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Michelle (Michelle) L. Katz, MD

  • Assistant Pediatrician


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Dr. Michelle Katz is an Assistant in Pediatrics at Massachusetts General Hospital and Instructor at Harvard Medical School.  She conducts clinical and health services research in youth with type 1 diabetes.



Centers & Specialties

MassGeneral Hospital for Children

Clinical Interests
  • Disorders of puberty
  • Disorders of Growth
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Adrenal disorders
  • Bone disorders
Medical Education
  • MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Residency, University of Connecticut Health Center|Residency, Yale-New Haven Hospital
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Endocrinology
  • 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 - 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 - 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

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

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Michelle Katz is a pediatric endocrinologist, who completed her medical school training at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and her residency training at Yale-New Haven Hospital for Children.  She was a chief resident in pediatrics for the University of Connecticut Pediatric Residency Program.  She completed her fellowship training in pediatric endocrinology at Massachusetts General Hospital and her Masters in Public Health at the Harvard School of Public Health.  She currently sees patients and conducts clinical and health services research in the field of type 1 diabetes with a particular interest in improving the management of cardiovascular risk factors in youth with type 1 diabetes.

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Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Michelle Katz conducts clinical and health services research as an Assistant Investigator within the Section on Clinical, Behavioral and Health Outcomes Research at the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, MA.  Her research focuses on improving the health and well-being of youth with type 1 diabetes and their families.  She is currently investigating improvements in management of cardiovascular risk factors in youth with type 1 diabetes. Learn more about research at the Pediatric Endocrine Program and Diabetes Center.


View my most recent publications at PubMed

Katz M, Laffel L, Perrin J, Kuhlthau K. Impact of Type 1 Diabetes on the Family is Reduced with the Medical Home, Care Coordination, and Family Centered Care. Journal of Pediatrics.  2012 May;160(5):861-7.
Katz M, Volkening L, Anderson B, Laffel L. Incidence rates (IR) of severe hypoglycemia differ across contemporary insulin regimens in pediatric type 1 diabetes (T1D).   Diabetic Medicine. 2012 Jul;29(7)926-32. 

Katz M, Volkening L, Butler D, Anderson B, Laffel L.  Family-based psychoeducation and care ambassador intervention to improve glycemic control in youth with type 1 diabetes: a randomized trial.  Pediatric Diabetes.  In press.

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Pediatric Endocrine Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston MA, 02114-2696
Phone: 617-726-2909
Fax: 617-724-0581

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