Hematology/Oncology

Doctors + Care Team

The specialists in the Division of Hematology/Oncology are part of the Tufts Medical Center Cancer Center. By working in teams with doctors across the hospital, we are able to provide patients with individualized care plans that are tailored to get you the best possible outcomes.

Hematologist/Oncologists specialize in treating hematologic malignancies and solid tumor cancers. In addition, our hematologists manage a variety of benign diseases. Learn more about our skilled doctors by using the links below.

Rachel J. Buchsbaum, MD

Rachel J. Buchsbaum, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Director of the Cancer Center; Chief of the Division of Hematology/Oncology; Hematologist/Oncologist in the Breast Health Center; Fellowship Program Director; Professor of Medicine and the Dr. Jane F. Desforges, MD, Chair in Hematology/Oncology, Tufts University School of Medicine; Professor of Genetics, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5757
Fax #: 617-636-2342

Breast cancer therapy, risk assessment and prevention

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Margaret M. Byrne, MD

Margaret M. Byrne, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Hematologist/Oncologist
Department(s): Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6227
Fax #: Fax #: 617-636-8538

Hematology/Oncology

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Yu Cao, MD

Yu Cao, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Hematologist/Oncologist; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6227
Fax #: 617-636-8538

Medical Oncology, lung cancer, thoracic cancer

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Yun Choi, MD

Yun Choi, MD

Title(s): Hematologist: Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6227
Fax #: 617-636-8538

Lymphoid malignancies, including non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Hodgkin lymphoma, myeloma and lymphocytic leukemias, CAR T-cell therapy

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Raymond L. Comenzo, MD

Raymond L. Comenzo, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Director, Transfusion Services; Director, John C. Davis Myeloma and Amyloid Program; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6454
Fax #: 617-636-3175

Myeloma, amyloidosis, stem cell transplant, transfusion medicine

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Jacob M.  Elkon, MD

Jacob M. Elkon, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Hematologist/Oncologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6227
Fax #: 617-636-8538

Gastrointestinal cancers, including colon, rectal, esophageal, stomach, liver and pancreatic cancers

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Daniel EC. Fein, MD

Daniel EC. Fein, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Medical Oncologist
Department(s): Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6227
Fax #: 617-636-8538

Inpatient oncology services, genitourinary cancers , including prostate, kidney, bladder, testicular cancers

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Andreas K. Klein, MD

Andreas K. Klein, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Associate Chief, Division of Hematology Oncology; Director, Hematologic Malignancies Program; Director, Bone Marrow and Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Program; Regulatory Affairs Director, CTSI; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6227
Fax #: 617-636-8538

Lymphoma, myeloma, bone marrow transplantation (BMT), immune reconstitution after BMT

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Anita J. Kumar, MD, MSc

Anita J. Kumar, MD, MSc

Accepting New Patients

LGBTQ+ Health

Title(s): Hematologist/Oncologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine.
Department(s): Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6227
Fax #: 617-636-8538

Acute leukemia, malignant hematology, myelodysplastic syndromes, myeloproliferative disorders

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Raphael A. Lizcano, MD

Raphael A. Lizcano, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Hematologist/Oncologist
Department(s): Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6227
Fax #: 617-636-8538

myeloid malignancies including myeloid leukemias, myelodysplastic syndrome, myeloproliferative neoplasms, allogeneic transplant

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Robert Martell, MD, PhD

Robert Martell, MD, PhD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Medical Oncologist; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6227
Fax #: 617-636-8538

Phase I clinical trials, GI oncology, breast cancer, head and neck malignancies, liver tumors

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Paul Mathew, MD

Paul Mathew, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Hematologist/Oncologist; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6227
Fax #: 617-636-8538

Clinical care of genitourinary cancers with a special emphasis on prostate cancer, modeling bone metastases and experimental therapeutics in prostate cancer and other genitourinary malignancies

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Hrvoje Melinscak, MD

Hrvoje Melinscak, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Hematologist/Oncologist
Department(s): Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6227
Fax #: 617-636-7060

Hematology, Oncology

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Lori Pai, MD

Lori Pai, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Hematologist/Oncologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6227
Fax #: 617-636-8538

Lung cancer, melanoma, thoracic cancer

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Carolyn A. Rooney, MS, APRN, OCN, NP-C

Carolyn A. Rooney, MS, APRN, OCN, NP-C

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Nurse Practitioner
Department(s): Medicine, Hematology/Oncology, Cancer Center
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5757
Fax #:

Breast health, women’s health, hematology, oncology

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David Schenkein, MD

David Schenkein, MD

Title(s): Visiting Senior Consultant in Oncology; Adjunct Clinical Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6227
Fax #: 617-636-8538

Hematologic malignancies, hematopoietic stem cell transplantation

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Ilana M.  Schlam, MD

Ilana M. Schlam, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Hematologist/Oncologist
Department(s): Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6227
Fax #: 617-636-8538

Breast medical oncology

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Cindy Varga, MD

Cindy Varga, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Medical Oncologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6227
Fax #: 617-636-8538

Malignant hematology (plasma cell dyscrasia, leukemia, lymphoma)

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Nurse Practitioners

Marybeth Singer, Nurse Practitioner

Nadine Linendoll, Nurse Practitioner

Brianna Kalmykow, Nurse Practitioner

Karen Kadish, Nurse Practitioner

Krista Tucker, Nurse Practitioner

Kathleen McConnell, Nurse Practitioner

Francois Toka, Nurse Practitioner

Nancy Cody Lyons, Nurse Practitioner