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    Toni Choueiri, MD

     
    Toni Choueiri, MD

     
    Clinical Director, Lank Center for Genitourinary Oncology
    Director, Kidney Cancer Center
    Senior Physician


    Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

    Center/Program

    Genitourinary Oncology

    Office phone: 617-632-5456
    Appointment phone: 877-332-4294 (new), 617-582-9725 (established)
    Fax: 617-632-2165

    Preferred contact method: office phone
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    Discipline

    Medical Oncology

    Interests

    Renal cell carcinoma (kidney), Bladder cancer, Genitourinary tumors


    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    450 Brookline Avenue
    Boston, MA 02215

    Biography

    Dr. Toni K. Choueiri is Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Attending Physician in the Division of Solid Tumor Oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI). He also serves as the co-director of the Tissue Acquisition, Pathology, and Clinical Data Core of the Kidney SPORE at Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center and is the leader of the Kidney Cancer Center at DFCI and Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH). Clinically and academically, Dr. Choueiri's efforts have largely centered on improving the care of patients with renal cell carcinoma (RCC).

    Dr. Choueiri's research focuses on clinical trials with aims to improve the treatment of patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma as well as the development of novel agents for this disease. Dr. Choueiri is currently involved in collaborative efforts with basic scientists to analyze clinical, tissue, and serum biomarkers to optimize the administration of targeted therapeutic agents in renal cell carcinoma. In addition, he has also established several collaborations to characterize the side effects and risks of antiangiogenic agents used in RCC using a large scale approach, such as meta-analyses from available published trials or national databases such as the SEER database. 

    Background

    Board Certification
    Internal Medicine, 2004
    Medical Oncology, 2007

    Fellowship
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Hematology/Medical Oncology

    Residency
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Internal Medicine

    Medical School
    Saint Joseph University Faculte of Medicine