Dr. Bruce David Cheson, MD

Dr. Bruce David Cheson, MD

Dr. Bruce David Cheson, MD

Languages: English
Fax: (202) 444-1229

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Specialties
  • Hematology Oncology
Conditions I Treat
  • abdominal cancer
  • adverse effects to anticoagulants
  • amyloidosis
  • anemia
  • anemia and bone marrow disorders
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Procedures I Perform
  • adjuvant chemotherapy
  • biological targeted therapy
  • bone marrow biopsy
  • cancer chemotherapy
  • chemoradiation
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About the Provider

Dr. Bruce Cheson is the Deputy Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology in the Department of Medicine at Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.

He received his medical degree from Tufts University and completed his residency at University of Virginia Hospitals.  He completed his fellowship at New England Medical Center.

He is an expert in internal medicine and hematology and has special interests in the following areas:

  • Hematological malignancies
  • Leukemia
  • Non-Hodgkin's and Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Follicular Lymphoma
  • B-cell Lymphoma
  • New drug development

Education
  • Fellowship Program: New England Medical Center (1976)
  • Residency Program: University of Virginia Hospitals (1974)
  • Internship Program: University of Virginia (1972)
  • Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine (1971)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
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Practice Locations
  • 3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
    Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center Podium A
    Washington, DC 20007
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    Phone: (202) 444-2223
    Fax: (202) 444-1229

Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital