Dr. Gary M Kupfer, MD

Dr. Gary M. Kupfer, MD

Dr. Gary M. Kupfer, MD

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Specialties
  • Pediatric Hematology
  • Pediatric Medical Oncology
Conditions I Treat
  • abdominal pain
  • acute lymphocytic leukemia
  • acute myelogenous leukemia
  • adamantinoma
  • adverse effects to anticoagulants
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Procedures I Perform
  • adjuvant chemotherapy
  • biological targeted therapy
  • breast cancer immunotherapy
  • cancer chemotherapy
  • cancer immunotherapy
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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. He is director of the Georgetown University Medical Center Hemophilia Treatment Center and has particular clinical and research interest in the care of hemophilia patients of all ages, 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

Education
  • 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)
  • Medical School: Johns Hopkins University (1989)
Insurance
    MedStar Health Providers participate with a wide range of health insurance products. We accept self-pay patients and the insurances plans listed below. This list is not comprehensive, it is updated periodically and is subject to change. If you do not see your health insurance plan or product listed, or if you have any questions regarding MedStar Health’s participation with your health plan, please contact your health plan to verify participation with our providers.

    Since the MedStar Health providers span the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia regions, our participation with DC, Maryland and Virginia Medical Assistance programs varies by provider group. Please contact your MedStar Physician’s Office to assist with verifying Medical Assistance participation. If you are enrolled in a Medicaid Managed Care Organization, please contact your Medicaid health plan to verify participation.
Practice Locations
  • 3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
    Washington, DC 20007
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Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital