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Kriston A. Ganguli, MD

Departments
Department of Pediatrics

Specialties

  • MassGeneral Hospital for Children
  • Gastroenterology & Nutrition
Clinical Interests
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn's and ulcerative colitis)
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
Failure to thrive
Celiac disease
Necrotizing enterocolitis prevention
Locations
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Waltham: Mass General West
Medical Education
MD, University of Minnesota Medical School
Residency, Tufts Medical Center
Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatric Gastroenterology, American Board of Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Patient Gateway
Yes, learn more
Patient Age Group
Pediatric
Accepting New Patients
Yes

Biography

Kriston Ganguli, MD is a Board-certified Pediatric Gastroenterologist who cares for patients with a broad range of presentations and disorders, from birth to 21 years of age. She is available to see patients in Boston, MA and Waltham, MA and is involved in the education of Pediatric Gastroenterology fellows and Pediatric residents. Additionally, Dr. Ganguli dedicates time to the scientific investigation of intestinal inflammation in premature infants as well as novel, preventive strategies in this patient population.   

ResearchKriston Ganguli, MD, is a physician scientist who in addition to taking care of patients, has dedicated her research career to investigating preventive strategies for Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC). This disease is one which occurs in premature infants, characterized by severe intestinal inflammation, leading to devastating intestinal necrosis. Specifically, Dr. Ganguli is in the process of isolating and identifying secreted factors from particular bacteria which may have an anti-inflammatory effect in the premature infant's intestine.These factors may provide a possible preventive strategy against NEC in the future.   

Probiotic-Derived Treatment Offers New Hope for Premature Babies

Chemicals secreted by "good" bacteria that typically live in the intestines of babies could reduce the frequency and severity of a common and often-lethal disease of premature infants.

Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-726-8705
Fax: 617-724-2710

Mass General West-Pedi GI & Nutrition
40 Second Avenue
Waltham, MA 02451

Phone: 888-644-3248
Phone 2: 781-466-8980
Fax: 781-466-8987

Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-726-8705
Fax: 617-724-2710

Mass General West-Pedi GI & Nutrition
40 Second Avenue
Waltham, MA 02451

Phone: 888-644-3248
Phone 2: 781-466-8980
Fax: 781-466-8987

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