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Amar H. Kelkar, MD

Medical Oncology

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Amar H. Kelkar, MD


  • Physician
  • Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School


Diseases Treated

  • Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant

Contact Information

  • Office Phone Number617-632-6140


Dr. Amar Kelkar is a Stem Cell Transplantation Physician at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School. His is a member of the Abel Laboratory with research interests are in hematology, care delivery, cost-effectiveness, medical ethics, and health policy. He is also completing a Master of Public Health degree at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. His background is in molecular biology and genetics with a degree from Cornell University in Biological Sciences, where he worked for 3 years as a member of the Andrew Clark Laboratory focused on population genetics. He completed postgraduate medical training at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, the University of Florida College of Medicine, and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. He has interests in health policy and medical advocacy and serves on the American Society of Hematology Committee on Practice and Subcommittee on Reimbursement, the American Society for Transplantation and Cellular Therapy Value and Health Economics Special Interest Group, and the Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) Committee on Publications that oversees the NEJM Group. He previously served on the MMS Board of Trustees, the American Medical Association Council on Legislation.

Board Certification:

  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine


  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Medical Oncology
  • University of Florida College of Medicine


  • University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria

Medical School:

  • St. George's University School of Medicine


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