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Our Affiliations
HMS Affiliate

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

Our Affiliations

Barbara A. Degar, MD

  • Medical Director, Inpatient Oncology
  • Institute Physician
  • Assistant Professor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Office Phone

  • 617-632-5186

Appointment Phone

  • 888-733-4662 (new)
  • 617-632-3270 (established)

Fax

  • 617-632-4811

General

Treatment Centers

Discipline

Clinical Interests

Acute myeloid leukemia, Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, Histiocytosis, Leukemias, Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder

Location

Background

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 2005
  • Pediatrics, 2001

Fellowship

  • Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplantation
  • Yale University School of Medicine, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 1998

Residency

  • Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, 1994

Medical School

  • New York University School of Medicine, 1991

Biography

Dr. Degar received her medical degree from New York University School of Medicine in 1991. She subsequently completed her residency in Pediatrics at the Yale-New Haven Medical Center and her fellowship in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology at the Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Conn. She is an attending physician in the Jimmy Fund Clinic and at Children's Hospital Boston. Her clinical research interests are focused on acute myelogenous leukemia and the histiocytic syndromes.