Stuart H. Orkin, MD

Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Office Phone: 617-355-7910
Fax: 617-632-4367
Preferred Contact Method: office phone


Treatment Centers
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Clinical Interests
Pediatric hematology/oncology


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


Boston Children's Hospital, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 1978
Boston Children's Hospital, Pediatrics, 1976
Medical School
Harvard Medical School, 1972
Dr. Orkin received his MD in 1972 from Harvard Medical School, followed by postdoctoral research at the National Institutes of Health and clinical training in pediatrics and hematology-oncology at Children's Hospital Boston and DFCI, where he joined the faculty in 1978. Dr. Orkin is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator. Over the past decade, his laboratory has defined critical nuclear regulators of hematopoiesis.

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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.