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    Deborah Schrag, MD, MPH

    Deborah Schrag, MD, MPH

    Top Doctor

    Chief, Division of Population Sciences, Department of Medical Oncology
    Senior Physician

    Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School


    Gastrointestinal Cancer

    Office phone: 617-582-8301
    Appointment phone: 617-632-5929
    Fax: 617-582-7450

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    Medical Oncology

    Research Department

    Medical Oncology/Population Sciences


    Gastrointestinal cancers

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


    Dr. Schrag received her medical degree from Columbia University in New York in 1991. She subsequently completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, and her fellowship in Medical Oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. She obtained a Masters in Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health in 1998, and joined the staff of DFCI and Brigham and Women's Hospital. From 1999 through 2007, Dr. Schrag practiced medical oncology in the Division of Gastrointestinal Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, where she was an Associate Member and Associate Professor of Public Health and Medicine. In 2007, she returned to DFCI and Brigham and Womens Hospital, where she is a medical oncologist and clinical investigator in the Center for Gastrointestinal Oncology. Her research focuses on utilization of new cancer treatment technologies at the population level.


    Board Certification
    Medical Oncology, 1997, 2007
    Internal Medicine, 1995, 2005

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Medical Oncology

    Brigham and Women's Hospital, Internal Medicine

    Medical School
    Columbia University