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Laura C. Politte, MD

Laura Politte is a child and adolescent psychiatrist at the Lurie Center for Autism, a multidisciplinary program that treats children, adolescents and adults with autism spectrum and other neurodevelopmental disorders.

  • Phone: 781-860-1700
Departments
Department of Psychiatry

Specialties

  • MassGeneral Hospital for Children
  • Psychiatry
  • Lurie Center for Autism
Clinical Interests
Autism spectrum disorders
Psychiatric aspects of medical illness
Locations
Lexington: Lurie Center for Autism
Medical Education
MD, University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Gender
Female
Patient Age Group
Adult and pediatric
Accepting New Patients
Yes

Biography

Dr. Laura Politte is a child and adolescent psychiatrist at the Lurie Center and a clinical instructor at Harvard Medical School.  She joined the Lurie Center staff after completing a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospital in 2011.


Dr. Politte has a strong interest in caring for individuals with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities, developing comprehensive treatment plans that may include medication and other therapies for emotional and behavioral health.  She also has ties to the delivery of mental health in the community, serving as a consulting psychiatrist for the Children's Friend and Family Service community service agencies in Lynn and Lawrence, Massachusetts. 

Research

Dr. Politte is a co-investigator for a number of studies at the Lurie Center investigating the effectiveness of medications for psychiatric symptoms associated with autism spectrum disorders.

Laura Politte, MD

Dr. Politte is a psychiatrist at the Lurie Center Autism. She takes care of adults and children who have behavorial and mental health needs.

Lurie Center for Autism
1 Maguire Road
Lexington, MA 02421-3114

Phone: 781-860-1700
Fax: 781-860-1766

Lurie Center for Autism
1 Maguire Road
Lexington, MA 02421-3114

Phone: 781-860-1700
Fax: 781-860-1766

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