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Yager, Phoebe Hildreth, MD

  • Chief, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • Director of Telemedicine, MassGeneral Hospital for Children
  • Program Director, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship






Centers & Specialties

MassGeneral Hospital for Children

Clinical Interests
  • Traumatic injuries
  • Innovative technology in the PICU
Medical Education
  • MD, Dartmouth Medical School
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Boston Children's Hospital|Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Foreign Languages
  • Russian
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
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 - ACD
  • 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
  • OSW - Vermont
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare - ACD
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

Patient Age Group

News & Events

  • FAC Spotlight: Adolescent Rounding Brings New Meaning to Family-Centered Care

    In this FAC Spotlight, meet Eleanor McLaughlin, RN, a nurse on the PICU and member of MGHfC's Family Advisory Council, who helped improve patient care by implementing adolescent rounding in the PICU. Adolescent rounding is an innovative practice that gives teens and young adults a place to be heard and advocate for their care by participating in morning rounds.

  • Yager appointed chief of Critical Care Medicine

    Phoebe Yager, MD, has been appointed chief of Critical Care Medicine for MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC).

  • Connected care

    Julie Perkins was one of the first to use the MassGeneral Hospital for Children's iPad telemedicine technology following her five-year-old daughter Fiona's recovery from reconstructive airway surgery.

  • PICU Study Finds Telemedicine Feasible for Remotely Managing Care

    In a recent study, the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) found that nighttime telemedicine linking staff intensivists on overnight home-call with PICU bedside care providers, patients and their families is technologically feasible and beneficial for remotely managing critically ill patients.

  • Quality and Safety Mini-Grants: A Year in Review

    In 2011, MassGeneral Hospital for Children Quality and Safety awarded grants to six projects including an autism admission plan, a NICU admission checklist and a diabetes transition program.

  • Andrew Johnson Bounces Back After Kidney Transplant

    Toddler Andrew Johnson is thriving since receiving his mother’s kidney in a transplant at MassGeneral Hospital for Children.

  • Breathing Easier in Ecuador

    MassGeneral Hospital for Children specialists traveled to South America to teach airway reconstruction procedures and to promote the concept of collaborative care.


Pediatric Critical Care Unit
175 Cambridge Street
5th Floor
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-724-4380
Fax: 617-724-4391
Pediatric Palliative Care
175 Cambridge St
Suite 523
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-643-9079

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