About Douglas Micalizzi, MD, PhD

Dr. Douglas Micalizzi is a medical oncologist at Massachusetts General Hospital specializing in breast cancer, early cancer detection and hereditary cancer risk. He is also the Clinical Director of the Cancer Early Detection and Diagnostics Clinic. Dr. Micalizzi received his undergraduate degree in chemistry from Villanova University. He pursued his MD from University of Colorado and PhD in molecular biology at the University of Colorado in the lab of Dr. Heide Ford. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and fellowship in medical oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Massachusetts General Hospital. For his postdoctoral fellowship, he worked in the lab of Dr. Daniel Haber and Dr. Shyamala Maheswaran at the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center. He is currently an instructor of medicine at Harvard Medical School.

Clinical Interests:



Mass General Cancer Center
55 Fruit St.
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-726-5130
Phone: 877-726-5130

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

Medical Education

  • MD, University of Colorado
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Brigham and Women's Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine

Accepted Insurance Plans

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