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    Ellis J. Neufeld, MD, PhD

     
    Ellis J. Neufeld, MD, PhD

     
    Associate Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology
    Medical Director, Boston Hemophilia Center


    Egan Family Foundation Professor of Translational Medicine in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

    Center/Program

    Pediatric Blood Disorders

    Office phone: 617-355-8246 (clinical); 617-919-2139 (academic)
    Appointment phone: 617-355-8246, ext. 1
    Fax: 617-730-0641 (clinical); 617-730-0934 (academic)

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    Discipline

    Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist

    Research Department

    Pediatric Oncology

    Interests

    Hemophilia and related bleeding disorders, Idiopathic thrombocytopenia (ITP), Transfusional iron overload, Thalassemia, Hemolytic anemia


    Boston Children's Hospital
    300 Longwood Ave.
    Boston, MA 02115

    Other Practice Locations


    Boston Children's at Waltham
    9 Hope Avenue
    Waltham, MA 02453

    Biography

    Dr. Neufeld received both MD and PhD degrees in 1985 from Washington University, St. Louis. He completed specialty training in Pediatrics and Medical Genetics at Boston Children’s Hospital, and in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and and Boston Children’s, where he joined the faculty in 1990.  Dr. Neufeld is co-chief of the Clinical Research Center and Program Director of the Clinical and Translational Studies Unit at Boston Children’s. He directs the Harvard Blood Scholars K12 training program sponsored by the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute. He is an international leader in studies of pediatric ITP, and of treatment of iron overload in transfused patients with thalassemia and related disorders, as well as studies of the genes that cause inherited blood disorders. He is Associate Chief of the Division of Hematology/Oncology and Medical Director of the Boston Hemophilia Center. 

    Background

    Board Certification
    Genetics, 1996
    Pediatrics, 1988

    Fellowship
    Boston Children's Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 1990

    Residency
    Boston Children's Hospital, 1988

    Medical School
    University of Washington School of Medicine, 1985

    Recent Awards

    • National President's Award, Cooley's Anemia Foundation, 2011
    • A. Clifford Barger Mentoring Award in Mentoring, Harvard Medical School, 2009
    • Thalassemia Action Group Physician Award, 2007