David A. Williams, MD

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
Office Phone: 617-919-2697
Appointment Phone: 617-355-8246, ext. 1
Fax: 617-730-0934
Preferred Contact Method: appointment phone


Treatment Centers
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Clinical Interests
Blood formation, Stem cell biology, Gene therapy, Genetic blood disorders, Aplastic anemia, Chronic granulomatous disease, Fanconi anemia and other genetic disorders, Hematopoiesis, Neutropenia and neutrophil dysfunction syndromes, Viral vectors


Boston Children's Hospital
300 Longwood Ave.
Boston, MA  02115


Board Certifications
Boston Children's Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 1985
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Pediatrics, 1982
Pediatrics, Cincinnati's Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 1980
Medical School
Indiana University School of Medicine, Medicine, 1979

Video: Meet David A. Williams

David Williams, MD, discusses the treatment of pediatric blood disorders at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's.

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As a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School, our physicians are passing on their expertise to the next generation of pediatric hematologists and oncologists.