Matthew M. Heeney, MD

Clinical Director, Pediatric Blood Disorders Center
Associate Chief, Hematology
Director, Sickle Cell Program
Senior Physician
Assistant Professor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Office Phone: 617-355-7700
Appointment Phone: 617-355-8246, ext. 1
Fax: 617-730-0641
Preferred Contact Method: office phone


Treatment Centers
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Clinical Interests
Hemochromatosis, Hemoglobinpathies, Iron deficiency, Sickle cell disease, Sideroblastic anemia


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


Board Certifications
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 2002-2009
Pediatrics, 1998-2010
Duke University Medical Center, 1999-2002
Montreal Children's Hospital, McGill University, 1995-1999
Medical School
University of Calgary, 1995

Video: Meet Matthew M. Heeney

Matthew Heeney, MD, discusses the latest research and treatment options for sickle cell disease, and how the Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s treatment teams partner with families to help manage this chronic illness.

Appointments & Second Opinions

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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.