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Vijay G. Sankaran, MD, PhD


Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

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Physician

  • Physician
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Centers/Programs

Clinical Interests

  • Anemia
  • Diamond-Blackfan anemia
  • Hematology
  • Hematopoiesis
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Thalassemia

Diseases Treated

  • Sickle Cell Disease, Childhood
  • Thalassemia, Childhood

Contact Information

  • Appointments617-355-8246
  • Office Phone Number617-355-8246
  • Fax617-730-0641

Bio

Dr. Sankaran is a physician-scientist focused on caring for patients with non-malignant hematologic disorders with a special interest in diseases of red blood cell production and hemoglobin disorders. Dr. Sankaran’s laboratory uses human genetics to understand blood cell production, hemoglobin gene regulation, and how this goes awry in disease. Dr. Sankaran’s laboratory website is: http://bloodgenes.org.

Board Certification:

  • Pediatrics, 2014

Fellowship:

  • Boston Children's Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Residency:

  • Boston Combined Residency Program, Boston Children's Hospital/Boston Medical Center, Pediatrics

Medical School:

  • Harvard Medical School

Location

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
450 Brookline Avenue
Boston MA, 02215
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