Suzanne P. MacFarland, MD

Suzanne P. MacFarland, MD
Suzanne P. MacFarland, MD, is an attending physician in the Division of Oncology and Cancer Predisposition Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Juvenile polyposis syndrome, Peutz-Jeghers syndrome, Li-Fraumeni syndrome, PTEN hamartoma tumor syndrome, Familial adenomatous polyposis, Gastrointestinal cancer predisposition
Locations: Main Campus

Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY


Pediatrics - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


Hematology/Oncology - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification


Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Instructor, Division of Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services




MacFarland S, Bauer AJ, Adzick NS, Surrey LF, Noyes J, Kazahaya K, Baloch Z, Mostoufi-Moab S: Disease burden and outcome in pediatric and young adults with concurrent Graves Disease and differentiated thyroid carcinoma. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 103:2918-2925, 2018.


MacFarland SP, Mostoufi-Moab S, Zelley K, Mattei PA, States LJ, Bhatti TR, Duffy KA, Brodeur GM, Kalish JM. Management of adrenal masses in patients with Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome. Management of adrenal masses in patients with Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2017 Aug;64(8). doi: 10.1002/pbc.26432. Epub 2017 Jan 9.


Iyer R, Wehrmann L, Golden RL, Naraparaju K, Croucher JL, MacFarland SP, Guan P, Kolla V, Wei G, Cam N, Li G, Hornby Z, Brodeur GM. Entrectinib is a potent inhibitor of Trk-driven neuroblastomas in a xenograft mouse model. Cancer Letters. 2016; 372(2), 179-86. 


MacFarland SP, Hartung H. Pancytopenia in a patient with methylmalonic acidemia. Blood 2015; 125(11), 1840. 

Awards and Honors

2015, Pediatric Fellowship Teaching Award

2014, Senior Resident Humanitarian Award

2013, Teddy Beddrossian Compassionate Care Award

Editorial and Academic Positions

Academic and Institutional Committees

2016-present, Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Committee 

2016-present, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Fellows Association, Co-Chair

Leadership and Memberships

2015-present, American Society of Clinical Oncology

2015-present, American Association of Cancer Research

2015-present, Advances in Neuroblastoma Research

2014-present, Children’s Oncology Group