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    Robert J. Soiffer, MD

     
    Robert J. Soiffer, MD

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    Vice-Chair, Department of Medical Oncology
    Chief, Hematologic Malignancies; Co-Chief, Stem Cell Transplantation Program


    Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

    Center/Program

    Hematologic Oncology

    Office phone: 617-632-6256
    Appointment phone: 617-632-5138 (new), 617-632-6256 (current)
    Fax: 617-632-5168
    Email: robert_soiffer@dfci.harvard.edu

    Preferred contact method: email
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    Discipline

    Medical Oncologist

    Research Department

    Medical Oncology/Hematologic Malignancies

    Interests

    Stem cell/bone marrow transplantation, Leukemia, Lymphoma, Chronic lymphocytic leukemia


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

    Biography

    Dr. Soiffer graduated from New York University School of Medicine in 1983, and trained in internal medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, where he also was chief medical resident. He joined DFCI in 1988, after completing a medical oncology fellowship. He is currently chief of the Division of Hematologic Malignancies and codirector of the Adult Stem Cell Transplantation Program. He has served as vice president (2006), president (2007), and immediate past president (2008) of the American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation.

    Background

    Board Certification
    Internal Medicine, 1986
    Medical Oncology, 1989

    Fellowship
    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Hematology & Oncology

    Residency
    Brigham and Women's Hospital, Chief Medical Resident
    Brigham and Women's Hospital, Internal Medicine
    West Roxbury Veterans Administration Medical Center, Chief Medical Resident

    Medical School
    New York University

    Recent Awards

    • Lee M. Nadler "Extra Mile" Award, DFCI, 2004
    • Brian O'Dell Memorial Research Award, 2001
    • Scholar for Clinical Research, Leukemia Society of America, 1999
    • Baruj Benacerraf Fellow, DFCI, 1997