Verschraegen, Claire F.

Claire Verschraegen, M.D.

Claire F. Verschraegen is a board-certified medical oncology and internal medicine physician who treats mesothelioma patients.

  • Serves as the center’s director of Clinical Sciences and of the Hematology – Oncology Unit.
  • Participates in research projects with four cooperative cancer groups.
  • Research interests include chemotherapy combinations, biomarkers and tissue-sparing procedures.
  • Authored or co-authored many influential, groundbreaking articles on cancer care published in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Teaches at University of Vermont College of Medicine.
  • Member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, American College of Physicians, and Connective Tissue Oncology Society.


  • M.D. degree from Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium.