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Jeffrey Patterson-Fortin, MD, PhD

Medical Oncology

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  • Office Phone Number617-632-2083


Dr. Patterson-Fortin is a medical oncologist and physician-scientist at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute specializing in gastrointestinal cancers. Dr. Patterson-Fortin received his M.D. from the Schulich School of Medicine at the University of Western Ontario, Canada, and his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Patterson-Fortin completed his residency training in Internal Medicine at Johns Hopkins Hospital, followed by a Medical Oncology fellowship at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Dr. Patterson-Fortin conducts research in the laboratory of Dr. Alan D’Andrea at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. His research focuses on exploiting DNA damage repair pathways with particular emphasis on therapeutic approaches for pancreatic cancer.

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine


  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham and Women's Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital, Medical Oncology


  • Johns Hopkins Hospital, Internal Medicine

Medical School:

  • University of Western Ontario


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