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    Lewis B. Silverman, MD

    Lewis B. Silverman, MD

    Clinical Director, Pediatric Hematologic Malignancies Center
    Medical Director, Inpatient Oncology
    Institute Physician

    Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School


    Pediatric Hematologic Malignancies

    Office phone: 617-632-6191
    Appointment phone: 888-733-4662 (new); 617-632-3270 (established)
    Fax: 617-632-5710
    Email: lewis_silverman@dfci.harvard.edu

    Preferred contact method: email
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    Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

    Research Department

    Pediatric Oncology


    Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    450 Brookline Avenue
    Boston, MA 02215


    Dr. Silverman received his MD from Harvard Medical School in 1991 and training in pediatrics at Children's Hospital Boston in 1994. He subsequently completed a fellowship in pediatric hematology-oncology at Children's Hospital and DFCI. In 1997, he became an attending physician in pediatric oncology at Children's Hospital and DFCI, where he currently is medical director of the Inpatient Oncology Serive and chief of the Pediatric Hematologic Malignancy Service. He is the principal investigator of the DFCI ALL Consortium, a multi-institutional group conducting clinical trials in children with newly diagnosed and relapsed ALL.


    Board Certification
    Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 1998

    Boston Children's Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 1996

    Boston Combined Residency Program, Boston Children's Hospital/Boston Medical Center, Pediatrics, 07/92 to 06/94

    Children's Hospital Boston, 07/91 to 06/92

    Medical School
    Harvard Medical School, 1991