David P. Steensma, MD, FACP

Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Senior Physician
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, Massachusetts

Dr. David Steensma received his medical degree from the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Medicine. He completed an internal medicine residency and a combined hematology-oncology fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He is Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Senior Physician in the Division of Hematological Malignancies at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts. In addition, Dr.Steensma is a consulting physician at Brigham & Women’s Hospital.

Following completion of his formal training, Dr. Steensma spent several years as a visiting research scholar in the Molecular Haematology Unit of the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford, England, investigating the molecular genetics of myelodysplastic syndromes. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in internal medicine, hematology, and medical oncology. Dr. Steensma has published more than 250 peer-reviewed papers, served as editor for several American Society of Hematology (ASH) publications, is education co-chair for the ASH Annual Meeting, section editor for the Journal of Clinical Oncology, and on the hematology committee of the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Last modified: March 3, 2020