Robert C. Shamberger, MD

Chief, Department of Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital

Robert E. Gross Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Past Chair, Section of Surgery, American Academy of Pediatrics

Past President, American Pediatric Surgical Association
Office Phone: 617-355-8326
Fax: 617-730-0299
Preferred Contact Method: appointment phone


Treatment Centers
Surgical Oncology
Clinical Interests
Inflammatory bowel disease, Pediatric general surgery, Surgical oncology, Thoracic surgery


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


Board Certifications
Pediatric Surgery
Boston Children's Hospital, Pediatric Surgery, 1985
Surgery Branch, National Cancer Institute, Surgical Oncology
Massachusetts General Hospital, Surgery
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
Medical School
Harvard Medical School, 1975

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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.