Diabetes Unit

Contact the Diabetes Center at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Diabetes Treatment Center

50 Staniford Street
Third Floor, Suite 340
Boston, MA 02114

Phone: 617-726-8722
Fax: 617-724-8534
Hours: Weekdays, 8:30 am-5:00 pm, Closed 12:00 - 1:00 pm, After hours:617-726-2000 diabetes MD on call

Public Transportation Access: yes
Disabled Access: yes

Effective January 15, 2015, the MGH Diabetes Center will no longer validate patient parking. The garage located under the 50 Staniford Street building is privately owned and does not offer discounted patient rates. Patients who park in this garage will be responsible for the garage rates. Please note, parking must be paid at the pay station before leaving and only credit cards are accepted. Find more directions and parking information

Patients are encouraged to park at the main campus, where they can receive discounted Mass General patient rates. We are also easily accessible by public transportation and the Partners Shuttle.

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Your primary care physician is responsible for arranging all of your medical care, including referrals to specialists. If you think you need to see a specialist, please call us at 617-726-8722.
InsuranceWe accept most major insurance and managed care plans. Please confirm that we accept your plan before your first visit or when you change carriers. If you are required to choose a primary care physician, please make sure to name a MGH Diabetes/Internist doctor.

Lab Results

Your physician will send most laboratory results directly to you. In case of an urgent result, a physician will call you as soon as possible. If you have any questions about your results, please call 617-726-8722.  If you would like to sign up for Patient Gateway to access your results over the internet, please see someone at the front desk on your next visit.
PrescriptionsTo refill a prescription during center hours, call us at 617-726-8722.

Please have on hand your:

  • unit number and date of birth
  • the name of your medication
  • the dosage
  • the telephone number of the pharmacy you would like to use

 Please allow 48 hours to process your prescription.

Children & AdolescentsThe Pediatric Endocrinology Unit at Mass General Hospital for Children provides care for children and adolescents with diabetes.


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