Dr. Gary M Kupfer, MD

Dr. Gary M. Kupfer, MD

Dr. Gary M. Kupfer, MD

Languages: English
Phone: 202-444-7599
Fax: 202-444-8817

Contact this Provider:

  • Pediatric Hematology
  • Pediatric Hematology Oncology
  • Pediatric Medical Oncology
Conditions I Treat
  • abdominal pain
  • acute lymphoblastic leukemia (all)
  • acute myelogenous leukemia (aml)
  • adamantinoma
  • adverse effects to anticoagulants
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Procedures I Perform
  • adjuvant chemotherapy
  • biological targeted therapy
  • brain cancer genomics
  • breast cancer immunotherapy
  • cancer chemotherapy
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About the Provider

Gary Kupfer, MD, treats children, adolescents, and young adults with blood disorders and cancer in our Division of Pediatric, Adolescent, and Young Adult Hematology and Oncology at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Kupfer also sees adult hematologic patients in the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center Clinic. He is co-director of the Georgetown University Medical Center Adult Hemophilia Treatment Center and has particular clinical and research interest in bleeding and clotting disorders, bone failure and aplastic anemia, leukemia, and genetic syndromes of cancer predisposition.

Dr. Kupfer has been published in several prestigious publications including BLOOD, Molecular Cell, Nature, and Cell Reports. He is a member of several professional societies including the American Society of Hematology, American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, and Society for Pediatric Research.

Dr. Kupfer’s main areas of clinical expertise include:

  • Benign hematologic conditions, including anemias, hemoglobinopathies, autoimmune blood diseases and coagulation disorders
  • Childhood cancer survivor care
  • Leukemia
  • Lymphoma
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Sarcomas
  • Treatment with immunotherapies

  • Fellowship Program: Boston Childrens Hospital (1995)
  • Fellowship Program: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (1995)
  • Fellowship Program: Harvard Medical School (1995)
  • Residency Program: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (1992)
  • Medical School: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1989)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
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Practice Locations
  • 3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
    Lombardi Cancer Center
    Washington, DC 20007
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    Phone: 202-444-7599
    Fax: 202-444-8817

Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital