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Lewis B. Silverman, MD

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

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  • Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, Department of Pediatric Oncology
  • Associate Chief, Pediatric Oncology, Boston Children's Hospital
  • Institute Physician
  • Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Clinical Interests

  • Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)

Contact Information

  • Appointments888-733-4662 (new)
    617-632-3270 (established)
  • Office Phone Number617-632-6191
  • Fax617-632-5710


Dr. Silverman received his MD from Harvard Medical School in 1991 and training in pediatrics at Boston Children's Hospital in 1994. He subsequently completed a fellowship in pediatric hematology-oncology at Boston Children's Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. In 1997, he became an attending physician in pediatric hematology-oncology at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's, and today, he is Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs, Department of Pediatric Oncology, at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Associate Chief, Pediatric Oncology, at Boston Children's Hospital. Dr. Silverman also leads the DFCI/ALL Consortium, which conducts multi-institutional clinical trials for children and adolescents with newly diagnosed acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Board Certification:

  • Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 1998


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


  • Boston Combined Residency Program, Boston Children's Hospital/Boston Medical Center, Pediatrics

Medical School:

  • Harvard Medical School


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