Vijay G. Sankaran, MD, PhD

Physician
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Office Phone: 617-355-8246
Appointment Phone: 617-355-8246
Fax: 617-730-0641
Preferred Contact Method: appointment phone

General

Treatment Centers
Disciplines
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Clinical Interests
Hematology, Anemia, Thalassemia, Sickle cell disease, Diamond-Blackfan anemia, Hematopoiesis

Location

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

Background

Board Certifications
Pediatrics, 2014
Fellowships
Boston Children's Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 2015
Residency
Boston Combined Residency Program, Boston Children's Hospital/Boston Medical Center, Pediatrics, 2013
Internships
Boston Combined Residency Program, Boston Children's Hospital/Boston Medical Center, Pediatrics, 2011
Medical School
Harvard Medical School, 2010
Biography

Dr. Sankaran is a physician-scientist focused on caring for patients with non-malignant hematologic disorders with a special interest in diseases of red blood cell production and hemoglobin disorders. Dr. Sankaran’s laboratory uses human genetics to understand blood cell production, hemoglobin gene regulation, and how this goes awry in disease. Dr. Sankaran’s laboratory website is: http://bloodgenes.org.

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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.