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Tanuja Chitnis, MD

  • Director of the Partners Pediatric MS Center


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Centers & Specialties

MassGeneral Hospital for Children

Clinical Interests
  • multiple sclerosis
Medical Education
  • MD, University of Toronto
  • Residency, Hahnemann University Hospital
  • Fellowship, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Neurology
  • 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
  • Centene/Celticare
  • 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
  • Medicaid
  • 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)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare - ACD
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
Patient Age Group
Adult and Pediatric

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Dr. Chitnis is the Director of the Partners Pediatric MS Center at the Mass General Hospital for Children. She also sees adult patients with MS at the Brigham and Women's Hospital. She completed her medical training at the University of Toronto Medical School, her Neurology residency in Philadelphia, and a fellowship in Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology at the Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Chitnis has had a longstanding interest in Pediatric MS. She is the Chair of the International Pediatric MS Workgroup, and has written many publications and reviews related to multiple sclerosis. She is actively involved in several research projects to help to better understand and treat MS in children.

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Pediatric Neurology
55 Fruit Street
Boston MA, 02114-2696
Phone: 617-726-2664855-644-6387
Fax: 617-724-7860

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