Dr. Peter E Newburger MD Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist

Dr. Peter Newburger is a pediatric hematologist-oncologist in Worcester, Massachusetts and is affiliated with UMass Memorial Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 40 years. Dr. Newburger accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 6 doctors at UMass Memorial Medical Center who specialize in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist: General Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Clinical Interests: Phagocytosis, Granulocytes, Neutrophils, Cell Differentiation, Gene Expression Regulation, Superoxides, NADPH Oxidase, Chronic Granulomatous Disease

Hospital Affiliation

UMass Memorial Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

Children's Hospital, Boston
Residency, Pediatrics, 1974–1976

Children's Hospital, Boston
Fellowship, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 1976–1979

Harvard Medical School
Class of 1974

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 35 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 27 years in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

MA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Elected Member, The American Society for Clinical Investigation

Publications & Presentations

Frameshift mutation in p53 regulator RPL26 is associated with multiple physical abnormalities and a specific pre-ribosomal RNA processing defect in diamond-blackfan anemia.
Gazda, H. T., Preti, M., Sheen, M. R., O'Donohue, M. F., Vlachos, A., Davies, S. M., Kattamis, A., Doherty, L., Landowski, M., Buros, C., Ghazvinian, R., Sieff, C. A., Newburger, P. E., Niewiadomska, E., Matysiak, M., Glader, B., Atsidaftos, E., Lipton, J. M., Gleizes, P. E., Beggs, A. H.

Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis with MUNC13-4 gene mutation or reduced natural killer cell function prior to onset of childhood leukemia.
Chang, T.Y., Jaffray, J., Woda, B., Newburger, P.E., Usmani, G.N.

Germline CYBB mutations that selectively affect macrophages in kindreds with X-linked predisposition to tuberculous mycobacterial disease.
Bustamante, J., Arias, A. A., Vogt, G., Picard, C., Galicia, L. B., Prando, C., Grant, A. V., Marchal, C. C., Hubeau, M., Chapgier, A., de Beaucoudrey, L., Puel, A., Feinberg, J., Valinetz, E., Jannière, L., Besse, C., Boland, A., Brisseau, J. M., Blanche

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PriorityHealth HMO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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