony, M.D. for UC Davis Health

Reuben Antony, M.D.

Associate Professor, Division of Clinical Pediatrics

To see if Reuben Antony is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).



Pediatric Hematology/Oncology





Locations and Contact

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center
2279 45th Street
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Phone: 916-734-5959

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Physician Referrals

800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

In the last decade we have gained many new and exciting insights into the mechanistic basis of childhood CNS malignancies. Everyday I aim to provide compassionate and cutting edge care to the children and families who have placed their trust in us.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Antony offers care to children with tumors of the Central Nervous System and to children with Cancer Predisposition Syndromes.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Antony's research and academic interest is drug development in Neuro-oncology and Neurofibromatosis Type 1. 


Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Children's Hospital

Medical School

M.B.B.S., St. Johns Medical College, Bangalore, India 1996


Pediatrics, New York Medical College, New York NY 2006-2008


Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles CA 2008-2011


Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children, London, UK 2001-2003


Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 2005-2006

Pediatric Subspecialty Teaching Award Nominee (one of five nominated pediatricians), 2016

Outstanding Pediatric Faculty (Clinical, Academic, Research) nominee (one of five nominated), 2015

Pediatric Subspecialty Teaching Award Nominee (one of five nominated pediatricians), 2015

Best Teacher Award (Dept. of Pediatrics), University of Illinois College of Medicine (UICOMP), 2014

Partap S, Plant A, Pruthi S, Reynolds R, Ruggieri P, Stearns D, Storm P, Wang A, Warren K, Whipple N, Zaky W, McMillian NR, Pluchino LA. Pediatric Central Nervous System Cancers, Version 2.2023, NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2022 Dec;20(12):1339-1362. doi:10.6004/jnccn.2022.0062. PMID:36509072.

Khan S, Solano-Paez P, Suwal T, Lu M, Al-Karmi S, Ho B, Mumal I, Shago M, Hoffman LM, Dodgshun A, Nobusawa S, Tabori U, Bartels U, Ziegler DS, Hansford JR, Ramaswamy V, Hawkins C, Dufour C, André N, Bouffet E, Huang A; Rare Brain Tumor Registry. Clinical phenotypes and prognostic features of embryonal tumours with multi-layered rosettes: a Rare Brain Tumor Registry study. Lancet Child Adolesc Health. 2021 Nov;5(11):800-813. doi:10.1016/S2352-4642(21)00245-5. Epub 2021 Sep 30. PMID:34599879.

Speckhart BA, Bugaieski E, Antony R, Fernandez KS. Rituximab and intense chemotherapy in a patient with defective cell mediated immunity due to cartilage-hair hypoplasia and Burkitt lymphoma. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2020 Jul;67(7):e28259. doi:10.1002/pbc.28259. Epub 2020 May 13. PMID:32400949.

Mondal G, Lee JC, Ravindranathan A, Villanueva-Meyer JE, Tran QT, Allen SJ, Barreto J, Gupta R, Doo P, Van Ziffle J, Onodera C, Devine P, Grenert JP, Samuel D, Li R, Metrock LK, Jin LW, Antony R, Alashari M, Cheshier S, Whipple NS, Bruggers C, Raffel C, Gupta N, Kline CN, Reddy A, Banerjee A, Hall MD, Mehta MP, Khatib Z, Maher OM, Brathwaite C, Pekmezci M, Phillips JJ, Bollen AW, Tihan T, Lucas JT Jr, Broniscer A, Berger MS, Perry A, Orr BA, Solomon DA. Pediatric bithalamic gliomas have a distinct epigenetic signature and frequent EGFR exon 20 insertions resulting in potential sensitivity to targeted kinase inhibition. Acta Neuropathol. 2020 Jun;139(6):1071-1088. doi:10.1007/s00401-020-02155-5. Epub 2020 Apr 17. PMID:32303840.

Goodarzi A, Garza N, Lechpammer M, Anthony R, Zwienenberg M. The molecular oncology of bilateral high-grade thalamic astrocytomas in children. Childs Nerv Syst. 2019 Nov;35(11):2047-2054. doi:10.1007/s00381-019-04372-0. Epub 2019 Sep 14. PMID:31522255.

Fernández KS, Antony R, Kumar A. Patients with "ALPS-like phenotype" diagnosed with immune dysregulation due to LRBA deficiency. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2019 Mar;66(3):e27558. doi:10.1002/pbc.27558. Epub 2018 Nov 26. PMID:30479033.

Fernández KS, Antony R. Overview of Malignant Solid Tumors: Neonates. Int J Pediatr Neonat Care. 2019;4:147. doi:10.15344/2455-2364/2019/147.

McCarthy LC, Fernandez KS, Antony R. Challenges in the Diagnosis and Management of Pediatric Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2018 Aug;57(9):1107-1113. doi:10.1177/0009922817735997. Epub 2017 Oct 24. PMID:29064275.