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Jessica (Jessica) A. Sachs, MD

  • Assistant Pediatrician, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  • Instructor in Pediatrics

617-726-2737

Accepting New Patients

Overview

Departments

Pediatrics

Centers & Specialties

Cancer Center

MassGeneral Hospital for Children

Clinical Interests
  • General Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
  • Brain tumors
  • Cancer
Medical Education
  • MD, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
  • Residency, Tufts Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Board Certifications
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Foreign Languages
  • Swedish
Locations
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • AllWays Health (NHP) - ACD
  • AllWays Health (NHP) - PBO
  • 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
  • BMC HealthNet Mass Health MCO/ACO
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Commonwealth Care Alliance
  • 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
  • Maine Community Health Options (MCHO)
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - New York
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • OSW - Vermont
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
  • Well Sense Pediatrics

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

Patient Age Group
Pediatric
Provider Gender
Female

Biography

Dr. Jessica Sachs has been a member of the MGH Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology faculty since 2010.   She divides her time between patient care, and clinical and translational research.  Her research interests center around T cell immunology and cell therapy, specifically developing ways to harness the immune system to treat cancer.  Her clinical work focuses on care for children and adolescents with blood disorders and cancer.

Research & Publications

Publications

Connors JM, Jurczak W, Straus DJ, Ansell SM, Kim WS, Gallamini A, Younes A, Alekseev S, Illes A, Picardi M, Lech-Maranda E, Oki Y, Feldman T, Smolewski P, Savage KJ, Bartlett NL, Walewski J, Chen R, Ramchandren R, Zinzani PL, Cunningham D, Rosta A, Josephson NC, Song E, Sachs J, Liu R, Jolin HA, Huebner D, Radford J ; ECHELON-1 Study Group.  Brentuximab Vedotin with Chemotherapy for Stage III or IV Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.  NEJM. 2018 Jan 25 ;378(4) :331-344.

Sachs J and Li H, Pichardo C, Bronson R, Zhao G, Sykes M.  Nonalloreactive T cells Prevent Donor Lymphocyte Infusion-Induced Graft-versus-Host Disease by Controlling Microbial Stimuli.  J Immunol. 2012 ; 189 :5572-5581.

Pai SY, Levy O, Jabara HH, Glickman JN, Stoler-Barak L, Sachs J, Nurko S, Orange JS, Geha RS. Allogeneic transplantation successfully corrects immune defects, but not susceptibility to colitis, in a patient with nuclear factor-kappaB essential modulator deficiency.  J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2008 Dec;122(6):1113-1118.e1. Epub 2008 Oct 11.

Saad AG, Sachs J, Turner CD, Procton M, Marcus KJ, Wang L, Lidov H, Ullrich NJ.  Extracranial Metastases of Glioblastoma in a Child: Case Report and Review of the Literature.  Journal of Pediatric Oncology. 2007 Mar; 29(3):190-194.

Chakraverty R, Eom HS, Sachs J, Buchli J, Cotter P, Hsu R, Zhao G, Sykes M. Host MHC class II+ antigen-presenting cells and CD4 cells are required for CD8-mediated graft-versus-leukemia responses following delayed donor leukocyte infusions.  Blood. 2006 Sep 15; 108(6): 2106-13.

 

 

Contact

Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-726-2737
Fax: 617-724-0702

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