Dr. Leonard I Zon MD Hematologist

Dr. Leonard Zon is a hematologist in Boston, Massachusetts and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Boston Children's Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. He received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College and has been in practice for 31 years. Dr. Zon accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 49 doctors at Boston Children's Hospital and one of 88 at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute who specialize in Hematology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Hematologist: General Hematology

Hospital Affiliation

Boston Children's Hospital

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Ranked #4 in Cancer

Education & Medical Training

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1983–1986

Dana - Farber Cancer Institute
Fellowship, Medical Oncology, 1986–1988

Jefferson Medical College
Class of 1983

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 28 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 25 years in Medical Oncology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 20 years in Hematology

MA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Elected Member, Institute of Medicine

Elected Member, The American Society for Clinical Investigation

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

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Publications & Presentations

Dissection of vertebrate hematopoiesis using zebrafish thrombopoietin.
Svoboda, O.,Stachura, D. L.,Machoňová, O.,Pajer, P.,Brynda, J.,Zon, L. I.,Traver, D.,Bartůněk, P.

Whole-exome sequencing and functional studies identify RPS29 as a novel gene mutated in multi-case Diamond-Blackfan anemia families.
Mirabello, L.,Macari, E. R.,Jessop, L.,Ellis, S. R.,Myers, T.,Giri, N.,Taylor, A. M.,McGrath, K. E.,Humphries, J. M.,Ballew, B. J.,Yeager, M.,Boland, J. F.,He, J.,Hicks, B. D.,Burdett, L.,Alter, B. P.,Zon, L.,Savage, S. A.

Mutations in QARS, Encoding Glutaminyl-tRNA Synthetase, Cause Progressive Microcephaly, Cerebral-Cerebellar Atrophy, and Intractable Seizures.
Zhang, X.,Ling, J.,Barcia, G.,Jing, L.,Wu, J.,Barry, B. J.,Mochida, G. H.,Hill, R. S.,Weimer, J. M.,Stein, Q.,Poduri, A.,Partlow, J. N.,Ville, D.,Dulac, O.,Yu, T. W.,Lam, A. T.,Servattalab, S.,Rodriguez, J.,Boddaert, N.,Munnich, A.,Colleaux, L.,Zon, L. I.,Söll, D.,Walsh, C. A.,Nabbout, R.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Qualchoice PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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