About Richard Newcomb, MD

Richard Newcomb grew up in Dallas, Texas. He majored in History of Science, earning an A.B. at Harvard College before attending medical school at University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. Subsequently, he did his internship and residency at Massachusetts General Hospital, including an additional year as Chief Resident. He then completed a fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at the Dana-Farber Mass General Brigham combined program. In 2023, he joined the staff of the Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) Program at the MGH Cancer Center. His clinical and research interests revolve around improving the quality of life and experience of patients with blood cancers – especially those undergoing stem cell transplantation. He currently lives in Winthrop, MA with his wife and two children.

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

Medical Education

  • MD, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine
  • 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

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I conduct health services and outcomes research for patients with classical and malignant hematologic diseases. I aim to develop and evaluate scalable interventions to improve the quality of life and care for patients with hematologic diseases and those undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

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