Medical Oncology
David F. McDermott
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David F. McDermott

Cutaneous and Immuno-Oncology Programs Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center



Treatments and procedures offered

Immunotherapy, High Dose Interleukin 2, Targeted therapies, Clinical trials, Comprehensive multidisciplinary care

Business Summary:

I am Director of the Cutaneous and Immuno-Oncology Programs at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) treating patients diagnosed with kidney cancer and melanoma, Leader of the Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center Kidney Cancer Program, co-Director of the Immunotherapy Institute at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

Awards and/or Certifications:

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor Award, 2014
  • Boston Magazine Regional Top Doctor 2017
  • Boston Magazine Regional Top Doctor 2018

What’s your background, education and training?

  • Tufts Medical Center Residency , Internal Medicine
  • Tufts Medical Center Fellowship , Hematology/Oncology
  • Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University Medical School Degree: M.D.

What is your typical process for working with a new patient?

To set up a new patient consultation please call 617-667-2100.

Insurances Accepted

Aetna, BC Medicare Advantage HMO, Blue Care Elect, Blue Cross/Blue Shield Indemnity, BMC Healthnet, Cigna, Commonwealth Care Alliance-One Care, Commonwealth Care Alliance-SCO (CCA-ACO), Consolidated Health Plans, Fallon Commercial, Fallon Medicare Advantage, Firsthealth, Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare, HMO Blue Network Blue, Integrated Health Plan, Medicaid, Medicare, Medicare Revalidation, MMIS PIN, Multiplan/PHCS, Neighborhood Health Plan, Senior Whole Health, TRICARE/Health Net Federal Services, Tufts Associated Health Plans, Tufts Health Public Plan MCO, Tufts Medicare Preferred HMO, Tufts SCO, Unicare State Indemnity Plan (GIC), United Healthcare

Keywords: Robotic surgery, prostate cancer, kidney cancer, bladder cancer, adrenal tumors, Urologic oncology

Special expertise

Melanoma, Kidney Cancer, Hematologic Malignancies


Top Doctor: 2019


Primary Hospital: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center-Boston
Secondary Hospital: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute