Centers & Specialties

Cancer Center

Clinical Interests
  • Breast cancer
  • Cancer Survivorship Care
  • Clinical trials
  • Biomedical ethics
Medical Education
  • MD, MPH, Harvard Medical School
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Waltham: Mass General Waltham
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 - Maine
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare - ACD
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO

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

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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/Partners 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. 

Research & Publications


View my most recent publications at PubMed


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Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-726-6500
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