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Barbara Rose Pober, MD

617-726-1561

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Overview

Departments

Genetics

Pediatrics

Centers & Specialties

MassGeneral Hospital for Children

Clinical Interests
  • Williams syndrome
  • Diaphragmatic hernia
  • Birth defects
  • Hereditary malformations
Medical Education
  • MD, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Tufts Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Clinical Cytogenetic
  • Clinical Genetics (M.D.)
  • Pediatrics
Locations
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Patient Gateway
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Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Connecticut
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
Patient Age Group
Pediatric
Gender
Female

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Research & Publications

Publications

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS RELATING TO WILLIAMS SYNDROME SINCE 2010

  1. Williams Syndrome Predisposes to Vascular Stiffness Modified by Antihypertensive Use and Copy Number Changes in NCF1. Kozel BA, Danback JR, Waxler JL, Knutsen RH, Fuentes LD, Reusz GS, Kis E, Bhatt AB, Pober BR. Hypertension. 2013 Oct 14.
  2. Hearing from parents: the impact of receiving the diagnosis of Williams syndrome in their child. Waxler JL, Cherniske EM, Dieter K, Herd P, Pober BR. Am J Med Genet A. 2013 Mar;161A(3):534-41.
  3. High prevalence of diabetes and pre-diabetes in adults with Williams syndrome. Pober BR, Wang E, Caprio S, Petersen KF, Brandt C, Stanley T, Osborne LR, Dzuria J, Gulanski B. Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet. 2010 May 15;154C(2):291-8.
  4. Pulmonary function and emphysema in Williams-Beuren syndrome. Wan ES, Pober BR, Washko GR, Raby BA, Silverman EK. Am J Med Genet A. 2010 Mar;152A(3):653-6.
  5. Williams-Beuren syndrome. Pober BR. N Engl J Med. 2010 Jan 21;362(3):239-52.

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News & Events

Contact

Pediatric Genetics
55 Fruit Street
Boston MA, 02114-2696
Phone 1: 617-726-1561
Fax: 617-726-1566

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