Stephen E. Sallan, MD

Institute Physician
Quick Family Chair in Pediatric Oncology
Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Office Phone: 617-632-3316
Appointment Phone: 888-733-4662 (new); 617-632-3270 (established)
Fax: 617-632-5511
Preferred Contact Method: office phone


Treatment Centers
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Clinical Interests
Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)


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


Board Certifications
Boston Children's Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 1975
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Hospital for Sick Children, London, England
New England Medical Center, 07/67 to 06/68
Medical School
Wayne State University School of Medicine, 1967

Dr. Sallan received his MD from Wayne State University School of Medicine in 1967. He completed residencies in pediatrics at the Boston Floating Hospital (1968), Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (1969), and the Hospital for Sick Children, London (1970). In 1972, he served as a fellow in pediatric oncology at Children's Hospital and DFCI, where he joined the staff in 1975. He was named chief of staff and chairman of the Medical Staff Executive Committee in 1995, and chief of staff emeritus in 2012.

Video: Meet Stephen E. Sallan

Stephen Sallan, MD, discusses his work as a pediatric oncologist at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's, including how he and his colleagues work together to care for pediatric patients and families.

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