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David Alan Sweetser, MD

Chief of Medical Genetics, MGH

Attending Physician in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

  • Phone: 617-726-2737
Departments
Genetics
Department of Pediatrics

Specialties

  • Cancer Center
  • Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  • MassGeneral Hospital for Children
  • Metabolic Disorders Unit
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Genetics
Clinical Interests
medical genetics
Biochemical genetics
Genetic basis for birth defects and inherited syndromes
Inherited cancer predispositions
Pediatric oncology
Hematologic malignancies
Inherited predispositions to malignancies
Biochemical and genetics disorders affecting hematopoiesis
Locations
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Danvers: The Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care
Medical Education
MD, Ph.D., Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis
Residency, Children's Hospital of St. Louis
Fellowship, Children's Hospital of St. Louis
Fellowship, University of Washington Hospitals
Board Certifications
Clinical Biochemical Genetics, American Board of Medical Genetics
Clinical Genetics (M.D.), American Board of Medical Genetics
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, American Board of Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Patient Age Group
Adult and pediatric
Accepting New Patients
Accepting New Patients

MGHfC receives gift to support cancer research and care

MGH Hotline 9.17.10 September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

Exciting Time for Growing Genetics Program

David Sweetser, MD, PhD, chief of the Medical Genetics Program at MassGeneral Hospital for Children, explains why it is such an opportune time to be in the field.

Q&A with marathon runner David Sweetser, MD, PhD

David Sweetser, MD, PhD, explains why he is running for the MassGeneral Marathon Team Fighting Kids’ Cancer . . . One Step at a Time.

New MGHfC clinic offers treatment for rare disorder

MassGeneral Hospital for Children will soon open the world’s first Pitt Hopkins Syndrome Clinic. Made possible by a generous donation from parents of two young women with Pitt Hopkins Syndrome, the clinic will focus on providing knowledge-based medical care and serving the comprehensive medical needs of individuals with the disease.

MassGeneral Hospital for Children launches the world’s first Pitt Hopkins Syndrome Clinic

The Pitt Hopkins Syndrome Clinic will work with patients and families to further understand, diagnose, and treat Pitt Hopkins Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder.

Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-726-2737
Fax: 617-724-0702

Medical Genetics Clinic
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-726-1561
Fax: 617-724-1911

Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care
104 Endicott Street
Danvers, MA 01923-3623

Phone: 617-724-6038
Fax: 978-882-6989

Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-726-2737
Fax: 617-724-0702

Medical Genetics Clinic
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-726-1561
Fax: 617-724-1911

Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care
104 Endicott Street
Danvers, MA 01923-3623

Phone: 617-724-6038
Fax: 978-882-6989

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