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Barbara A. Degar, MD

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

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Barbara A. Degar, MD


  • Medical Director, Inpatient Oncology
  • Institute Physician
  • Assistant Professor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Clinical Interests

  • Acute myeloid leukemia
  • Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis
  • Histiocytosis
  • Leukemias
  • Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder

Contact Information

  • Appointments888-733-4662 (New Pediatric Patients)
    617-632-3270 (Established Pediatric Patients)
  • Fax617-632-4811


Dr. Degar received her medical degree from New York University School of Medicine in 1991. She subsequently completed her residency in Pediatrics at the Yale-New Haven Medical Center and her fellowship in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology at the Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Conn. She is an attending physician in the Jimmy Fund Clinic and at Children's Hospital Boston. Her clinical research interests are focused on acute myelogenous leukemia and the histiocytic syndromes.

Board Certification:

  • Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 2005
  • Pediatrics, 2001


  • Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplantation
  • Yale University School of Medicine, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology


  • Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital, Department of Pediatrics

Medical School:

  • New York University School of Medicine


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