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    Stephen E. Sallan, MD

    Stephen E. Sallan, MD

    Top Doctor

    Institute Physician

    Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School


    Pediatric Hematologic Malignancies

    Office phone: 617-632-3316
    Appointment phone: 888-733-4662 (new); 617-632-3270 (established)
    Fax: 617-632-5511
    Email: stephen_sallan@dfci.harvard.edu

    Preferred contact method: office phone
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    Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

    Research Department

    Pediatric Oncology


    Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)

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


    Dr. Sallan received his MD from Wayne State University School of Medicine in 1967. He completed residencies in pediatrics at the Boston Floating Hospital (1968), Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (1969), and the Hospital for Sick Children, London (1970). In 1972, he served as a fellow in pediatric oncology at Children's Hospital and DFCI, where he joined the staff in 1975. He was named chief of staff and chairman of the Medical Staff Executive Committee in 1995, and chief of staff emeritus in 2012.


    Board Certification

    Boston Children's Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 1975

    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    Hospital for Sick Children, London, England

    New England Medical Center, 07/67 to 06/68

    Medical School
    Wayne State University School of Medicine, 1967

    Recent Awards

    • Distinguished Alumni Award, Wayne State University School of Medicine, 1997
    • James Carreras Prize for International Pediatrician of the Year, 1987