Samuel E. Lux IV, MD

Chief Emeritus, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Boston Children's Hospital
Vice-Chair for Research, Department of Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital
Director, Internship Selection Committee, Boston Children's Hospital
Senior Physician
Robert A. Stranahan Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Office Phone: 617-355-7904
Appointment Phone: 617-355-8246, ext. 1
Fax: 617-738-5922
Preferred Contact Method: office phone


Treatment Centers
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Clinical Interests


Boston Children's Hospital
300 Longwood Ave.
Boston, MA  02115


Board Certifications
Pediatrics, 1974
Boston Children's Hospital, 1972
Boston Children's Hospital, 1969
Medical School
University of Kansas School of Medicine, 1967
Dr. Lux received his MD in 1967 from Kansas University School of Medicine. From 1967 to 1969, he did his internship and residency at Children's Hospital in Boston. He subsequently studied protein chemistry at the National Institutes of Health, before returning to Children's in 1972 for fellowship training in Hematology/Oncology. Since 1984, he has been Chief of the Hematology/Oncology Division at Children's Hospital Boston. His research focuses on red blood cell membrane disorders and anemias.

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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.