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Eyal (Eyal) C. Attar, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine


Accepting New Patients


Dr. Attar treats individuals with acute leukemias (AML, ALL), myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), and chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). He is also involved in clinical and laboratory research involving new treatments for these diseases.




Centers & Specialties

Cancer Center

Clinical Interests
  • Acute myeloid leukemia
  • Chronic myeloid leukemia
  • Acute lymphocytic leukemia
  • Myeloproliferative diseases
  • Aplastic anemia
  • Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS)
Medical Education
  • MD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Fellowship, Dana Farber Cancer Institute
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • Centene/Celticare
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • OSW - Vermont
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare - ACD
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
Patient Age Group

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News & Events

  • A lifesaving gift

    MGH Hotline 2.18.11 The meeting of 50-year-old Erin Cortright with 28-year-old Carrie Atkins, surrounded by a team of MGH caregivers from the Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, brought tears to many eyes.

  • MGH Cancer Center staff visit Kazakhstan

    MGH Hotline 12/05/08: A multidisciplinary team from the MGH Cancer Center recently traveled to Kazakhstan's capitol Astana to work with the city's Department of Health to improve the oncology services at a local hospital.


Bone Marrow Transplant Unit
55 Fruit Street
Boston MA, 02114-2696
Phone: 617-724-1124
Fax: 617-643-5843

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