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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We sponsor and collaborate on clinical trials that break new ground in pediatric cancer and blood disorder treatment. 

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Our Affiliations
HMS Affiliate

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

Our Affiliations

Melisa Ruiz-Gutierrez, MD

  • Physician
  • Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Appointment Phone

  • 888-733-4662 (New Pediatric Patients)
  • 617-632-3270 (Established Pediatric Patients)


  • 617-730-0641


Treatment Centers


Clinical Interests

Bone marrow failure, General hematology



Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics, 2014


  • Seattle Children's Hospital, University of Washington, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology


  • Seattle Children's Hospital, University of Washington

Medical School

  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine