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    George D. Demetri, MD

    George D. Demetri, MD

    Top Doctor

    Director, Center for Sarcoma and Bone Oncology
    Senior Vice President for Experimental Therapeutics
    Institute Physician

    Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School



    Office phone: 617-632-6563
    Appointment phone: 617-632-5122
    Fax: 617-632-3408
    Email: gdemetri@partners.org

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    Medical Oncology

    Research Department

    Medical Oncology/Solid Tumor Oncology


    Soft tissue sarcoma, Bone sarcomas, Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST), Developmental therapeutics

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


    Dr. Demetri is director of the Center for Sarcoma and Bone Oncology at DFCI, director of the Ludwig Center at Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center, and executive director for Clinical and Translational Research at the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research. 


    Board Certification
    Medical Oncology, 1989
    Internal Medicine, 1986

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Hematology & Oncology

    University of Washington Hospitals, Internal Medicine

    Medical School
    Stanford University School of Medicine

    Recent Awards

    • Claire W. and Richard P. Morse Research Award, 2005
    • Emil J. Freireich Award in Clinical Cancer Research, 2002
    • Focused Giving Program Award, Johnson and Johnson Foundation, 1993