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Lisa R. Diller, MD


Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

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Physician

  • Vice Chair, Department of Pediatric Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Chief Medical Officer, Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center
  • Director, David B. Perini Jr. Quality of Life Clinic for Childhood Cancer Survivors, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Institute Physician, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Attending Physician, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Boston Children's Hospital
  • Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Clinical Interests

  • Cancer predisposition
  • Global health
  • Late effects of pediatric cancer
  • Melanoma
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Solid tumors
  • Wilms tumor

Contact Information

  • Appointments888-733-4662 (new)
    617-632-3270 (established)
  • Office Phone Number617-632-5642
  • Fax617-582-9049

Bio

Dr. Lisa Diller is the Chief Medical Officer, Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, and the Vice Chair, Department of Pediatric Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. She is also the Director of the Perini Family Survivors Center and the David B. Perini Jr. Quality of Life Clinic at Dana-Farber. She is a Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Diller received a bachelor's degree from Harvard University and earned her medical degree from the University of California at San Diego. She was a resident at Boston Children's Hospital and did her subspecialty training at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's, where she has been on the faculty for over 20 years. Dr. Diller's research focuses on the late effects of treatment for childhood cancer and genetic cancer predisposition syndromes in childhood. In addition, she investigates novel treatments for pediatric solid tumors, particularly tumors that occur in infants and toddlers.

Board Certification:

  • Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  • Pediatrics

Fellowship:

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

Residency:

  • Boston Children's Hospital, Pediatrics

Medical School:

  • University of California, San Diego School of Medicine

Recent Awards:

  • Dyson Scholar Award, DFCI 1998
  • Benacerraf-Frei Investigator, DFCI 1998
  • Stephen E. Sallan Leadership award 2004

Research

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Location

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
450 Brookline Avenue
Shields Warren 312
Boston, MA 02215
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