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Raymond L. Comenzo, MD accepting new patients


Overview

Programs + Specialties
Research Interests Autologous stem cell transplantation for systemic AL-amyloidosis, association of immunoglobulin light chain variable region germline gene use and organ tropism in AL-amyloidosis, defining the “fitness costs” to clonal plasma cells exacted by producing AL light chains and on the impact of proteasome inhibitors on such cells, novel model of plasma cell apoptosis triggered by knockdown of Ig light chain expression, pre-clinical evaluations of monoclonal antibodies elotuzumab (Bristol) and daratumumab (Janssen) with NK cells from SCT patients as effectors, lipidoid nanoparticle delivery systems targeting human plasma cells
Training + Education Boston University School of Medicine; Boston Medical Center; Tufts Medical Center
Board Certifications Internal Medicine, Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine, Hematology, Oncology
NPI # 1750352787
Gender Male

Locations + Directions

Tufts Medical Center
800 Washington St.
Box 826
Boston, MA 02111
Fax #: 617-636-3175
Phone #: 617-636-6454

Honors + Awards

2015, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2014, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2014, ROFEH International Humanitarian Award
2013, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2012, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2012, "Top Doctor" and in top 1% in the nation in his specialty, U.S. News & World Report 1992, Transfusion Medicine Fellowship Award, AABB
1986, Henry J. Bakst Scholarship Award, BUSM
1985, Alpha Omega Alpha, Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM)

Professional Memberships

Massachusetts Medical Society
American Society of Hematology (ASH)
American Association of Blood Banks

News, Media + Videos

A drawing of molecular medicine for Tufts Medical Center in downtown Boston, MA.

Tufts Medical Center lab finds gene therapy can stop harmful antibody production.

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Boston magazine honors 2015 “Top Doctors” at Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children.

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Newsweek honors “Top Cancer Doctors 2015” at Tufts Medical Center.

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Myeloma and amyloidosis expert Ray Comenzo talks with a patient in Boston at Tufts Medical Center.

Tufts Medical Center Cancer Center launches the John C. Davis Myeloma and Amyloidosis Program.

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Boston magazine honors 2014 “Top Doctors” at Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children.

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Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children have Boston’s “Top Doctors.”

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