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MyBCTeam Medical Reviewer | Amy Comander, M.D., DipABLM

Posted on February 21, 2024

Amy Comander, M.D., DipABLM

Breast Oncologist

Amy Comander, M.D., DipABLM

Dr. Amy Herman Comander is a breast oncologist at the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center. She is the director of breast oncology and survivorship at the Mass General Cancer Center in Waltham and at Newton-Wellesley Hospital. She is also the medical director of the Mass General Cancer Center in Waltham. She has a passion for improving the quality of life and outcome of cancer survivors through lifestyle interventions, including exercise, diet, and mind/body strategies.

In collaboration with Dr. Beth Frates and Dr. Michelle Tollefson, she founded PAVING the Path to Wellness, a lifestyle medicine-based program for breast cancer survivors. Recently, Dr. Comander, Dr. Frates, and Dr. Tollefson published the “PAVING the Path to Wellness Workbook.” Dr. Comander practices what she preaches, and she recently ran her ninth consecutive Boston Marathon to support a breast cancer nonprofit organization, the Ellie Fund.


  • Yale School of Medicine (M.D.)
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Fellowship and residency)
  • Certifications

  • Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in oncology and hematology
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine
  • Professional Accolades

  • Member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Affiliations

  • Mass General Cancer Center in Waltham
  • Newton-Wellesley Hospital
  • Harvard Medical School