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David G. Nathan, MD

Robert A. Stranahan Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Office Phone: 617-632-2155
Appointment Phone: 617-355-8246, ext. 1
Fax: 617-632-2161
Preferred Contact Method: appointment phone

General

Treatment Centers
Disciplines
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Clinical Interests
Aplastic anemia, Thalassemia, Sickle cell disease

Location

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
450 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA  02215

Background

Board Certifications
Internal Medicine
Pediatrics
Fellowships
National Cancer Institute, 1956-1958
Residency
Brigham and Women's Hospital, 1958-1959
Medical School
Harvard Medical School, 1955
Internships
Brigham and Women's Hospital, 1955-1956
Biography
Dr. Nathan received his MD from Harvard Medical School in 1955, and was senior resident in medicine at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital and clinical associate at the National Cancer Institute. Between 1967 and 1984, he was chief of hematology at Children's Hospital Boston (CHB), and then chief of hematology and oncology at CHB and DFCI. He chaired the Department of Pediatrics from 1985 to 1995, and served as president of DFCI until 2000.

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Harvard Medical Affiliate

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As a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School, our physicians are passing on their expertise to the next generation of pediatric hematologists and oncologists.