Overview

Departments

Hematology/Oncology

Medicine

Centers & Specialties

Cancer Center

Clinical Interests
  • Myeloproliferative neoplasms
  • Leukemia
  • Myelofibrosis
  • Essential thrombocytosis
  • Polycythemia vera
Medical Education
  • MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Fellowship, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine
  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
Foreign Languages
  • Spanish
Locations
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Waltham: Mass General Waltham
Existing Patients
Patient Gateway
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
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • OSW - Connecticut
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • 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
Adult
Provider Gender
Female

Biography

I am a hematology-oncology physician who specializes in the care of patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN), chronic myeloid leukemia and leukemia. I am an active clinical researcher and lead the MPN research program at MGH; I lead several clinical trials and participate in translational research for MPN  . In addition, I am the clinical director for the adult leukemia service at MGH.  

In addition, I strive to provide compassionate care for each patient and his or her family and to tailor therapy to meet each patient's individual needs. 

I grew up in Mexico city and I am fluent in Spanish, I welcome takng care of patients that speak primarily Spanish. 

Research & Publications

Publications

View my most recent publications at PubMed

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Contact

Hematology/Oncology
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-724-3456
Fax: 617-724-2525
Hematology/Oncology Leukemia Program
100 Blossom Street
Boston, MA 02114-2606
Phone: 617-724-3456
Fax: 617-724-1126