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David A. Williams, MD


Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

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Physician

  • President, Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center
  • Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer, Boston Children's Hospital
  • Chief, Hematology/Oncology, Boston Children's Hospital*
  • Institute Physician
  • Leland Fikes Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Centers/Programs

Clinical Interests

  • Aplastic anemia
  • Blood formation
  • Chronic granulomatous disease
  • Fanconi anemia and other genetic disorders
  • Gene therapy
  • Genetic blood disorders
  • Hematopoiesis
  • Neutropenia and neutrophil dysfunction syndromes
  • Stem cell biology
  • Viral vectors

Diseases Treated

Contact Information

  • Appointments617-355-8246, ext. 1
  • Office Phone Number617-919-2697
  • Fax617-730-0934

Bio

Dr. David A. Williams is a graduate of Indiana State University and Indiana University School of Medicine. After training in Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Dr. Williams completed fellowship training in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's. He completed his research training here and at the Whitehead Institute at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He then became a faculty member at Harvard Medical School and of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).

*On leave from his role as Chief, Hematology/Oncology, Boston Children's Hospital, September 19, 2019 - August 20, 2020

Board Certification:

  • Pediatrics

Fellowship:

  • Boston Children's Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Residency:

  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Pediatrics

Medical School:

  • Indiana University School of Medicine, Medicine

Location

Boston Children's Hospital
300 Longwood Ave.
Karp Family Research Facilities Room 07212
Boston, MA 02115
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