Centers & Specialties

Cancer Center

Clinical Interests
  • Symptom management and quality of life
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Gastric (stomach) cancer
Medical Education
  • MD, University of Colorado Health Science Center
  • Residency, UC San Diego Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Institute of Palliative Medicine at San Diego Hospice|Fellowship, UC San Diego School of Medicine
Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine
  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Foreign Languages
  • Spanish
  • 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 - 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.

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Eric Roeland, MD is a dual fellowship-trained and board-certified palliative care and medical oncology physician. His palliative care practice includes all cancer patients while his oncology clinical practice focuses on the care of patients with GI cancers, specifically esophageal, gastroesophageal, and gastric cancers.

Dr. Roeland’s career focuses on improving the quality of life for symptomatic cancer patients by identifying, validating, and expanding pharmacologic interventions to minimize suffering. He serves as the American Society of Clinical Oncology Co-Chair for the Supportive Care and Cachexia/Nutrition Guidelines Committees. He is committed to improving the quality of life of cancer patients, minimizing toxicity, and improving our ability to treat cancer.

Research & Publications


View my most recent publications at PubMed


Mass General Hospital Cancer Center
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-724-4000
MGH Waltham Cancer Center
52 Second Ave
Suite 1110
Waltham, MA 02451
Phone: 781-487-6100