Dr. Jeffrey A. Toretsky, MD

Dr. Jeffrey A. Toretsky, MD

Dr. Jeffrey A. Toretsky, MD

Languages: English
Fax: (202) 687-1434

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Specialties
  • Pediatric Hematology
  • Pediatric Medical Oncology
About the Provider

Jeffrey A. Toretsky, MD, serves as chief of MedStar Georgetown University Hospital’s Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. Dr. Toretsky is an internationally recognized expert in sarcomas in children, adolescents, and young adults. He is the principal investigator and director of the NIH-funded Molecular Oncology Program at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital’s Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center and co-leads a regional multidisciplinary sarcoma clinic.

Dr. Toretsky and a multidisciplinary team are engaged with all aspects of pediatric hematology/oncology from diagnosis through survivorship. His laboratory is pursuing new and targeted therapies for Ewing sarcoma, including a new medication for Ewing sarcoma currently in phase 1 clinical trials.

Dr. Toretsky’s areas of clinical expertise include:

  • Sarcoma
  • Diagnosis and treatment of rare tumors
  • Benign and malignant hematology
  • Brain tumors
  • Other childhood, adolescent and young adult tumors

Education
  • Fellowship Program: National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (1998)
  • Fellowship Program: National Cancer Institute (1997)
  • Fellowship Program: Medical College of Virginia-VCU (1991)
  • Residency Program: Medical College of Virginia-VCU (1991)
  • Residency Program: Duke University Medical Center (1989)
  • Internship Program: Duke University Medical Center (1989)
  • Medical School: University of Minnesota Medical School (1988)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
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Practice Locations
  • 3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
    Washington, DC 20007
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Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital