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Christopher G. (Jerry) Azzoli, MD

  • Phone: 617-724-4000
Department of Medicine


  • Cancer Center
  • Thoracic Cancers
  • Thymoma
  • Mesothelioma
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Danvers: The Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care
Martha?s Vineyard: Martha?s Vineyard Hospital
Nantucket: Cottage Hospital
Medical Education
MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Residency, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Fellowship, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Board Certifications
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine
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BiographyDr. Azzoli completed residency training at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD, followed by a fellowship in Medical Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York, NY.  He served on the faculty at MSKCC from 2002-2012 during which he was recognized for excellence in teaching, and won the fellowship teaching award in 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, and 2012.

In July, 2012, he joined the Thoracic Oncology Program at Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center.  In 2012-13 he served as the Chair of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Clinical Practice Guideline Committee, in charge of developing evidenced-based guidelines for practicing oncologists.  He has served as first author, or co-author, of every ASCO lung cancer guideline published since 2003.

Dr. Azzoli's research interests include the development of new drugs for patients with all stages of lung cancer, thymoma, mesothelioma, and esophageal cancer.  He has a special interest in combining drug therapy with surgery to improve rates of cure in patients with early-stage non-small cell lung cancer.  He also works to develop new tissue and blood tests to guide therapy.

Mass General Hospital Cancer Center
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-724-4000
Fax: 617-726-0453

Martha's Vineyard Hospital
One Hospital Road
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

Phone: 508-957-0119

Nantucket Cottage Hospital
57 Prospect Street
Nantucket, MA 02554

Phone: 508-825-8165
Fax: 508-825-8172

Mass General/North Shore Cancer Center
102 Endicott Street
Danvers, MA 01923-3623

Phone: 978-882-6060
Fax: 978-882-6099