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David P. Ryan, MD

Scientific Research Team:
David P. Ryan, MD

David P. Ryan, MD

David P. Ryan MD, is chief of hematology/oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Cancer Center, clinical director of the MGH Cancer Center, and associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Ryan pursued his hematology and oncology training at the combined Massachusetts General Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in 1996. In 1998, he was appointed clinical assistant in medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital, then assistant in medicine. The principal focus of Dr. Ryan’s clinical research is the design and implementation of Phase I and II trials in gastrointestinal malignancies. Since 1998, he has been a member of both the Experimental Therapeutics Group and the Gastrointestinal Cancer Center where he has been the clinical director since 2003. In 2009, he became the clinical director of the MGH Cancer Center and in 2012, became chief of hematology and oncology for the MGH Cancer Center.

Dr. Ryan’s clinical practice focuses exclusively on gastrointestinal oncology.

He graduated in medicine from Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, in 1992 and remained there for his internship and medical residency. He is a member of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), and the New England Cancer Society. Dr. Ryan is a member of the editorial board of the journals Clinical Cancer Research and The Oncologist. He has published more than 100 articles in peer reviewed journals, reviews, book chapters, and editorials.