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    Richard M. Stone, MD

    Richard M. Stone, MD

    Top Doctor

    Chief of Staff
    Program Director, Adult Leukemia
    Institute Physician

    Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School


    Hematologic Oncology

    Office phone: 617-632-1906
    Appointment phone: 617-632-6028 (new), 617-632-1906 (current)
    Fax: 617-632-2933
    Email: richard_stone@dfci.harvard.edu

    Preferred contact method: email
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    Medical Oncology

    Research Department

    Medical Oncology/Hematologic Malignancies


    Leukemia, Myelodysplastic syndromes, Myeloproliferative disorders

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


    Dr. Stone received his MD in 1981 from Harvard Medical School, his internal medicine residency training at Brigham and Women's Hospital, and his hematology-oncology fellowship at DFCI. He has performed numerous laboratory and clinical studies on acute leukemia and related disorders, and frequently participates in grand rounds worldwide. He is currently the Director of the Adult Acute Leukemia Program at DFCI, serves on the Medical Oncology Board of the American Board of Internal Medicine, and is vice chair of the Leukemia Core Committee for the national cooperative trials group Cancer and Leukemia Group B.


    Board Certification
    Hematology, 1988
    Medical Oncology, 1987
    Internal Medicine, 1984

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Hematology/Oncology

    Brigham and Women's Hospital, Chief Medical Resident
    Brigham and Women's Hospital, Internal Medicine

    Medical School
    Harvard Medical School

    Recent Awards

    • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Medical Oncology Teaching Award
      , 2007