Treatments

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  • Weight Center

    The Massachusetts General Hospital Weight Center is a fully integrated center within the Digestive Healthcare Center that supports the spectrum of needs for people of all ages seeking help with obesity and weight loss.

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    Call to refer a patient or request a new patient appointment: 617-726-0373

  • Celiac Disease Program

    Adult Patients Only

    The Celiac Disease Program at Massachusetts General Hospital brings together a multidisciplinary team of experts that collaborate with patients with celiac disease to co-create health.

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    For more information or to make an appointment: 855-723-5422

  • Crohn's and Colitis Center

    The Massachusetts General Hospital Digestive Healthcare Center’s Crohn’s and Colitis Center is one of the few comprehensive, multidisciplinary programs in New England dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of patients with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

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    Call to request an appointment or refer a patient: 617-724-6005

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  • Celiac Disease Program

    Adult Patients Only

    The Celiac Disease Program at Massachusetts General Hospital brings together a multidisciplinary team of experts that collaborate with patients with celiac disease to co-create health.

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    For more information or to make an appointment: 855-723-5422

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  • Celiac Disease Program

    Adult Patients Only

    The Celiac Disease Program at Massachusetts General Hospital brings together a multidisciplinary team of experts that collaborate with patients with celiac disease to co-create health.

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    For more information or to make an appointment: 855-723-5422

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  • Midlife Women's Health Center

    The Massachusetts General Hospital Midlife Women’s Health Center brings together experts from more than 15 specialties to improve, promote and advance health care for women at menopause and beyond through research, collaboration and education.

    Contact us: 617-726-6776

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  • Pediatric Anesthesia

    The Pediatric Anesthesia team at MassGeneral Hospital for Children specializes in caring for children before, during and after surgery and other procedures.

    For more information, please call: 617-724-2250

News

  • New guidelines for "gluten-free" - 8/8/2014, Mass General

    The Center for Celiac Research and Treatment at MassGeneral Hospital for Children celebrated a milestone Aug. 5, when new Food and Drug Administration standards for gluten-free labeling went into effect.

  • Studying celiac’s infancy - 7/25/2014, Mass General

    Maureen Leonard, MD, is looking for 500 newborns at risk for celiac disease. The third-year Mass General Hospital for Children (MGHfC) Pediatric Gastroenterology fellow is working with Alessio Fasano, MD, director of the Center for Celiac Research and division chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition at MGHfC.

  • Clearing Up Confusion About Following a Gluten-Free Diet - 7/3/2014, Mass General

    In this news segment with Dr. Mallika Marshall from WBZ-TV Boston, Dr. Alessio Fasano, joined by patient Sharone Jelden, talks about diagnosis and treatment for celiac disease and who benefits from following a gluten-free diet.

  • Dr. Fasano Featured on MSNBC Talk on Leaky Gut and Painkillers - 4/22/2014, Mass General

    Overuse of popular NSAIDs is associated with intestinal permeability, which is a condition associated with celiac disease and other autoimmune disorders. Dr. Alessio Fasano, director of the Center for Celiac Research at MassGeneral Hospital for Children, discusses the implications of using popular pain medication in relation to gluten-related disorders and exercise.

  • Expanding the Spectrum of Gluten-Related Disorders - 4/15/2013, Research

    Transcending the disciplines of microbiology, molecular and cell biology, and physiology, Dr. Alessio Fasano’s research focuses on the mucosal biology of the gut. By focusing on the “cross talk” between enteric pathogens and their hosts, Dr. Fasano’s group has elucidated various organs and cell functions involved in health and disease, including inflammatory and autoimmune disorders.

  • Who Has the Guts for Gluten? - 2/23/2013, Mass General

    New York Times article features Alessio Fasano, MD, of the Center for Celiac Research & Treatment at MassGeneral Hospital for Children.

  • Center for Celiac Research joins MGHfC - 1/25/2013, Mass General

    After nearly two decades of providing clinical care for patients and conducting innovative research on celiac disease and other gluten-related disorders, the Center for Celiac Research has relocated from Baltimore to Massachusetts General Hospital for Children (MGHfC), as part of the MGHfC’s newly renamed Mucosal Immunology and Biology Research Center.

Patient Education

  • Crohn's and Colitis Support Group

    The Crohn's and Colitis Support Group is sponsored by the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America and held at Massachusetts General Hospital. The group is an informal resource to share stories, gather support and learn about coping. Friends and family members are welcome to attend.

  • Gluten-Free Dietary Guidelines

    Massachusetts General Hospital nutritionists offer gluten-free dietary guidelines for patients with celiac disease.

  • Celiac & Children

    Information about children and celiac disease, including symptoms at different ages, what to tell your doctor, getting tested, and more.

  • Celiac Disease Support

    The Celiac Disease Program at Massachusetts General Hospital brings together a multidisciplinary team of experts that collaborate with patients with celiac disease to co-create health.