• Physician Profile

    Sapna Syngal, MD, MPH

    Sapna Syngal, MD, MPH
    Director, Gastrointestinal Cancer Genetics and Prevention Clinics
    Director, Gastroenterology, Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Senior Physician

    Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School


    Gastrointestinal Cancer
    Cancer Genetics and Prevention

    Office phone: 617-632-6164
    Appointment phone: 617-632-5577 (new patients) or 617-632-5022
    Fax: 617-632-4088

    Preferred contact method: email
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    Research Department

    Medical Oncology/Population Sciences


    Cancer screening and prevention, Familial cancer syndromes, Gastrointestinal cancers

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


    Dr. Syngal received her MD from McGill University in 1990 and completed her clinical training in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology at Brigham and Women's Hospital. She received her MPH from Harvard School of Public Health and completed a research fellowship at the Harvard Education Program in Cancer Prevention. She joined DFCI in 1995.


    Board Certification
    Gastroenterology, 1997
    Internal Medicine, 1993

    Brigham and Women's Hospital, Gastroenterology

    Brigham and Women's Hospital, Internal Medicine

    Medical School
    McGill University Faculty of Medicine

    Graduate School
    Harvard School of Public Health

    Recent Awards

    • Lifetime Achievement Award from The Collaborative Group of the Americas, 2012
    • Partners in Excellence Team Award from Brigham and Women's Hospital, 2011
    • Elected as a member to The Amercian Society for Clinical Investigation, 2009