Appointments and Second Opinions

Speak with one of our New Patient Coordinators to schedule an appointment, refer a patient or request a second opinion. In urgent cases, we can typically see new patients within 24 hours.

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Our Affiliations
HMS Affiliate

Dana-Farber/Boston Children's is a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School.

Our Affiliations

Francesca Alvarez Calderon, MD, PhD

  • Physician
  • Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Office Phone

  • 617-632-3270

Appointment Phone

  • 617-632-3270


  • 617-632-4410


Treatment Centers


Clinical Interests

Cellular therapies



Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  • Pediatrics


  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Boston Children's Hospital


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

Medical School

  • University of Colorado School of Medicine


Francesca Alvarez Calderon, MD, PhD, is an attending physician in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Boston Children's Hospital.  She completed her MD, PhD training in the Medical Scientist Training Program at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.  Dr. Alvarez Calderon completed her Pediatrics residency in the Boston combined residency program and pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Boston Children's Hospital.  She is interested in novel cancer immunotherapies and cellular therapies to treat childhood cancer.