• Physician Profile

    Ellis J. Neufeld, MD, PhD

    Ellis J. Neufeld, MD, PhD

    Associate Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center
    Medical Director, Boston Hemophilia Center

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


    Pediatric Blood Disorders

    Office phone: 617-355-8246 (Clinical); 617-919-2139 (Academic)
    Appointment phone: 617-355-8246, ext. 1
    Fax: 617-632-6903

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    Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

    Research Department

    Pediatric Oncology


    Hemophilia and related bleeding disorders, Idiopathic thrombocytopenia (ITP), Transfusional iron overload, Thalassemia, Hemolytic anemia, Sickle cell disease, Thrombosis, Anemias, Hematology

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

    Other Practice Locations

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


    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 Boston Children’s, where he joined the faculty in 1990. He directs the Harvard Blood Scholars K12 training program sponsored by the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute. He is an international leader in iron overload in thalassemia and in pediatric ITP. He is Associate Chief of the Division of Hematology/Oncology and Medical Director of the Boston Hemophilia Center. 


    Board Certification
    Genetics, 1996
    Pediatrics, 1988

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

    Boston Children's Hospital, 1988

    Boston Children's Hospital, 1986

    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
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