Holcombe E. Grier, MD

Institute Physician
Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Office Phone: 617-632-3971
Appointment Phone: 888-733-4662 (new); 617-632-3270 (established)
Fax: 617-632-5710
Preferred Contact Method: office phone


Treatment Centers
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Clinical Interests
Ewing sarcoma, Osteosarcoma, Rhabdomyosarcoma, Non-rhabdo soft tissue sarcoma


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


Board Certifications
Internal Medicine, 1980
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 1990
Pediatrics, 1983
Boston Children's Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 07/81 to 06/83
North Carolina Memorial Hospital, 07/77 to 06/80
North Carolina Memorial Hospital, 07/76 to 06/77
Medical School
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1976

Dr. Grier received his MD from the University of Pennsylvania in 1976, and then trained in pediatrics, internal medicine, and infectious disease at the University of North Carolina. He joined Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in 1984. He is a past president of the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and is a member of the steering committee for Bone Tumors in the Children's Oncology Group.

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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.