About Jeffrey Peppercorn, MD, MPH

Dr. Jeffrey Peppercorn is a medical oncologist specializing in breast cancer care at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Director of the MGH Cancer Survivorship Program. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology

Dr. Peppercorn earned his A.B. degree with honors from Harvard College in 1992 and obtained his M.D. at Harvard Medical School and M.P.H. at the Harvard School of Public Health. He completed residency training at Massachusetts General Hospital and his medical oncology training through the Dana-Farber/Mass General Brigham Cancer Care Oncology Fellowship Program in 2005. In addition, he completed the Medical Ethics Fellowship at Harvard University.  He served as founding Director of the Duke Cancer Institute Survivorship Center while working as a Tenured Associate Professor of Medicine at Duke University Medical Center.  He is a Greenwall Foundation Faculty Scholar in Bioethics and an American Cancer Society Research Scholar.

Dr. Peppercorn has published more than 100 papers and chapters related to breast cancer, bioethics and health policy, and cancer survivorship. 

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Mass General Cancer Center: Hematology Oncology
55 Fruit St.
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-726-6500
Fax: 617-724-1079

Mass General Cancer Center in Waltham
52 Second Ave.
Suite 1110
Waltham, MA 02451
Phone: 781-487-6100

Medical Education

  • MD, MPH, Harvard Medical School (Massachusetts)
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Dana Farber Cancer Institute
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine

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