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    Douglas E. Brandoff, MD

    Douglas E. Brandoff, MD
    Co-Director, Adult Palliative Care Clinic
    Senior Physician

    Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School


    Palliative Care (Adult)

    Office phone: 617-632-6464
    Appointment phone: 617-632-6464
    Fax: 617-394-2888
    Email: douglas_brandoff@dfci.harvard.edu

    Preferred contact method: office phone
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    Palliative Medicine


    Outpatient palliative care

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


    Dr. Brandoff co-directs the Adult Palliative Care Clinic. Prior to his medical training, he received a diploma from The Juilliard School and subsequently graduated from Williams College. As a dually board-certified oncologist and palliative medicine physician, he promotes collaborative and interdisciplinary oncology patient care as an outpatient palliative care specialist. Additionally, he is a faculty educator within the Harvard Palliative Medicine Fellowship, and he serves on the advisory board for the Zakim Center for Integrated Therapies, and currently serves on the Planning Committee for Schwartz Rounds at Dana-Farber.


    Board Certification
    Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 2010
    Hematology, 2005
    Medical Oncology, 2005
    Internal Medicine, 2002

    Massachusetts General Hospital, Palliative Care, 2006
    Brown University, Hematology/Medical Oncology, 2005

    Lahey Clinic, Internal Medicine, 2002

    Medical School
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1999

    Recent Awards

    • Clinical Mentoring Award, Clinical Faculty Council, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 2012
    • Pain Merit Award, American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2004