Dr. Thomas Richard Spitzer MD Medical Oncologist

Dr. Thomas Spitzer is a medical oncologist in Boston, Massachusetts and is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and has been in practice for 40 years. Dr. Spitzer accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 120 doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital who specialize in Medical Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Medical Oncologist: General Oncology, Hematologic

Hospital Affiliation

Massachusetts General Hospital
Ranked #6 in Cancer

Education & Medical Training

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell Campus
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1974 - 1976

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Class of 1974

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 37 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 31 years in Medical Oncology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 30 years in Hematology

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

OH State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Phase I Study of Urate Oxidase in the Reduction of Acute Graft-vs-Host Disease Following Myeloablative Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation.
Yeh, A. C.,Brunner, A. M.,Spitzer, T. R.,Chen, Y. B.,Coughlin, E.,McAfee, S.,Ballen, K.,Attar, E.,Caron, M.,Preffer, F.,Yeap, B. Y.,Dey, B. R.

Outcomes in patients age 70 or older undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for hematologic malignancies.
Brunner, A. M.,Kim, H. T.,Coughlin, E.,Alyea, E. P.,Armand, P.,Ballen, K. K.,Cutler, C.,Dey, B. R.,Glotzbecker, B.,Koreth, J.,McAfee, S. L.,Spitzer, T. R.,Soiffer, R. J.,Antin, J. H.,Ho, V. T.,Chen, Y. B.

Chronic graft-versus-host disease with skin signs suspicious for squamous cell carcinoma.
El-Rayess, H. M.,Refaat, M. M.,Post, M. D.,Spitzer, T. R.,Dey, B.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Regence Washington - Preferred Provider Network
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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