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Speak with one of our New Patient Coordinators to schedule an appointment, refer a patient or request a second opinion. In urgent cases, we can typically see new patients within 24 hours.

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Our Affiliations
HMS Affiliate

Dana-Farber/Boston Children's is a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School.

Our Affiliations

Darcy Burgers, PhD

  • Psychologist
  • Instructor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School

Office Phone

  • 617-632-3888

Appointment Phone

  • 888-733-4662


  • 617-632-5677


Treatment Centers


Clinical Interests

Psychosocial screening and assessment practices, Youth and family coping and adjustment to illness



Board Certifications

  • Clinical Psychology


  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Psychology Fellowship in Pediatric Neuro-Oncology


  • Children's Hospital Colorado, Pediatric Health


Dr. Burgers is a pediatric psychologist who specializes in promoting coping with illness and other psychosocial stressors. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Virginia and received her PhD from Temple University. Dr. Burgers completed her pre-doctoral internship at Children's Hospital Colorado specializing in Pediatric Health. She completed her post-doctoral fellowship at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders specializing in providing psychosocial support to patients and families within Pediatric Neuro-Oncology. Dr. Burgers' research interests include risk and resilience among youth impacted by medical conditions.