Ronald E. Kleinman, MD, is Physician-in-Chief of MassGeneral Hospital for Children and Chief of Partners Pediatrics. He has served as the Chief of Gastroenterology & Nutrition at MGHfC since 1986.
- Centers & Specialties
- Clinical Interests
- Disorders that affect the gastrointestinal tract
- Pediatric liver disorders
- Pediatric Nutrition
- Food allergy and immune mediated disorders of the intestines
- Medical Education
- MD, New York Medical College
- Residency, Montefiore Hospital & Medical Center
- Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital|Fellowship, Montefiore Hospital & Medical Center
- Board Certifications
- Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
- 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
- Medicare - ACD
- Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
- Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
- OSW - Maine
- OSW - New Hampshire
- Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
- Senior Whole Health
- Tufts Health Plan
- United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
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- Patient Age Group
Dr. Kleinman is Charles Wilder Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. He has served as the Chief of Gastroenterology & Nutrition at MGHfC since 1986.
Dr. Kleinman earned his medical degree from New York Medical College and his master's degree from Harvard Medical School. After completing his residency in Pediatrics at Albert Einstein Medical Center in New York, Dr. Kleinman joined Mass General in 1977 as a clinical and research fellow in the Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition Unit.
Dr. Kleinman has distinguished himself through numerous contributions to the hospital's management and governance. He has served as a Trustee of the Physicians Organization and he currently sits on the boards of Project Bread and the Global Child Nutrition Foundation.
- Research Summary
- Dr. Kleinman's research interests include gastrointestinal immunology; developmental gastroenterology; treatment of acute diarrheal disease; and the psychosocial, cognitive, psycosocial and physical effects of hunger in children.
Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia visited MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) on April 24 for a special tour of the hospital’s cutting-edge facilities.
MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) hosted its 9th annual Research Day on March 28, 2017, with innovative presentations, speakers and poster sessions. The event celebrated the pioneering research of investigators throughout MGHfC whose discoveries help to better understand childhood disease.
Phoebe Yager, MD, has been appointed chief of Critical Care Medicine for MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC).
Patients on Ellison 18 can now follow the yellow brick road to recovery with a “Wizard of Oz” themed pinball machine, donated to MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) by Project Pinball Charity.
MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) has partnered with the city of Salerno, Italy to establish an international research and education center.
The MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) will welcome Elsie Taveras, MD, as the new chief of the Division of General Pediatrics on April 1.
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.
The 13th annual Storybook Ball Oct. 20 at the Museum of Fine Arts raised more than $1.3 million.
MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) has opened a new Pediatric Endoscopy Suite specially designed to help children and their families feel at ease throughout their visit.
Dr. Ronald Kleinman, physician-in-chief of MassGeneral Hospital for Children and expert in pediatric nutrition, weighs in on whether chocolate milk should be offered as a recovery drink for student athletes.
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Ronald E. Kleinman, MD, physician-in-chief of MassGeneral Hospital for Children and unit chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, explains why kids rarely need sports drinks and should not consume energy drinks.
MGH Hotline 1.7.11 Michael Linshaw, MD, a pediatric nephrologist for MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC), died Dec. 31 at his home in Newton. Linshaw, who worked at MGHfC for more than a decade, was 70 years old.
MGH Hotline 11.19.10 On Nov. 11, the MGH celebrated the 10th anniversary of MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) with a birthday party at the Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care.
MGH Hotline 10.08.10 More than 400 friends and supporters of MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) enjoyed the magical storybook theme of Aladdin's Arabian nights at the 11th annual Storybook Ball at The Castle at Park Plaza.
MGH Hotline 07.30.10 MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) has joined Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) to provide a comfortable and restful space for family members of children receiving care.
MGH Hotline 05.21.10 The media’s coverage of the destruction and sorrow in Haiti following the Jan. 12 earth-quake may have slowed, but the grieving and efforts to rebuild are still in the early phases. The following is the story of 12-year-old Gedline Agard and her mother Ginette LaForest.
MGH Hotline 07.10.09 The MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) has again earned a spot on U.S. News & World Report's annual honor roll of the nation's top pediatric hospitals.
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