Riten Kumar, MD, MSc

Director of Thrombosis and Anticoagulation


Member of the Faculty of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Office Phone: 617-919-2139
Appointment Phone: 617-919-2139
Fax: 617-632-6903


Treatment Centers
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology


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


Board Certifications
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 2013
Pediatrics, 2009
Hospital for Sick Children/University of Toronto, 2013
Mayo Clinic, 2011
State University of New York, Downstate, 2008
Medical School
Medical College of Calcutta/University of Calcutta, 2004
Dr. Riten Kumar is the clinical director of the Thrombosis and Anticoagulation Program at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center. Dr. Kumar received his medical degree from Calcutta Medical College in India. He then completed his pediatric residency at State University of New York. He finished his pediatric hematology-oncology fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota while also receiving his Master's in Clinical and Translational Science from the Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education. In 2013, he completed a second fellowship in Pediatric Thrombosis and Hemostasis at the Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto in Canada.

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