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David A. Williams, MD

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

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  • Associate Chairman, Department of Pediatric Oncology
  • Chief, Hematology/Oncology, Boston Children's Hospital
  • Institute Physician
  • Leland Fikes Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

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

  • Appointments888-733-4662 (New Pediatric Patients)
    617-632-3270 (Established Pediatric Patients)
  • Fax617-730-0934


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).

Board Certification:

  • Pediatrics


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


  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Pediatrics

Medical School:

  • Indiana University School of Medicine, Medicine


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