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    Barbara A. Degar, MD

    Barbara A. Degar, MD
    Associate Director of Inpatient Oncology
    Senior Physician

    Assistant Professor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School


    Pediatric Hematologic Malignancies

    Office phone: 617-632-5186
    Appointment phone: 888-733-4662 (new); 617-632-3270 (established)
    Fax: 617-632-4811
    Email: barbara_degar@dfci.harvard.edu

    Preferred contact method: office phone
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    Pediatric Hematology/Oncology


    Acute myeloid leukemia, Leukemia, Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder, Histiocytosis, Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis

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


    Dr. Degar received her medical degree from New York University School of Medicine in 1991. She subsequently completed her residency in Pediatrics at the Yale-New Haven Medical Center and her fellowship in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology at the Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Conn. She is an attending physician in the Jimmy Fund Clinic and at Children's Hospital Boston. Her clinical research interests are focused on acute myelogenous leukemia and the histiocytic syndromes.


    Board Certification
    Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 2005
    Pediatrics, 2001

    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplantation, November 1997
    Yale University School of Medicine, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 1994-1998

    Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, 1991-1994

    Medical School
    New York University School of Medicine, 1987-1991