Dr. Barbara A Degar MD Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist

Dr. Barbara Degar is a pediatric hematologist-oncologist in Boston, Massachusetts. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Boston Children's Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital. She received her medical degree from New York University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 19 years. She is one of 58 doctors at Boston Children's Hospital and one of 35 at Brigham and Women's Hospital who specialize in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist: General Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Education & Medical Training

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Residency, Pediatrics, 1991 - 1994

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Fellowship, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 1994 - 1997

New York University School of Medicine
Class of 1991

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

BRAF V600E-Positive Multisite Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis in a Preterm Neonate.
Bates, S. V.,Lakshmanan, A.,Green, A. L.,Terry, J.,Badalian-Very, G.,Rollins, B. J.,Fleck, P.,Aslam, M.,Degar, B. A.

Medication errors in the home: a multisite study of children with cancer.
Walsh, K. E.,Roblin, D. W.,Weingart, S. N.,Houlahan, K. E.,Degar, B.,Billett, A.,Keuker, C.,Biggins, C.,Li, J.,Wasilewski, K.,Mazor, K. M.

Recent advances in the understanding of Langerhans cell histiocytosis.
Badalian-Very, G., Vergilio, J., Degar, B.A., Rodriguez-Galindo, C., Rollins, B.J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Altius Provider Directory
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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