Meet Our Hematology/Oncology Providers

The Pediatric Cancer team UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center is comprised of a multidisciplinary team of providers who work together to develop the best course of treatment for your child. In addition to the hematologists/oncologists, neurologists, neurosurgeons and psychiatrists listed below, our team includes child life specialists, hematopathologists, music therapist, nurses and nurse practitioners, radiation oncologists, radiologists, social workers and surgeons. 


Jason Shohet, MD, PhD, Chief, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology  Research
Neil Grossman, MD                                                                Research
Peter Newburger, MD                                                             Research
Naheed Usmani, MD                                                               Research
Jennifer Costa, PNP
Katherine Waters, NP



Seema Adhami, MD, Chief, Pediatric Neurology              
Christy Stine, MD                                                                   Research
Brenda Wong, MD                                                                  Research
Paula Abate, NP



Mark Johnson, MD, Chair, Neurosurgery                                  Research
Oguz Cataltepe, MD                                                              Research



Jean Frazier, MD                                                                   Research
Mary Ahn, MD                                                                      Research
David Cochran, MD, PhD                                                       Research
Yael Dvir, MD                                                                       Research
Jessica Griffin, PsyD                                                              Research



A call or click away:

HOPE line – 866-597 HOPE (4673)

Talk to a patient care coordinator with cancer experience.

Available Mondays through Fridays, 8 am – 4:30 pm.

Calls received during non-business hours will be returned on the next business day.