Howard P. Safran, MD is the chief of hematology/oncology at the Lifespan Cancer Institute at Rhode Island, The Miriam and Newport hospitals, and the medical director for the Brown University Oncology Group. Safran is a professor of medicine at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and a nationally recognized leader in the development of new treatments for upper GI cancers. He is a member of the U.S. National Cancer Institute's pancreatic and gastrointestinal cancer task forces.


Hematology Oncology

Areas of Expertise

Esophageal Cancer
Gastrointestinal Cancers
Pancreatic Cancer

Hospital Affiliations


Medical School:Boston University School of Medicine
Residency:Boston Medical Center
Fellowship:Boston Medical Center

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