New Physician Joins Hematology-Oncology Service Amy Comander

Date: June 18, 2008

BIDMC Contact: Oncology Dept
Phone: 781-453-7579

Amy H. Comander, M.D., M.A., will be joining Drs. Mark S. Huberman, Stuart R. Bless, Earl L. Yunes and Glenn J. Bubley in our expanded hematology-oncology service here at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham.

Dr. Comander will begin seeing patients on July 1 and be available in Needham four days a week. She will be seeing patients with any hematologic and oncologic problem with a special interest in breast cancer. Dr. Comander has been working extensively with general hematology-oncology and breast cancer patients at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). She recently completed a clinical fellowship in hematology-oncology at BIDMC where she studied clinical characteristics of BRCA1 mutation carriers that develop estrogen receptive positive tumors. Prior to her fellowship, Dr. Comander studied genetic responses to chemotherapy in ovarian cancer.

Dr. Comander received her medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine and a master's degree in neuroscience at Yale University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. She also received a master's degree in Biology and a bachelor's degree in neurobiology at Harvard College.

If you would like to refer your patients to Dr. Comander, please call 781-453-5239 to schedule an appointment.